July 28, 2016
GHTA announces 2016 conference keynote speakers, agenda

The Gift and Home Trade Association [GHTA], the industry’s leading non-profit trade association, has announced its two major keynote speakers and the rest of its agenda for this year’s Gift & Home Bridgeway Collaborative Conference.... more »

July 28, 2016
Toy Industry Foundation receives 20,000 dolls to comfort children in need

Children who are impoverished, underserved or otherwise in need will receive brand new Madame Alexander dolls this summer, thanks to the toy company’s generous donation of 20,000 customizable doll sets during the Toy Industry Foundation’s (TIF)... more »

July 26, 2016
How to Make Snapchat Work for Your Retail Business

What Is Snapchat? Did you know Snapchat is the fastest growing social network right now? If you don’t already know about the tool, it’s a fun photo/video messaging app that allows users to snap disappearing... more »

July 25, 2016
ICON HONORS celebrates global innovation in the home and gift industry’s most celebrated recognition

The seventh annual ICON HONORS celebrated global innovation as top achievers and superior achievements were recognized on the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry. Staged at Atlanta’s world-renowned Fox Theatre... more »

July 22, 2016
Las Vegas Market announces new trends

Las Vegas Market announced that its signature FIRST LOOK trend presentation and curated display will showcase four trending themes – Forest Splendor, How Novelties, In Black & White and New Heights – featuring new and... more »

July 20, 2016
CWI Gifts celebrates 35 years with open house

CWI Gifts, a leading distributor of country and primitive gifts and home decor, will celebrate 35 years in business this summer with a Back to the '80s Open House celebration to be held August 18-21. The... more »

July 20, 2016
NY NOW expands international offerings with record-setting number of brands, pavilions

NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is pleased to shine a spotlight on the international community at the summer 2016 market this August. Most notably, NY NOW is anticipating a 73 percent increase... more »

July 19, 2016
Wild Republic Brand gets new look

      Wild Republic launched a new logo to align with the growth of its brand. The Wild Republic Brand has stood for nature education, inspiration and creative, adventurous fun for nearly four decades.... more »

July 19, 2016
Las Vegas Market hosts Gift For Life benefit at summer market

Las Vegas Market announced today that it will host its 6th annual “Up on the Roof” gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life, the sole national charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home décor... more »

July 19, 2016
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 »

July 18, 2016
Las Vegas Market boasts largest ever temporary presentation

Las Vegas Market announced today that it will offer retailers its largest-ever number of temporary exhibitors, with more than 500 companies showcased in four venues – Pavilions 1 and 2 (gift and home décor) and... more »

July 14, 2016
LAMKT and LA Mart merge locations

Responding to buyer demand for a comprehensive, convenient location for LA’s order-writing resources, Urban Expositions and the LA Mart will reorganize the Winter 2017 edition of Los Angeles Gift and Home Market Week. As part... more »

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