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October 7, 2022
New resources invite exploration at Winter 2023 Atlanta Market

Atlanta Market invites exploration with new gift and home decor product offerings and extensions of its must-see programming at the Winter 2023 staging, January 10-16, at AmericasMart Atlanta. Highlights include the debut of four floors... more »

October 7, 2022
Greeting Card Association announces 2022-2023 Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) has announced changes to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board for 2022-2023. These changes were approved by a vote of GCA’s membership and went into effect on October 1,... more »

October 5, 2022
New fed debit card regulations mean networks will have to compete online, not just in-store

The National Retail Federation welcomed the Federal Reserve’s approval of regulations that clarify that banks and credit card networks are legally required to give retailers a choice between two unaffiliated networks over which to route... more »

October 4, 2022
Home industry partners with Gift for Life to launch new initiative at High Point Market

Gift for Life, in partnership with home industry leaders, announced the launch of “Home vs Hunger,” a new charitable initiative raising funds for World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related hunger relief programs. Following the October launch, the... more »

October 4, 2022
ASD Market Week reports strong growth at August 2022 event

Affordable Shopping Destination (ASD) Market Week, the most comprehensive B2B trade show for consumer merchandise in the U.S., and owned by Emerald Holding, Inc (NYSE; EEX), announced strong growth by several measures following the conclusion... more »

October 3, 2022
OneCoast launches boutique wholesale marketplace Indie & Main

Indie & Main is a curated boutique wholesale marketplace representing a select group of vendors in gift, home, fashion and consumables to independent retailers. “Just as the name itself refers to, at Indie & Main,... more »

September 28, 2022
New Shopify POS hardware empowers brick and mortar retailers

The new Shopify retail hardware, POS Go, is giving retailers of any size innovative hardware to deliver new shopping experiences and meet consumers wherever they are—and however they like to shop. With POS Go, merchants can... more »

September 28, 2022
October events educate, celebrate and fundraise at Las Vegas Design Center

Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) has announced its October events calendar, including four educational, celebratory and fundraising events at World Market Center Las Vegas. The four events happening at LVDC are an IDS-hosted session on... more »

September 27, 2022
Better Homes & Gardens unveils 2023 Color of the Year

Better Homes & Gardens has announced Canyon Ridge as the brand’s second annual selection for Color of the Year. A subtle spin on terracotta, the color is described by BHG editors as “skews more sunbaked clay than... more »

September 23, 2022
Ambiente and Christmasworld expand global sourcing with simultaneous trade fairs

In the sourcing area of Ambiente and Christmasworld, which takes place simultaneously for the first time, trade visitors will find a unique spectrum of international producers on the largest sourcing platform outside China. By having... more »

September 23, 2022
IMC Fall Cash & Carry delivers immediate fall and holiday inventory

International Market Centers (IMC) Fall Cash & Carry event runs November 1-3 at AmericasMart Atlanta, offering retailers and designers access to immediate sourcing from 350+ gift, home and apparel showrooms and temporary exhibitors in Buildings... more »

September 23, 2022
Toy Foundation’s Toy of the Year Awards celebrate top toys and games

After two years of celebrating virtually, hundreds from the toy community reunited in Dallas Sept. 20 for the much-anticipated Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards & Celebration, where the top toys and games of the year... more »

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