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Julie McCallum named publisher; Abby McGarry joins as editorial director

Great American Media Services has appointed Julie McCallum to retail group publisher, taking the helm of Gift Shop® Plus, Stationery Trends and Lawn & Garden Retailer. Certainly, McCallum is... more »

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 »

GHTA and Gift for Life launch 30 for 30 campaign to benefit World Central Kitchen

Gift for Life announced a partnership with GHTA (Gift & Home Trade Association) to host a “30 for 30” fundraising campaign during this year’s GHTA Annual Conference, September 21 -23, in Tampa, FL. All funds... more »

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 »

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 »

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 »
Ballooniversity, burton + BURTON's Saturday Night Gala

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 »

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 »

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