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Focus On: Home Décor

CWI Gifts Feather Pine Trees make a great accent piece for winter. Trees feature wispy branches with pinecones and a burlap-wrapped base. Available in 12, 18 and 24 inches. Visit http://shopcwi.com or call 800-666-5858.   The Hearthside Collection Cardinal... more »

Focus On: Candles

A Cheerful Giver Enjoy these "Locally Grown" in the USA. The old family recipes feature "True to Life" fragrances as if they were fresh from your local farmer. Each ceramic can is double-wicked and 20... more »

Focus On: Baby Products

Baby Elephant Ears Unparalleled in style and function, Baby Elephant Ears is a multiuse headrest providing comfortable spinal and neck alignment and is offered in an array of prints. Sticky Bellies Brag Blocks from Sticky... more »

Coton Colors Convention educates, rejuvenates attendees

As retailers, it can be somewhat difficult to become inspired on a regular basis. This past April, however, the inspiration continuously flowed at the annual Coton Colors Convention held in Destin, Florida.The idea of a... more »

Toy Fair: an appropriate place for a 20, 30 and 40-something to be a kid

Earlier this week, creative innovators abound brought their respective toys and games to showcase at the 113th annual Toy Fair. Boasted as one of... more »

What I learned in Dallas

While snow was piling up everywhere across the country, it was a cool 40-something degrees in Dallas last week. Thousands of people with a penchant for product inundated the Dallas Market Center to see the... more »

Iowa State University design students gain valuable field experience through Cubic Visual Systems

Iowa State University Design Instructor Amy Mikovec understands how important it is to give her students real-world design experience.  For the second time in two years Mikovec and her ISU design students have traveled from... more »

Houzz shares five big trends from this week’s High Point Market

High Point Market, which bills itself as the largest furnishings-industry trade show in the world, is in full swing. The twice-yearly show in High Point, North Carolina, is a prime place to learn about the... more »

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Upcoming Trade Shows

April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Columbus MarketPlace (April)

Dublin, OH
May 2, 2017 - May 4, 2017

GSMA Conference

Dallas, TX
May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017

International Jewelry and Merchandise Show

New Orleans, LA
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017

West Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Santa Ana, CA
May 20, 2017 - May 22, 2017

GTS Greensboro Show

Greensboro, NC
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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