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May 20, 2022
Atlanta Market grows gift offerings for summer

Atlanta Market, with a large gift product offering, expands its 5,000+ brands with 32 showroom updates for the Summer 2022 edition, July 12-18, 2022 at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Atlanta Market’s gift offerings are bigger and better... more »

May 20, 2022
Las Vegas Market offers expanded home décor and furnishings

Las Vegas Market provides an opportunity this summer for buyers to source fresh product across the home décor resources – including some 24 new, expanded and relocated showrooms and 60+ temporary exhibitors – and home... more »

May 19, 2022
NRF expects consumers to spend $20 billion on Father’s Day gifts 

Consumer spending this Father’s Day is expected to total $20 billion, nearly on par with last year’s record-setting figure of $20.1 billion, according to the annual consumer survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF)... more »

May 18, 2022
Dallas Apparel & Accessories Show offers expanded selection of brands

The June Apparel & Accessories Market will be the largest apparel and accessories trade event in Dallas since 2004, according to Dallas Market Center. Details for the June 14-17 show include new permanent showrooms and... more »

May 18, 2022
Retail sales grow in April

Consumers accustomed to inflation continued to spend in April as retail sales overcame higher prices to show both monthly and year-over-year increases, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. “April retail sales demonstrate consumer strength and... more »

May 17, 2022
burton + BURTON welcomes new designer 

burton + BURTON announced that Jacob McCall, AIFD, AAF, FSMD, CFD, will join the design team. McCall will also serve as an instructor at the upcoming burton + BURTON 40th anniversary celebration, Ballooniversity. [caption id="attachment_81980"... more »

May 13, 2022
DMC’s Total Home & Gift Market delivers hundreds of new brands

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the first show of the summer, will be the largest trade event in more than ten years according to Dallas Market Center. The centrally located marketplace that is welcoming... more »

May 13, 2022
Lawn & Garden Retailer welcomes new editorial director

Great American Media Services, publisher of Lawn & Garden Retailer (L&GR), Greenhouse Product News, Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends, has appointed Abby McGarry (Kleckler) to the role of editorial director of its horticulture division.... more »

May 11, 2022
DMC offers expanded temps at Total Home & Gift Market this June

Dallas Market Center has announced exclusive details regarding the debut of the expanded and reimagined Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, June 22-25. The event will be the largest in more than ten years... more »

May 11, 2022
U.S. ports set new record for imports

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in merchandise ahead of rising costs and further supply... more »

May 10, 2022
SF NOW + *Noted report high quality attendance and order-writing

SF NOW + *Noted successfully launched their first in-person April Market at the vibrant Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture April 28-29, 2022. A joint effort by Emerald, producers of NY NOW, and the... more »

May 10, 2022
Voting opens for the best card of the year for the Consumer’s Choice Awards

The Greeting Card Association (GCA), has opened voting for the Consumer's Choice Award. "The Consumer’s Choice Award is unlike any of the rest simply due to the fact that our judges don’t choose who wins... more »

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