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October 24, 2022
Greg & Company showcases new artist

Greg & Company now represents artist Robert Francis. As a new player in the licensing industry, Francis’ contemporary style of traditional subject matter brings a new element to Greg & Company, which will lend itself... more »

October 24, 2022
Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair returns in January

The 21st edition of the Hong Kong International Stationery & School Supplies Fair will return Jan. 9-12, 2023, with a new fair name, exhibit categories and exhibition model at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition... more »

October 21, 2022
Carole Middleton’s Party Pieces launches in US

Party Pieces — the British party supplies company founded by Carole Middleton in 1987 — launched its partyware collection at Saker ShopRite stores in New Jersey. This marks the brand’s first retail partnership outside of... more »

October 20, 2022
Keena selects e-commerce platform MarketTime

Keena, a boutique wholesale manufacturers’ representation agency offering expertise to brands in the gift, home and fashion categories, selected MarketTime as its sales enablement and e-commerce platform. According to the company, Keena expects to realize... more »

October 19, 2022
Nearly 50 casual, outdoor showrooms to debut in Atlanta

Nearly 50 casual furniture and outdoor living showrooms will open at AmericasMart Atlanta in anticipation of the launch of the International Casual Furnishings Association’s (ICFA) Casual Market Atlanta in summer 2023. Additionally, these brands will... more »

October 17, 2022
Las Vegas Market unveils plans for winter 2023 show

International Market Centers (IMC) offered details about the Winter 2023 Las Vegas Market taking place Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2023, at the World Market Center Las Vegas. Updates include a new lifestyle floor in... more »

October 14, 2022
Year-over-year retail sales growth continues, NRF reports

Retail sales remained strong on a monthly basis and saw another year-over-year gain in September despite an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve and continuing inflation, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “September... more »

October 14, 2022
40 products named IMC Market Snapshot finalists

Forty trending home décor and furnishings products by 40 International Market Centers (IMC) exhibitors are in the running to be “People’s Choice” winners for the Fall 2022 High Point Market Snapshot presentation. “IMC’s High Point... more »

October 13, 2022
Temps at Dallas Total Home & Gift Market to be largest January show in decade-plus

The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, which takes place Jan. 4-7, 2023, will present more exhibitors than in 10 years, according to the Dallas Market Center. The show will debut hundreds of new... more »

October 12, 2022
Toy Association names top toy trends for holiday season

The Toy Association reported the top toy trends of the 2022 holiday season — from toys that immerse families in play experiences away from their devices, to purpose-driven play that introduces children to diversity, environmental... more »

October 7, 2022
6 things to know about the holiday shopping season

The 2022 holiday shopping season is underway for many retailers as the preparation for this year's fourth quarter has included many unknowns and less predictability than past years. Inflation, gas prices and shipping disruptions have... more »

October 7, 2022
GHTA announces winner of the Chad Corzine Young Gift and Home Executive Award

Gift and Home Trade Association [GHTA], the industry’s leading non-profit trade association, is pleased to announce that Chelsea Peabody Bohannon of International Market Centers, has been named as the winner of the second annual Chad... more »

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