retail

Gift For Life honors Warren Shoulberg with 2022 Industry Achievement Award

Gift for Life honored Warren Shoulberg, long-time industry editor and retail reporter, with its 2022 Industry Achievement Award. Fundraising in connection with the event has surpassed $23,000 for World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related hunger relief. Gift... more »

NRF releases a statement regarding the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

As the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act enters into force today and key components required by the UFLPA are published, including the UFLPA enforcement strategy and the Entity List, the American Apparel & Footwear Association,... more »
June 2022 Atlanta Apparel Market

Atlanta Apparel experiences strong attendance this June

Atlanta Apparel’s June market, where buyers and brands can finalize orders for Autumn/Winter 2022 and source immediates, reported solid attendance and order writing, June 8-11 at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Atlanta Apparel is the premier destination for... more »
Lisa Wohlhart, Executive Vice President, Howard's

Howard’s Inc. promotes Lisa Wohlhart to executive vice president

Howard’s Inc., a third-generation manufacturer and distributor of Women’s fashion with an emphasis on jewelry, apparel, and accessories, has announced the promotion of Lisa Wohlhart to executive vice president. In this expanded role, Wohlhart’s primary... more »
houseplants

A Focus on Emerging Lines and Niche Makers

Fine Lines, a gift, fashion and home décor agency operating in the Western U.S. for over 30 years, has launched a new online showroom division, EGG. With a growing roster of emerging lines, niche makers... more »

GSMA’s first summer Road Show launches June 21 at DMC

The Gift Sales Manager Association (GSMA) will host its first Road Show of the summer show season in Dallas next week. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 21, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00... more »

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act passes the House

The National Retail Federation has issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French after the House gave final approval to the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022. “Retailers and thousands... more »

NRF urges administration to repeal China tariffs

The National Retail Federation (NRF) called on the Biden administration to repeal tariffs on goods from China, citing Consumer Price Index numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. “This report showing that rampant inflation... more »

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