SCAFATI & COMPANY, SANGO AND YAMAZAKI TABLEWARE RENEW
PERMANENT SHOWROOM LEASES AT FORTY ONE MADISON

 

New York, NY --- On the heels of three other permanent showroom lease renewals at Forty One Madison reported the end of December, Laurie Burns, Senior Vice President, Director announced three more have been inked this month:   Yamazaki Tableware, an early building tenant since 1980; Sango America, a leading brand in the housewares/tabletop category and tenant beginning in 1986 and Scafati & Company, distributor and importer of fine tableware, including Fortessa and Schott Zwiesel.   Scafati & Company became a tenant in 2004 and is planning new product introductions in 2009 including table linens and up-market housewares from France.  

     Ms. Burns noted these three renewals bring to a total of six since the Fall 2008 New York Tabletop Market.   "I believe this harbinger of good news indicates a strong vote of confidence in both the tableware industry and Forty One Madison as its headquarters.   Our roster of companies is international in scope with leading names across the board, from luxury brands to high-end housewares.    We have been pleased with the steady traffic in the building for the New York Gift Show and are looking forward to a well attended Spring Tabletop Market in April."

     It was previously announced that Lunt Silversmiths, Royal Crown Derby and Nikko Ceramics renewed leases at the end of December 2008.

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Forty One Madison, a Rudin Building, is committed to the growth and support of the tableware and gift industries in New York.   Located at the corner of Madison and 26 th Street, the building is open daily 9:00 to 6:00 PM.   For showroom listings and special events, click on www.41madison.com or for questions, contact: Laurie Burns at lburns@rudin.com