The New York Tabletop Market’s Spring 2017 Breakfast Seminar will feature the program E-tail vs. Retail: Tales of How to Maximize Sales in Tabletop.
Jung Lee, owner of the eponymous New York City boutique and co-founder of Fête event company, and Debbie Propst, president of home e-tailer One Kings Lane, will join the panel discussion. Warren Schoulberg, industry veteran and editiorial director of Home Furnishing News will serve as moderator.
Lee is known for offering an original retail experience in her shop that embodies her own dream residence with a highly curated assortment of tabletop, bridal registry, gifts and home accessories for every occasion. Propst has an extensive merchandising background, having worked for Neiman Marcus and Abercrombie & Fitch before joining One Kings Lane in 2012 and being named president in 2016 after the e-tailer’s acquisition by Bed Bath and Beyond.
“We are thrilled to have such a distinguished panel on board to share their expertise on tableware and giftware and home accessories sales, with each applying a unique lens to sales and marketing in-store and online.” said Laurie Burns, director and SVP of Forty One Madison. “In an era where purchasing options are endless, it’s more important than ever for brands to be nimble and evolve to stay relevant and top of mind for consumers.”
The seminar and breakfast will take place in Forty One Madison’s newly renovated Level A meeting room on Wednesday, April 5 from 8-9:30 a.m. Seating for the program will be limited and advanced registration is recommended. You can register and find out more about the New York Tabletop Market being held April 4-7 at www.41madison.com