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The Chicago Toy & Game Group rebrands under the name People of Play

The Chicago Toy & Game Group (CHITAG) is rebranding under the name People of Play (POP). This organization is known for championing toy and game innovators around the world and celebrating achievements at industry events including... more »

Atlanta Market successfully adapts for buying and safety

The first major market of the COVID-19 crisis – Summer 2020 Atlanta Market – saw serious buying, a safe shopping environment and a collective goal of working towards recovery reports International Markets Centers (IMC). The... more »

IMC_di unveils new digital tools

IMC_di (International Market Centers’ Digital Innovations division) recently unveiled Juniper, the new brand identity for its full suite of digital tools. The capstone of the project will be Juniper MKT, a new B2B ecommerce marketplace,... more »

Tastemakers control Las Vegas Market’s Instagram with #ViewOnVegas

Through an Instagram Takeover of the Las Vegas Market account, 14 leading designers and tastemakers will share their favorite new lines, fashion-forward products and directional trends before and during Market. The popular #ViewOnVegas launches on... more »

Las Vegas Market presents signature Ahead of the Curve trend program

Las Vegas Market announced that its signature Ahead of the Curve trend program will be presented as a CEU-accrediting webinar on Aug. 19 in advance of Summer 2020 Market, running Aug. 30 – Sept. 3,... more »

Retail sales show increase in July

Retail sales continued to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in July, growing more slowly than the month before but adding to the strong turnaround seen since this spring’s declines, the National Retail... more »

Dallas Market Center readies for August Markets

Dallas Market Center, a lifestyle marketplace for retailers and interior designers, announced that more than 95% of permanent showrooms will be open for August Markets including Total Home & Gift Market (Aug. 19-25), Apparel &... more »

NRF expects retail imports to be at its lowest annual total in four years

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports during 2020 are expected to see their lowest total in four years as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy continues, according to the monthly... more »

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