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July 29, 2021
NRF responds to new CDC mask recommendation

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation that fully vaccinated people again wear masks indoors in COVID-19 hot spots. “Public health and safety... more »

July 28, 2021
Gift For Life’s Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good campaign raises nearly $50,000 for World Central Kitchen

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home décor industries' leading charitable organization, announced that its Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good fundraiser yielded nearly $50,000 for World Central Kitchen, an organization which distributes... more »

July 26, 2021
ROAD TRIP: SeaMoon

Retailer has been providing customers a unique selection for more than 45 years SeaMoon is a gift shop located on Long Beach Island, New Jersey in a town called Surf City, a popular destination for... more »

July 22, 2021
Summer Atlanta Market exceeds expectations

The Summer 2021 Atlanta Market experienced better than projected attendance and reports of record-breaking shows across its home and gift collections at the closing of its seven-day run, July 13-19, 2021 at AmericasMart Atlanta. Market... more »

July 22, 2021
Faire Summer Market offers participants a variety of programs

The third virtual Faire Summer Market will take place July 27-29, 2021 and will bring retailers and brands together. Participants will be provided access to speakers, who will cover a wide range of of topics,... more »

July 22, 2021
2021 Back-to-school shopping expects to reach record levels

Consumers plan to spend record amounts for both school and college supplies as families and students plan to return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation... more »

July 21, 2021
Dallas Men’s Show features over 700 domestic and international brands this summer

Dallas Market Center announced that the upcoming Dallas Men’s Show will feature more than 700 brands. The summer edition of the show will be held July 31-August 2 and will be triple the size of... more »

July 21, 2021
Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show opens 2021 registration

The Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show announced in an email that it has opened its registration for the September 2021 event. The event will be held in the West Hall of the Las... more »

July 20, 2021
NRF shares June retail sales increase in most categories

Retail sales saw solid growth during June, increasing in most categories on a monthly basis and across the board on a yearly basis as the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued, the National Retail Federation... more »

July 20, 2021
burton + BURTON receives a Best Visual Presentation Award at Dallas Market Center

burton + BURTON was recognized as a Best Visual Presentation Award winner during the June 2021 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Dallas Market Center (DMC) is a global business-to-business trade center and a wholesale... more »

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