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November 16, 2021
Faire closes $400 million in a Series G investment round

Faire, an online wholesale marketplace connecting more than 300,000 retailers with 40,000 brands around the world, announced the closing of $400 million in a Series G investment round co-led by new investors, Durable Capital Partners... more »

November 16, 2021
IMC’s November Market Insights explores real estate trends impacting the home furnishing industry 

International Market Centers’ (IMC) November 2021 Market Insights explores real estate trends and their impact on the home furnishing industries through a conversation between Bob Maricich, CEO, and Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior... more »

November 16, 2021
IMC offers expanded resources at the Winter Atlanta Market

Atlanta Market kicks off the gift wholesale and retail year with 40 showroom updates among its 700+ gift showrooms presented on 19 floors at the Winter 2022 edition, Jan. 11-18, 2022 at AmericasMart Atlanta. Together,... more »

November 15, 2021
CWI consolidates its showrooms at Atlanta Market

Capping off a year-long celebration of its fortieth anniversary, CWI is making moves in Atlanta to better serve wholesale buyers. The company announced a consolidation of its four Atlanta Market showrooms to the sixth floor... more »

November 12, 2021
Peking Handicraft celebrates 45 years

Peking Handicraft will ring in the New Year by celebrating a huge milestone – 45 years in the home textiles wholesale business, as a now second-generation family-owned company. Peking has experienced tremendous growth since being... more »

November 11, 2021
IMC presents 26 buying events in 2022

International Market Centers (IMC) expands its apparel, furniture, gift and home décor market calendar in 2022 to 26 markets and buying events presented in Atlanta, High Point, NC and Las Vegas. “IMC is one of... more »

November 11, 2021
Tiqets names winners of its annual Remarkable Venue Awards

Tiqets announced the winners of its 5th annual Remarkable Venue Awards (RVAs), which celebrate the best museums and attractions around the world in six international markets. The winners were announced at the Remarkable Venue Awards... more »

November 11, 2021
Messe Frankfurt hosts the Frankfurt Book Fair

Messe Frankfurt once again held the Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse), as a guest event on its grounds from Oct. 20-24, 2021. Now in its 73rd edition, the Frankfurt Book Fair is an important international... more »

November 10, 2021
Survey says teen shoppers are concerned about gift shortages this holiday season

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that most teens (55%) are concerned that global supply chain issues will result in shortages of gift items this... more »

November 10, 2021
The Chad Corzine Young Gift and Home Executive Award goes to Ryan Lanzel

The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA), the industry’s non-profit trade association, announced that Ryan Lanzel, vice president and creative director of Fire and Pine, has been named as the winner of the first Chad... more »

November 10, 2021
GHTA celebrates record attendance at 2021 conference

The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA), an industry non-profit trade association, announced the completion of the Annual Conference, held virtually, on Nov. 3-4, 2021. A record 329 attendees tuned in to hear the stellar... more »

November 9, 2021
GSMA opens membership to all vendors

Gift Sales Manager Association (GSMA), the industry’s sole organization created for and by gift and home sales managers, announced that a major change has been made to their bylaws regarding membership. With an overwhelming majority,... more »

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