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NY NOW reveals the Digital Market award winners

The NY NOW Digital Market Awards ceremony recognized and honored brands who have taken the challenges of this past year and turned them into an opportunity to provide help, hope, and positivity. Co-hosted by Patti... more »

GCA’s seeks presenters for its Workshop + Retreat this November

Greeting Card Association (GCA) will host its Workshop + Retreat, virtually, Nov. 12-13, 2020. “Reset. Recover. Reimagine.” is the theme for this year's event. GCA sent an email seeking individuals who are interested in presenting... more »

HABA USA welcomes Willie Wilkov as CEO

HABA USA, a subsidiary of The HABA Family of Companies in Germany, has named Willie Wilkov its new CEO & Managing Director for North America. Wilkov will be responsible for accelerating growth of the core... more »

Dallas Market Center and ART reveal HEARTS Awards honorees

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the 13 honorees for the HEARTS Awards, taking place January 8. The HEARTS Awards, to be hosted by Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia,... more »

Brighton introduces a new bracelet in support of breast cancer charities

Every year, Brighton pursues its quest to make a positive difference in the world and in partnership with its generous customers. Nobody could have forecasted what the country is facing in 2020 – the coronavirus... more »

ToyFest West postpones the March 2021 show

During the 60th anniversary year of the Western Toy & Hobby Representatives Association, the WTHRA Board of Directors and ToyFest Slate of Officers have deemed it necessary, as a direct result of the Pandemic, to postpone... more »

Greeting Card Association moves to Denver

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) has moved to the Denver area, and is gearing up to operate under an innovative new management model. By combining the executive leadership of a proven non-profit changemaker and the... more »

NRF offers optimism for the 2020 holiday sales

Consumer spending has recovered from the coronavirus pandemic more quickly than expected, but forecasting 2020 holiday sales is like assembling a jigsaw puzzle without all the pieces, Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for National Retail Federation... more »

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