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World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

World Market Center Continues New Buyer Incentive

LAS VEGAS–World Market Center Las Vegas has agreed to continue its program to provide complimentary retailer memberships to the Gift & Home Trade Association for new gift buyers who attend the upcoming summer Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market. The market center had provided these free memberships at the winter market, after it and the associationMore »

GLM: NYIGF Accent on Design Sold Out

GLM: NYIGF Accent on Design Sold Out

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The Accent on Design section of the New York International Gift Fair has sold out its space for the August show, according to GLM, the show’s owner and manager. The section will feature the work of 200 contemporary design resources, nearly 25 of which will be showing in the section for the firstMore »

Marimekko Launches E-commerce Site in U.S.

Marimekko Launches E-commerce Site in U.S.

NEW YORK–Marimekko has debuted an e-commerce site for the United States on its brand site, marimekko.com. The site showcases the brand’s offerings in home décor, textiles, apparel and accessories. Marimekko North America will be in charge of this new e-commerce operation. In a company statement, the brand said the new site marks “another significant phaseMore »

Two’s Company Signs Long-Term Lease with L.A. Mart

Two’s Company Signs Long-Term Lease with L.A. Mart

LOS ANGELES–Two’s Company has signed an extended lease agreement to maintain its presence at the L.A. Mart. The company has had a showroom at the center for nearly 30 years, presenting its gifts and collectibles at the various trade shows that take place there. It also serves its customers on the West Coast from thisMore »

ICON Honors Awarded in Atlanta

ATLANTA–Leaders in the home and gift industry were recognized here during the ICON Honors celebration last week, part of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. J. Todd Figi, founder of Figi Giftware, received the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. Figi, who passed away this January at the age of 66, created the namesake FigiMore »

IFDA, NYIGF to Present Color Seminar

IFDA, NYIGF to Present Color Seminar

NEW YORK–The International Furnishings & Design Association and the New York International Gift Fair will offer a seminar on color theory and its practical applications at the upcoming Gift Fair. Titled “Color: From Theory to Selection,” the session will present three color experts and their views on the role of color in design. Eve Ashcraft,More »

Chicago Market to Present Lunchtime Seminar Series

Chicago Market to Present Lunchtime Seminar Series

CHICAGO–The Lunch N’ Learn series of lunchtime seminars will be a part of the Chicago Market: Living and Giving later this month. On July 30, the series will present “Fair Trade Federation: An Industry Movement,” in which Megy Karydes, founder of World Shoppe Fair Trade and board member of the Fair Trade Federation, will discussMore »

Emma Gardner Adds Wall Decor

Emma Gardner Adds Wall Decor

PETALUMA, Calif.–Emma Gardner paintings have been added to the product line of emma at home, with a launch of 17 original, limited-edition acrylic on canvas designs. First shown during Art Basel Miami this winter, the line will consist of 125 reproductions of each design and is rendered in archive-quality giclee printed on stretched canvas.  “WorkingMore »