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Chicago Market, GHTA Partner for “Shop Local” Event

Chicago Market, GHTA Partner for “Shop Local” Event

CHICAGO–The Chicago Market: Living and Giving has formed an alliance with the Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) to offer a Shop Local event on Aug. 1 from 4:45-7:30 p.m. The event involves a trolley tour for retailers attending the Chicago Market, who will have the opportunity to meet and network with owners of shopsMore »

ART To Launch Discount Program

ART To Launch Discount Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–The Accessories Resource Team (ART) will soft launch a new market-driven discount program at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, July 13 to 20. Retailers who are members of ART will be given an identification card that can be used at participating vendors during market to receive special, exclusive discounts. EachMore »

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

ARTS Awards Judges Announced

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center and the Accessories Resource Team (ART) have announced the judges for the 23rd annual ARTS Awards: returning judge Martha Griffin, executive editor, Design Guide; Donna Moss, designer, co-owner of That’s Haute and a former contestant on HGTV’s Design Star; Melanie Belew, Belew Design Studio, an interior design firm; and Susan Inglis, executiveMore »

NYIGF Opens Online Registration

NYIGF Opens Online Registration

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair is now accepting online registration for the summer show, which is scheduled for Aug. 13-18. Attendees and exhibitors can visit nyigf.com/register to participate. Advance registration, which is free for qualified retailers, is available online through 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Aug. 9. After that, registration forMore »

Dallas Market Center Presents Best of Show Awards

Dallas Market Center Presents Best of Show Awards

DALLAS–The most creative, fresh and innovative booths and showrooms were recognized during the recently completed Total Home & Gift Market with Best of Show awards, which are presented twice a year and judged by leading industry and visual/design experts. In the World Trade Center, the awards for each floor were given to: Accent Decor onMore »

IV Pole Pals Wins The Next Big Thing Contest at Dallas Market

IV Pole Pals Wins The Next Big Thing Contest at Dallas Market

DALLAS–IV Pole Pals has won Dallas Market Center’s The Next Big Thing contest, which was announced during the recently completed Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. As a result, IV Pole Pals’ founder Deric Salser has received more than $12,500 in prizes, including $2,500 cash, exhibit space at the January 2012 Total Home & GiftMore »

Beckman’s Returns to Chicago Market

CHICAGO–The Beckman’s Handcrafted Show returns to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart for The Chicago Market July 30-Aug. 2. Designed as a “show within a show,” the Beckman’s Handcrafted Show for the past 30 years has highlighted the best in original work to specialty retailers looking to differentiate themselves from their competition, all within the framework of TheMore »