Retailers

GHTA releases conference details

The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA) will host its 2022 conference, Sep. 21-23, 2022. This year's conference will offer pertinent industry information, a keynote address, panelist discussions and more. GHTA released its agenda details... more »

Retailers say small businesses are hardest hit by rising credit card swipe fees

The National Retail Federation (NRF) and a group of small retailers told Congress small businesses are the hardest hit by high credit card “swipe” fees that are driving up inflation and that they want to... more »

ARTS Awards nominations open

Dallas Market Center (DMC) and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced that nominations are officially open for the 33rd ARTS Awards. The event will take place during the January 2023 Total Home & Gift Market. The... more »

Messe Frankfurt prepares first aid center for Ukraine refugees

The Russian invasion of Ukraine poses an unprecedented threat to peaceful coexistence in Europe. Messe Frankfurt supports all sanction measures taken by the Federal Government. Against this backdrop, the Messe Frankfurt Board of Management decided... more »

NRF welcomes final approval of Postal Service Reform Act

The final passage of the first major postal reform legislation approved by Congress in more than 15 years is welcomed by The National Retail Federation (NRF). “The U.S. Postal Service has long played a key... more »

The Knot’s study reveals a potential wedding boom in 2022

During the second year of weddings amidst the global pandemic, 2022 is set to host the most weddings in recent history, 2.6 million*, as couples and wedding professionals continue to adapt by prioritizing health and... more »

IMC’s February 2022 Market Insights provides Industry Intel

International Market Centers (IMC) explores what’s next for home furnishings, gift, bedding and design its February 2022 Market Insights webinar, Industry Intel for 2022, with five thought leaders from the design, retail, publishing and business... more »

Gift Shop Plus asks retailers to share photos of creative holiday displays

Gift Shop® Plus wants to see how retailers are displaying holiday merchandise. Interior and exterior displays featuring Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, or any holiday are welcome. Photos shared may be  included in upcoming articles, either... more »

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