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Atlanta’s VOW | New World of Bridal hosts April event

The 2021 bridal and social occasion market year kicks off in Atlanta with VOW | New World of Bridal, set for Apr. 13-15, 2021 at AmericasMart Atlanta. Excitement is building for the semi-annual buying event... more »

Kurt S. Adler celebrates 75 years of business

While serving in the U.S. Army, Kurt Adler worked in the procurement department securing necessary goods from all over the world. In the army, he was taught logistics and how to source merchandise. Kurt S.... more »

NRF reports strong January retail sales

Retail sales grew sharply in January as government stimulus checks provided a boost and momentum from 2020’s record holiday season carried over into the new year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. “January’s retail sales... more »

Gift for Life announces new board leadership

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, announced a transition in leadership, effective immediately, following the election of new officers. Cole Daugherty takes over as chair of the board, replacing Matthew... more »

2020 holiday shopping season reflects record sales

Record holiday season retail sales during the last two months of 2020 reflected the recovering economy but also got a boost from consumer emotions after a stressful year, Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for National Retail... more »

Tax ramifications of PPP loans clarified in new congressional act

Rules are not as complex now that Congress passed a law in December that clarified interpretations on PPP loans The program designed to provide financial relief to businesses during the pandemic caused confusion for many... more »

BAMKO acquires Gifts By Design

BAMKO,  the promotional product and branded merchandise arm of Superior Group of Companies, Inc. announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Gifts By Design, Inc. of Seattle, Washington. The transaction closed... more »

New direct sales professional joins UEI Group Companies

UEI Group announced the addition of Greg Louder to its team. Louder has been appointed as a direct sales professional for the UEI Group, a business that has provided hot stamping and embossing dies, hot/cold/digital... more »

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