Gift industry financial news & reports

Mergers and acquistions, profit and loss, Chapter 11, sales and revenues from the leading gift vendors.
  • Fitz and Floyd Acquires Sadek; Signs Deal with Hershey’s

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    NEWTOWN, PA – Fitz and Floyd has acquired Andrea by Sadek. The acquisition was fueled by the company’s desire to better leverage the brand. Fitz and Floyd will maintain the existing collection, including The Williamsburg and Children’s Tea Sets, as well add new collections and enhanced sales support. More

  • Danish Brand Bloomingville Announces U.S. Launch

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Danish design brand, Bloomingville, will make its U.S. debut with Ivystone this January. The brand will premiere at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, followed by the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market and the Las Vegas World Market. More

  • Alessi Partners with Delta

    ATLANTA and CRUSINALLO, Italy – In 2017 Delta Air Lines’ Delta One and First Class cabins will get a taste of Italy. The company has partnered with Alessi to create a signature line of plates, glasses, flatware and service products. More

  • Ercuis, Raynaud Join Sambonet

    Sambonet Paderno Industrie S.p.A., parent company of tabletop manufacturer Rosenthal, has acquired a 100 percent stake in French silverware company Ercuis. Ercuis also holds 55.25 percent shareholding in Raynaud, a porcelain manufacturing company founded in Limoges in 1849; the remaining capital is owned by the Raynaud family. More

  • Demdaco, OneCoast Form Strategic Partnership

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    LEAWOOD, KS - Demdaco has announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with OneCoast, which will create a new sales division exclusively dedicated to selling Demdaco product. The two companies will enter this new partnership January 1, 2016. More

  • Lalique to Open Hotel, Restaurant

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    NEW YORK – Luxury brand Lalique is set to open a hotel and restaurant this Friday, September 18, in Wingen-sur-Moder, France, just five minutes from the Lalique Museum and Factory. More

  • Accessories Council & Lividini & Co. Launch Emerging Designer Competition

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    NEW YORK – Accessories Council and Lividini & Co., a brand strategy company that specializes in driving established and emerging brands to success, have launched the second annual Emerging Designers Competition. More

  • CB Gift Signs License Agreement with That’s All Gift Brand

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    PHOENIX – CB Gift recently announced that it has signed a licensing agreement to be the worldwide manufacturer and wholesale distributor for That’s All. gift brand by Karen Kogan Rosenzweig. More

  • Fiskars to Acquire WWRD

    HELSINKI - Fiskars Corporation has agreed to acquire the WWRD group of companies, including Waterford, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert and Rogaška, for $437 million. More

  • Ivystone and CMA Merge

    Ivystone Group LLC and California Marketing Associates (CMA) have merged. Each will retain their respective agency names, vendor partners and sales teams where they presently exist and function throughout the country. More

  • Enesco to Launch Five Sites on MarketLive

    PETALUMA, CA—Enesco, LLC will launch five new websites on MarketLive, an e-commerce technology platform for fast-growing merchants. The newly re-launched sites include Department 56, Enesco Gifts and Gund brands. More

  • Retail Employment Uptick Post Holidays

    WASHINGTON – Even though the holiday season has passed, retail industry employment increased by 34,800 jobs in January, as retailers and merchants held on and even added to their staffs following the holiday shopping season, reported the National Retail Federation. More

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