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Spielwarenmesse offers a new virtual platform Feb. 2-6

Spielwarenmesse Digital brings together the worldwide industry, virtually, Feb. 2-6. The new platform offers a live programs, a wide range of communication tools and an overview of trends and innovations. Registration for visitors to Spielwarenmesse... more »

Spielwarenmesse cancels physical show, offers digital platform

The toy industry has been looking forward to the industry's toy event for the sector at the beginning of February. The rapid growth of the Omicron variant in recent days, however, and the resultant increasing... more »

IndieMe hosts 5th Virtual Expo

IndieMe Marketplace, LLC, an online marketplace for retailers to source handmade American and Canadian artist-made craft, announced that it will hosts its 5th Virtual Expo, Feb. 2-8, 2022. The IndieMe Marketplace has over 24 years... more »

Faire closes $400 million in a Series G investment round

Faire, an online wholesale marketplace connecting more than 300,000 retailers with 40,000 brands around the world, announced the closing of $400 million in a Series G investment round co-led by new investors, Durable Capital Partners... more »

MarketTime acquires Brandwise

MarketTime, a provider of B2B omnichannel commerce solutions, announced the acquisition of Brandwise, a provider of sales enablement tools in the gift and home industries. The two companies bring more than 60 years of leadership... more »
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New wholesale marketplace launching

On Nov. 1, 2021, Brandwise will make live a new one-stop wholesale marketplace called Shop! Gift Shop Plus that brings buyers and suppliers together.  Gift Shop Plus’ mission is to help businesses succeed by directly... more »

IndieMe celebrates successful Virtual Expo

IndieMe Marketplace, has announced its 4th Virtual Expo, which ran Sep. 8-14, 2021, has concluded and the platform is preparing for its 5th Virtual Expo, Feb. 2-8, 2022. The IndieMe Marketplace has over 23 years... more »

Faire releases dates for its July virtual buying event

Faire has announced that Faire Summer Market, the second annual virtual trade show, is returning July 27-29, 2021. But, this year, it will also be open to retailers across Europe. "Following on Faire’s successful launch... more »

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Upcoming Trade Shows

Jan 28 – Feb 1

Christmasworld – Canceled

Frankfurt Germany
Jan 28 – Feb 1

Minneapolis Mart Gift, Home, Apparel & Accessory Show

Minneapolis, MN USA
Jan 29 – Feb 1

Paperworld – Canceled

Frankfurt Germany
Jan 29 – Feb 2

Dallas Men’s Show

Dallas, TX USA
Jan 29 – Feb 1

Creativeworld – Canceled

Frankfurt Germany
Jan 30 – Feb 2

Philadelphia Gift Show

Oaks, PA USA
Jan 30 – Feb 3

Toronto Gift + Home Market – Virtual Event

Toronto Canada
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