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April 25, 2019
Las Vegas Market opens submissions for FIRST LOOK program

Las Vegas Market is now accepting submissions for its proprietary FIRST LOOK trend program at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market, running July 28 – Aug. 1, 2019. All Las Vegas Market exhibitors are invited to... more »

April 24, 2019
Philadelphia Gift Show expands, rebrands and relocates

Returning July 21 through 24, 2019 to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Gift Show is bringing its popular Markers' Market booths together with the Artisan Alley tabletop displays and rebranding the... more »

April 22, 2019
CEO Summit at Summer Las Vegas Market opens registration

Registration for the CEO Summit at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market is now open at lvmkt.com/ceosummit. Additionally, 10 sponsors have been confirmed to date for the executive-level conference for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.... more »

April 22, 2019
WPD gives sustainability in jewelry a new meaning for Earth Day

As we celebrate Earth Day today and place so much emphasis on creating a positive footprint in today's climate, the retail industry has seen a major shift toward sustainable and eco-friendly options.   In fashion,... more »

April 19, 2019
March retail sales are up

Retail sales were up 1 percent in March seasonally adjusted from February and up 0.8 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “March’s numbers... more »

April 18, 2019
Las Vegas Market partners with American Institute of Floral Designers

Las Vegas Market is partnering with the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) to host a one-day event that connects market vendors with buyers and designers in the floral industry. The event will take place... more »

April 17, 2019
Nominations now open for 31st annual ARTS Awards

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, shared nominations are officially open for the 31st Annual ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards, presented each January in concurrence with Dallas Total Home & Gift Market,... more »

April 17, 2019
National Hardware Show brings excitement

Have you ever been to the National Hardware Show? Here are five fresh reasons why you should attend the 2019 show. May is a busy time at the garden center, but there are many reasons... more »

April 16, 2019
Millennial couples plan weddings prior to proposals

Wedding Wire, Inc. a leader in the global wedding industry, released findings from its 2019 Newlywed Report. The report analyzes behaviors of over 18,000 respondents and provides insight into how real, modern-day couples are planning their weddings, finding... more »

April 15, 2019
Las Vegas Market sets panelists for signature Ahead of the Curve program

Las Vegas Market named four interior designers – Aimee Wertepny, Britany Simon, Denise Morrison, and Marie Flanigan – as principal panelists for its popular “Ahead of the Curve” educational program, a proprietary home furnishings forecast... more »

April 11, 2019
Designer Greetings expands with Kristin Michaels Greetings acquisition

Designer Greetings is expanding with its recent acquisition of Kristin Michaels Greetings. Established in 1984, Kristin Michaels Greetings is an independent greeting card distributor, wholesaling products from several small studio card manufacturers from Chicago. A... more »

April 11, 2019
IMC selects five best booth winners at Spring High Point Market

International Market Centers (IMC) released the Best Booth winners for Spring 2019 High Point Market. The five named winning exhibitors include: Barloga Studios, Creative Cables, Michel Ferrand, Objet De Curiosite, and Revelation Culture. "IMC is... more »

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