August 25, 2016
Dallas Market Center hosts Dine + Design: Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2017

Dallas Market Center announced Dine + Design, the semi-annual education and networking luncheon for the interior design community, October 11, 11 a.m. at the World Trade Center. Dine + Design brings together more than 600 designers for a... more »

August 24, 2016
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 or call 800-666-5858.   The Hearthside Collection Cardinal... more »

August 23, 2016
Dallas’ September Total Home & Gift Market offers buying needs for holidays

Dallas Market Center delivers highly sought-after products to meet holiday buying needs at the last major market of the year, the Total Home & Gift Market, Sept. 15-17. As more stores seek to diversify their... more »

August 23, 2016
Three companies win Eco Choice Awards at NY NOW

NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is has announced the winners of its 12th semi-annual Eco Choice Awards program for the summer 2016 market. From more than 150 products, three have been... more »

August 22, 2016
Best New Product Awards announced at summer NY NOW

Setting the stage for the fall and holiday season, the winners of NY NOW’s “Best New Product” Awards and “Best Exclusive Launch” Award were announced Monday, Aug. 22, at NY NOW®, the Market for Home,... more »

August 19, 2016
NY NOW summer market set to heat up New York

In just a few days, NY NOW, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will bring approximately 25,000 attendees and 2,700 premier established and emerging brands together at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City... more »

August 18, 2016
Las Vegas Market raises $9,500 for Gift For Life

Las Vegas Market announced today that its sixth annual Up on the Roof gala raised $9,500 to benefit Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home décor industries' leading charitable organization. The fundraiser, widely recognized... more »

August 17, 2016
Back-to-school shopping only at halfway mark despite early start

Although back-to-school shopping started earlier this year, families are slowly tackling their supplies lists. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades... more »

August 16, 2016
Dallas Market Center debuts Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards

The first annual Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards sponsored by Gourmet Insider will be held at Dallas Market Center during the Total Home & Gift Market, January 18-24, 2017. “Dallas Market Center is home to some... more »

August 12, 2016
Las Vegas Market sets summer attendance record

  Las Vegas Market announced today that the just-concluded Summer Market registered exponential attendance gains, with overall attendance up 8% over last Summer Market, and gift buyer attendance up 28% specifically. The Summer 2016 edition... more »

August 12, 2016
Papyrus Online launches personalized gifts by Mountaincow

  Dominique Schurman, CEO of Schurman Retail Group, today announced that an extensive new line of personalized gifts by Mountaincow have been added to PAPYRUS stores. The line includes beautifully printed personalized mugs, notepads, water... more »

August 12, 2016
NRF/Forrester survey says EMV pushing aside other payment initiatives

Reducing credit and debit card fraud by implementing EMV chip card acceptance has become retailers’ top payment issue in 2016, but retailers are also busy with new data security enhancements such as point-to-point encryption and tokenization to... more »

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