July 8, 2020
National Hardware Show cancels September 2020 event, plans virtual event

Over the last few months, the National Hardware Show (NHS) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on members of the global hardware and home improvement community. Originally slated to open its... more »

July 8, 2020
NY NOW, NSS cancels October Fall Edition

NY NOW, a modern wholesale market for retailers and specialty buyers seeking diversity and discovery, has decided, based on recent developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and after consultation with its community partners, to cancel... more »

July 8, 2020
Shoppe Object cancels October event, adds virtual Shoppe On

Shoppe Object, the bi-annual independent tradeshow for home and gift, announced the cancellation of its October show in New York City, due to safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The show plans to resume the... more »

July 8, 2020
Sullivans’ survey frames the future home décor purchasing habits

A new Sullivans' survey highlighted the future of consumer home décor purchasing habits. The home décor industry is fine, according to a survey by Sullivans. Despite an uncertain economy and the pandemic prompting a priority... more »

July 8, 2020
Online sees record retail growth

Online dog boutique,, sees record retail growth during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, reflecting dramatic rates of new pet adoptions. Jennifer Kirk, owner and founder of, a large online pet boutique, and board member on the VanderpumpDogs... more »

July 7, 2020
Sullivans offers a new way to shop with its virtual marketplace

Sullivans, a designer and marketer of home décor products, permanent botanicals, and giftware, revealed a new way to shop this market season through its new virtual marketplace. “2020 has been a year unlike any other. Full... more »

July 6, 2020
Las Vegas Market enlists 12 designers to create its Virtual Showhouse

Las Vegas Market announced its first-ever Build the Room: Virtual Showhouse, a project in which 12 well-known designers use cross-category exhibitor product to create a show-stopping room. The program, which will soon be live on... more »

July 2, 2020
2020 TAGIE Awards open nominations and celebrate new name

In the spirit and theme of Celebration, the TAGIE Awards has expanded its platform this year and will again honor the best and brightest innovators, designers and marketers in the toy and game industry. The... more »

July 1, 2020
Dallas Market Center welcomes buyers to its June Apparel & Accessories Market and KidsWorld Market

Dallas Market Center (DMC), a lifestyle marketplace in North America, supported retail’s rebound with a successful Apparel & Accessories Market and KidsWorld Market, June 23-26. The concurrent events, which were the first held since retail... more »

July 1, 2020
Share Your Story: Simply Say

This online greeting card business shares how it is coping with the current retail climate With so many retailers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to Share Your Story so we may share... more »

July 1, 2020
GCA hosts Noted Pitch Program for black-owned companies and makers

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) will host its Noted Pitch Program for Black-Owned Companies/Black Makers on July 16, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. E.T. The GCA’s unique Noted Pitch Program offers makers the chance to “pitch”... more »

June 30, 2020
Share Your Story: Anna+Pookie

This online retailer shares how they are coping with COVID-19 and the current retail climate With so many retailers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to Share Your Story so we may share... more »

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