Global Pet Expo offers flexible payment plans, safety measures for 2021 show

With plans for the 17th Annual Global Pet Expo well underway, Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), announced safety and accessibility remain top priority, and that Global Pet Expo will offer 2020... more »
Atlanta Apparel Market June 2020

Atlanta Apparel Market reports strong attendance

International Market Centers (IMC) resumed market activity with a smaller, appointment-focused June Atlanta Apparel Market, presented Jun. 10-13, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta. The successful buying event – IMC’s first since COVID-19 forced cancelation of its... more »

ASTRA unveils 2020 Best Toys for Kids award winners

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) unveiled its 2020 Best Toys for Kids award winners. The list includes fourteen winning toys in fourteen categories. “ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids award program is different from... more »
DEMDACO retail store located in Legends Outlets in Kansas City

DEMDACO launches new website and retail store

DEMDACO, a Leawood, Kansas-based company that specializes in artist-driven gift and home décor products, has launched a new e-commerce website tailored specifically to better serve its retail customers and opened its first retail store, Legends... more »

Toysmith forms new alliance with Anne McGilvray & Company

Toysmith shared that on July 1, Anne McGilvray & Company (AMCI) will begin selling the entire portfolio of Toysmith toy and gift products in the United States. For over 45 years, Anne McGilvray & Company has... more »

APPA highlights products encouraging summer fun with pets

According to the American Pet Products Association’s (APPA) 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, benefits of pet ownership include: pets promote exercise, provide companionship and are good for the health of the pet owner. As temperatures... more »
Pup Scruffs matching bone dogger mask and neck wear

Pup Scruffs turns its dog apparel into masks

Pup Scruffs, a Virginia-based business that launched in March as a dog-apparel company, rebranded its merchandise to be masks for people when the pandemic hit the country. Initially, Pup Scruffs made designer neck wear for... more »

NRF shares that May retail sales improve dramatically over April

Retail sales rose dramatically in May as retailers and other businesses closed by the coronavirus pandemic began to reopen, but remained well below spending levels seen during the same period a year ago, the National... more »

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