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November 3, 2021
Schleich USA hires eight-year old as its first chief storytelling officer

Schleich USA hires an eight-year old as chief storytelling officer from a pool of nearly 150 applicants. Once upon a time, Schleich (pronounced Shh-like), the leading manufacturer of animal characters and playsets, went searching for... more »

November 2, 2021
GHTA partners with Gift for Life to support Hunger Relief

Gift for Life announced a partnership with Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) to host a fundraiser for World Central Kitchen during this week’s GHTA Annual Conference, Nov. 3-4 online. All funds raised will benefit... more »

November 2, 2021
JuniperMarket launches in December

With just weeks until the December launch of JuniperMarket, a new B2B e-commerce marketplace powered by International Market Centers (IMC), the in-house team is working around the clock to onboard tens of thousands of SKUs... more »

October 29, 2021
NextGen Dallas partners with Enesco

NextGen Dallas, an agency that has operated in the Dallas Market Center for almost 50 years in the Total Home & Gift industry, has announced its partnership with Enesco, a producer of gift products for... more »

October 29, 2021
Atlanta Market and LVM offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers

International Market Centers’ (IMC) Winter 2022 Atlanta Market and Las Vegas Market offer destinations for gourmet and housewares retailers looking for trendsetting new product, category growth opportunities and business-building education. With a combined 1,000 gourmet... more »

October 29, 2021
People Of Play releases Virtual POP Week details

People of Play (POP) released its official schedule for the Virtual POP Week, running from Nov. 15-20, 2021. The week includes The Toy & Game International Innovation Summit, POP Duo Keynotes Legends & Leaders, Networking... more »

October 28, 2021
International Gift Exposition in the Smokies 2021 experiences vendor growth

The 2021 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) has reported an increase in exhibiting vendors at its annual gift show, taking place on Nov. 9-13, 2021, at the Sevierville Convention Center in Sevierville, Tennessee,... more »

October 28, 2021
Faire offers Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for U.S.-based retailers

Faire has announced Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for retailers that are based in the U.S. and Europe. Earlier this year, Faire launched across 15 Europe and United Kingdom markets and continues to... more »

October 28, 2021
DMC welcomes important new additions, expansions to its January market

The marketplace welcoming new buyers from across the country, Dallas Market Center, has announced important new additions to its marketplace in advance of the Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 5-11, 2022. The first market... more »

October 28, 2021
Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions

Gift Shop Plus seeks Share Your Story submissions from independently owned toy stores or retailers who have a large offering of toys and games. "We'd like to learn more about the amazing and creatively unique... more »

October 27, 2021
YES SHE MAY provides a gateway for women owned businesses

Between the global pandemic, supply-chain issues, and product shortages, world travelers have been unable to connect with cultures, people and products from other countries. YES SHE MAY, an online boutique, offers a gateway for these... more »

October 27, 2021
MHS signs artist Diane Labombarbe

MHS Licensing & Consulting will introduce international artist Diane Labombarbe at the anticipated winter tradeshows. Her diverse portfolio will also be launched and made available to manufacturers through the highly successful MHS Art Showcase in January. “We... more »

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