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Tendence: Gateway to European Expansion

Tendence: Gateway to  European Expansion

By Andrea Lillo For companies looking to expand their reach in Europe, Messe Frankfurt’s Tendence was the place to be in August. The show was fully booked up this year with 2,100 international exhibitors showcasing the latest worldwide trends and products in home and gifts. “All buyers of importance to the trade were there,” saidMore »

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

Maison & Objet’s Rainbow Effect

This year’s edition of Maison & Objet, held in Paris last month, was bursting with color—single colors especially. As reported by WGSN-HomeBuildlife, the online trend forecasting and product design resource.   Lime • Zesty lime, apple and chartreuse tones were seen across each product category.• The color is used as a solid section on productMore »

Combined Atlanta Shows Offer a Series of Events

Combined Atlanta Shows Offer a Series of Events

ATLANTA–A number of events are planned for the upcoming Atlanta Apparel Market, the Atlanta Fall Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta Gourmet Market, which are being combined for the first time at AmericasMart Atlanta. On Oct. 14, The Education Center will hold Social Marketing Strategies for Specialty Retailers, which will provide approaches to socialMore »

High Point Market to Showcase Six Causes That Matter

High Point Market to Showcase Six Causes That Matter

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market is sponsoring Six Causes That Matter, a complement to the Market’s tagline, “The Next Six Days That Matter.” Each day of Market, which runs Oct. 22-27, a charity will be spotlighted at the show, offering an opportunity for exhibitors and attendees to make a donation to that day’s charity.More »

NYIGF to Launch 100 Days of Design

NYIGF to Launch 100 Days of Design

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Beginning next month, the New York International Gift Fair will hold 100 Days of Design, an initiative that is intended to connect the show’s attendees with design resources. The program, which will begin on Oct. 20, will feature a 100 Days of Design blog, which will present daily guest posts during the weekdays,More »

Uttermost Unveils New Website

Uttermost Unveils New Website

ROCKY MOUNT, Va.–Uttermost, a major manufacturer of home accessories and furniture, launched its new website at uttermost.com, which was designed and developed by Whereoware. The result is a streamlined and interactive experience that provides support for its retailers, designers, sales representatives and consumers. “We offer an extremely broad product line with intricate details and specialMore »

Country Singers to Help Sell Colonial Candle

Country Singers to Help Sell Colonial Candle

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Colonial Candle is introducing a boxed holiday gift set featuring an exclusive holiday CD with Christmas songs recorded by popular country music artists packaged with an 8-ounce Colonial Candle Holiday Sparkle fragranced candle. Featured artists include Rascal Flatts, Jewel, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Steel Magnolia, The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Edens Edge andMore »