April 25, 2017
Las Vegas Market forges five new industry partnerships

Las Vegas Market announced it has extended its affiliation with industry organizations to include five new partners – American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA), PLATIN-Latin American Alliance Sierra Pacific Crafts... more »

April 24, 2017
Mother’s Day spending to reach record high

Consumers say they will spend more than ever on Mother’s Day this year as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey... more »

April 20, 2017
Indigo Girls live at Icon Honors 2017

The iconic duo Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) will take the ICON HONORS 2017 stage on Thursday, July 13 in an exclusive performance capping the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry. The... more »

April 20, 2017
IHFC adds new sources on furniture, accessory floors, cutting-edge companies in InterHall

Fashion house Badgley Mischka is joining the incredible lineup of exhibitors at the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC) for the Spring High Point Market, April 22-26, 2017. They join new tenants on the furniture and accessory... more »

April 18, 2017
Impoverished kids get boatload of Bandaloom kits, courtesy of Tristar Products

Children who are impoverished, underserved, ill, or facing other forms of adversity will receive brand new Bandaloom kits this year thanks to Tristar Products, Inc.’s generous donation of more than 300,000 kits to the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF).... more »

April 17, 2017
Registration opens for Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market

Registration for summer 2017 Las Vegas Market – the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and the leading furniture market in the western U.S. – is open at  With a record 4,000+ lines,... more »

April 17, 2017
New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show releases 2017 retailer report

The New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show (NEM) released their first annual Spring Retailer Report. Results were polled from the retail audience attending the Spring New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show,... more »

April 17, 2017
National Retail Federation ups fight against ‘job-killing’ tax proposal

House Republicans in Congress have proposed a “border adjustment tax” on all imported goods — from clothing to computers, gasoline to groceries and toys to tires. The BAT would be a new, additional tax that... more »

April 17, 2017
IMC senior vice president of marketing receives Outstanding Women in Business Award

International Market Center’s announces that Senior Vice President of Marketing Karen Olson has received an Outstanding Women in Business Award from Triad Business Journal in Greensboro, N.C. In its 18th year, the awards program not... more »

April 15, 2017
Focus On: Baby

When the big news hits, share it with the... more »

April 14, 2017
New Discovery Zone, growing number of new exhibitors headline July 2017 Philadelphia Gift Show

To enhance the show floor experience and increase the educational offerings for its buyer base, the Philadelphia Gift Show will launch a new "Discovery Zone' on he show floor for the July 23-26, 2017, edition at the... more »

April 12, 2017
New exhibitors added to iconic showplace building for April High Point Market

One of the most iconic buildings at the High Point Market, Showplace is adding new sources to its impressive lineup for the Spring show, April 22-26, 2017. Art Point (Show 2314), Steven Shell (Show 2340), and... more »

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