News

December 1, 2016
Party on Peachtree ready for January Market

A spectacular new venue, new features and new beneficiaries mark the third-annual staging of Party on Peachtree 2017, the Atlanta January Market’s hottest ticket and the largest event of the U.S. winter home and gift... more »

December 1, 2016
Las Vegas Market hosts Housewares Design Awards celebration

For the first time ever, Las Vegas Market will host the Housewares Design Awards Gala, a celebration of winners and finalists in 12 categories, on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  During the two hour reception, 60 finalists will... more »

November 30, 2016
Designers, retailers explore outdoor trends at AmericasMart January 2017 market

Trendsetting casual furniture, garden gifts and coastal living lines and designs presented in hundreds of showrooms and booths help make AmericasMart Atlanta the marketplace of necessity for buyers and designers The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings... more »

November 30, 2016
Derrick Ricketts to join Dallas Market Center as vice president of Leasing, Home & Design

Dallas Market Center, the largest and most successful open-daily home décor  marketplace in the country, today announced home décor industry veteran Derrick Ricketts will join the company as vice president leasing, home and design. He begins the... more »

November 30, 2016
Natural body care brand My Real Earth launches first holiday exclusive

My Real Earth is an alternative body care brand that offers unique products made with natural ingredients which are then infused with essential oils. Since its new website launch a few months ago, the brand... more »

November 23, 2016
NY NOW announces winter 2017 seminar program

Continuing its trend of providing attendees with incredible industry insight, NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, today announced that registration is now open for its popular seminar series at the winter 2017 market. In... more »

November 23, 2016
New England Gift Show makes debut in Cape Cod

The New England Gift Show will make its debut in 2017 in Hyannis, Cape Cod. Taking place March 4-5, the show is hosted by Steel Productions, which has more than 20 years of trade show... more »

November 23, 2016
Retailers welcome court-issued timeout on overtime rules

The National Retail Federation welcomed a judge’s ruling today that will prevent the Labor Department’s changes to federal overtime rules from taking effect as scheduled on December 1. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant issued a preliminary... more »

November 22, 2016
Seminar schedule announced for January 2017 Philadelphia Gift Show

Urban Expositions, producers and managers of the Philadelphia Gift Show, has announced the full educational line-up for the January 6-9, 2017 edition, held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. Attending retailers will have a... more »

November 22, 2016
Dallas Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards deadline extended to November 29

Dallas Market Center today announced an extension for entries for the first Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, to be held during the Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, Jan. 18-24, 2017. Entries are now being accepted through November 29.... more »

November 21, 2016
Las Vegas Market accepting Global Goodness submissions

Las Vegas Market announced today that entries for the sixth edition of its Global Goodness Awards, which recognize furniture, home décor and gift companies for environmentally-friendly, sustainable and socially responsible business practices, will be accepted... more »

November 21, 2016
Toy Industry Association unveils 2017 Toy of the Year finalists

From innovative tech toys and licensed characters to enriching playthings that teach and inspire, 100 finalists for the prestigious 2017 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards were unveiled today by the Toy Industry Association (TIA).... more »

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December 4, 2016 - December 7, 2016

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December 4, 2016 - December 7, 2016

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December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016

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