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Mud Pie expands at AmericasMart Atlanta

Atlanta Market grows gift offerings for summer

Atlanta Market, with a large gift product offering, expands its 5,000+ brands with 32 showroom updates for the Summer 2022 edition, July 12-18, 2022 at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Atlanta Market’s gift offerings are bigger and better... more »

NRF expects consumers to spend $20 billion on Father’s Day gifts 

Consumer spending this Father’s Day is expected to total $20 billion, nearly on par with last year’s record-setting figure of $20.1 billion, according to the annual consumer survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF)... more »

Retail sales grow in April

Consumers accustomed to inflation continued to spend in April as retail sales overcame higher prices to show both monthly and year-over-year increases, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. “April retail sales demonstrate consumer strength and... more »

burton + BURTON welcomes new designer 

burton + BURTON announced that Jacob McCall, AIFD, AAF, FSMD, CFD, will join the design team. McCall will also serve as an instructor at the upcoming burton + BURTON 40th anniversary celebration, Ballooniversity. [caption id="attachment_81980"... more »
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Lawn & Garden Retailer welcomes new editorial director

Great American Media Services, publisher of Lawn & Garden Retailer (L&GR), Greenhouse Product News, Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends, has appointed Abby McGarry (Kleckler) to the role of editorial director of its horticulture division.... more »

DMC offers expanded temps at Total Home & Gift Market this June

Dallas Market Center has announced exclusive details regarding the debut of the expanded and reimagined Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, June 22-25. The event will be the largest in more than ten years... more »

U.S. ports set new record for imports

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in merchandise ahead of rising costs and further supply... more »

Voting opens for the best card of the year for the Consumer’s Choice Awards

The Greeting Card Association (GCA), has opened voting for the Consumer's Choice Award. "The Consumer’s Choice Award is unlike any of the rest simply due to the fact that our judges don’t choose who wins... more »

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