Thursday, March 20, 2014

International Home + Housewares Show a Smashing Success

More than 2,000 exhibitors and 60,000 attendees packed the McCormick Place in Chicago March 15-18 for the International Home + Housewares Show. Numerous seminars were held throughout the four-day event covering topics ranging from trends, social media integration, color, and new data on consumers purchases.

Walking the aisles, one could spot numerous new and trendy products, as well as updated staples. No matter which building buyers were visiting, they smelled the faint whiff of food in the background (and maybe even indulged in a few samples) thanks to the numerous cooking demonstrations.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Spring 2014 230 Fifth Avenue Highlights

The company was founded in Florence in 1947, the brainchild of Fano Puliti and Vinicio Tarli. For years product collections are designed with stylists and designers of the most prestigious international brands of interior decoration and stores dedicated to home linen that wish to have an exclusive line. Product lines are made specifically for hotels, restaurants and spas. The new showroom space is located at 230 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1915. 

JT Rose & Co. is a family business with over 30 years of experience and imports quality merchandise from around the world. The latest division of the company has a goal to create unique character and style in home décor. The beautiful array of mirrors, trays and vases are only some of the many home items created by the design team. The new showroom space is located at 230 Fifth Avenue, Suite 312. 

Nishat Mills Limited, the flagship company of Nishat group, was established in 1951. NML is the largest compo-site textile set up in Pakistan, with an annual turnover of US $ 575 million and ISO 9001 certified. They are one of the most trusted brands in the spinning market due to their efficient production and quality, with over 300,000 spindles operationally organized into 8 spinning units. Visit there new showroom at 230 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The New England Made Show Celebrates 30 Years

Giraffe Events, the producers of the successful New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Shows, celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Spring show March 15-17, 2014 at the Portland Sports Complex in Portland, Maine (512 Warren Avenue, Portland, Maine). The New England Made Shows are the only wholesale shows in the country dedicated to presenting hand-crafted giftware, home furnishings, and specialty food created in New England.

"Our successful spring show has long been known as the showcase for quality New England made products. Retailers look to us as a one-stop shop for unique New England made gifts and specialty food, says Stefa Normantas, Show Producer, Giraffe Events.

Qualified retail buyers can find more information or register online at The show is not open to the general public. 

New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show, Spring

Portland Sports Complex, Portland Maine (512 Warren Avenue, Portland, Maine)

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 10am – 5pm, Sunday, March 16, 2014, 10am – 5pm; Monday, September 17, 2014, 9am – 4pm