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IMC presents webinars on post-COVID-19 retail

International Market Centers (IMC) is presenting two webinars exploring post-COVID-19 retail strategy as a planning tool for its Summer 2020 markets. Presented together by Atlanta Market (Aug. 13-18) and Las Vegas Market (Aug. 30-Sep. 3)... more »

NY NOW reveals re-imagined stationery destination

NY NOW unveiled plans to create a single stationery destination within its market. The reimagined stationery destination will be part of a re-branded Gift + Stationery section and, as a result, the National Stationery Show... more »

SJT donates $8,900 to Feeding America

SJT Enterprises, a 35-year consumer products company, came out with COVID-19 Support car magnets in April with the plan that a portion of the sales would be donated to Feeding America, the non-profit that distributes... more »

Las Vegas Market reveals Summer 2020 virtual programming 

Las Vegas Market announced a lineup of virtual programming to be presented before, during and after the summer 2020 market, Aug. 30 – Sept. 3. In line with buyer sentiment, summer market programming will be... more »

NRF shares June retail sales data

Retail sales rose in June, seeing both a monthly increase and their first year-over-year gain since early in the year as more retailers and other businesses closed by the coronavirus pandemic reopened, but continued COVID-19... more »

Atlanta Market launches new virtual tools

Atlanta Market launches new virtual tools to enhance its interactive digital toolbox to support buyers before, during and after the upcoming Summer 2020 show, Aug. 13-18, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta. The Atlanta Market Remote page is a... more »

Consumers prepare students for back-to-school with potential record level spending

Consumers tentatively plan to spend a record amount to prepare students for school and college this year as they buy more laptops and computer accessories in anticipation that at least some classes will take place... more »
Aurora World helps Kids Wish

Aurora World gifts Kids Wish Network truckloads of smiles

Aurora World, a maker of innovative designs for both play and collectible toys, continues to support Kids Wish Network during these unprecedented times. “Aurora World's purpose from the start of our gift journey has always... more »

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