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August 31, 2022
NY NOW announces winners of Summer 2022 Market Awards

NY NOW celebrated a successful Summer Market, seeing immense post covid growth, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. NY NOW’s Summer 2022 Market experienced increases in both exhibiting companies and buyer... more »

August 29, 2022
IMC’s Fall Market at AmericasMart provides education and events

International Market Centers (IMC’s) Fall Market provides home and gift buyers with three-days of tailored education, amenities and events alongside 400+ showroom resources, September 19 – 21 at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Fall Market is the perfect... more »

August 29, 2022
July retail sales show consumers still shopping despite inflation

Core retail sales as calculated by the National Retail Federation rose in July even as overall sales reported by the Census Bureau remained flat on a monthly basis, and both calculations showed strong year-over-year gains... more »

August 25, 2022
DMC releases information on the 2022 ArchLIGHT Summit

Dallas Market Center has announced a lineup of hospitality events and special attractions for the second annual ArchLIGHT Summit, drawing the architectural, specification and design communities to the Dallas Trade Mart for a product expo... more »

August 25, 2022
IHGF Delhi Fair unveils details for upcoming event

The 54th IHGF Delhi Fair - Autumn 2022 will be held Oct. 14-18, at the India Expo Centre & Mart, India. The fair will feature 2500 exhibitors in 15 halls and 900 mart showrooms. Additionally,... more »

August 24, 2022
Thinking of You Week 2022 focuses on teachers and back to school

Thinking of You Week, sponsored by the non-profit Greeting Card Association (GCA), is Sep. 19-25, 2022 and is the international movement to celebrate the joy of sending and receiving hand-written notes and greeting cards. This... more »

August 24, 2022
burton + BURTON celebrates Ballooniversity

In celebration of the company’s 40th anniversary, burton + BURTON once again invited customers and vendors to Ballooniversity, an educational and networking extravaganza held every five years. The theme for Ballooniversity 2022 was “The Future... more »

August 23, 2022
Creative Co-Op opens larger showroom at Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center and Creative Co-Op, a leading home, seasonal décor, tabletop, and fashion accessories company, have announced the expansion and re-imagination of Creative Co-Op's Dallas showroom in Trade Mart 2802. The new space will... more »

August 23, 2022
Beatriz Ball receives nomination for ARTS Award in tabletop

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced finalists for the 33 rd ARTS Awards. Beatriz Ball was nominated finalist in the tabletop category. The ARTS Awards is an international awards... more »

August 22, 2022
Shoppe Object celebrates high attendance

Six months after its acquisition by International Market Centers (IMC), Shoppe Object’s summer market, Aug. 14-16, celebrated its biggest show yet with doubled attendance from the previous year –– and an increase of 20% over... more »

August 21, 2022
IMC’s TrendWatch Fall 2022 explores new products

International Market Centers’ (IMC) TrendWatch forecast explores the myriad new products at the Fall 2022 High Point Market through three unique themes: Entwine, Midnight and Modernity. Examples of the trends – as presented by exhibitors... more »

August 19, 2022
Las Vegas Market offers new mid-season buying events

In response to buyer and seller demand, International Market Centers (IMC) announced the launch of new mid-season, showroom-focused and appointment-driven gift and lifestyle buying events to be staged semi-annually in April and October. The inaugural... more »

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