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Quilling Card becomes a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder

Quilling Card is the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder for the largest quilling paper mosaic. The artwork – a rendition of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting – stands 15.09 feet tall and... more »

NRF Foundation Honors recognizes retail executives, supports next generation of retail leaders

The seventh annual NRF Foundation Honors took place April 13 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to recognize the exceptional leadership of retail executives and to support the next generation of industry talent. The event raised $3.22... more »

IMC names Market Snapshot People’s Choice Winners at Spring 2022 High Point Market

Some 10 products by eight furniture and home décor brands – Christina Sodano Art, Global Views, Ngala Trading Co, Pearl Mantels, Studio A Home, Varaluz, York Wallcoverings and Zuo – are International Market Centers’ (IMC) Market Snapshot People’s... more »

Gift for Life honors Warren Shoulberg with 2022 Industry Achievement Award

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, announced that business journalist Warren Shoulberg will be honored with its 2022 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award on June 22, 2022, in Dallas,... more »

The Greeting Card Association recognizes finalists in Noted @ *Noted competition

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) has named the finalists in the third annual Noted @ *Noted Products Awards Competition. The competition is held in conjunction with the industry’s annual greeting card focused tradeshow, *Noted: The... more »

Nominations open for the 2022 Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards

The highly anticipated 40 Under 40 Awards is back! Nominations are now open. With its fresh new look and logo, Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends are thrilled to once again recognize the Gift +... more »
Georg Jensen IHA Global Innovation Award for Sustainable Product Design

Georg Jensen wins GIA Award at Inspired Home Show

The year 2022 marks the first time Georg Jensen has exhibited at the Inspired Home Show and its new SKY Drinking Bottles were named the winner of the IHA Global Innovation Award (GIA) for Sustainable... more »
Thinker Toys

WTHRA celebrates 2022 Hall of Fame inductees

Western Toy & Hobby Representative Association (WTHRA) will kick off its next ToyFest during the week of March 7, 2022. Toy industry veterans will be inducted into the WTHRA Hall of Fame and one toy... more »

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