DALLAS–Clothes and Go was named The Next Big Thing winner during Dallas Market Center’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Based here and founded by and sisters-in-law Myra Prescott and Julie Tobolowsky, Clothes and Go provides an easier way to move clothing, using hangers in a bag to be transported, eliminating the need for traditional moving boxes … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–Nearly 250 eco-friendly products will be featured in the “SustainAbility: design for a better world” exhibit during the upcoming New York International Gift Fair, according to a statement from GLM, the trade show’s owner and manager. The display will encompass products from 133 companies, which were accepted after meeting the criteria for this … More »
DALLAS–The lighting industry descends on “Big D” today as the Dallas International Lighting Market opens as part of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which runs through Sunday, June 27. New lighting lines include couture lighting company 26th & Soho, which will be shown in the Elle Home and Lifestyle showroom, 523 WTC. This … More »
LAS VEGAS–Designer Christopher Lowell has been enlisted by the World Market Center to create an integrated merchandising display for lighting and home-accessory retailers for the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled for Aug. 2-6. Called “Illuminated: A Lighting & Accessories Showcase for Success,” the display will be open daily during the August market in room 1096 … More »
NEW YORK-The deadline for sending in new product information and high-resolution images for possible inclusion in HFN’s coverage of the Las Vegas Market in August is Monday, July 12. To submit information on rugs, lighting, or accessories, contact Andrea Lillo, firstname.lastname@example.org; for mattresses, David Gill, email@example.com; and for furniture, Warren Shoulberg, firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHICAGO–The Fair Trade Federation will host pavilions at The California Gift Show and The Chicago Market: Living and Giving, which will serve as locations for exhibitors of fair-trade merchandise. The federation is a trade association for organizations committed to fair trade and manufacturing using sustainable practices, according to a statement from MMPI, owner and manager … More »
NEW YORK–7 W New York announced that Toni Toreno has been appointed as the building’s new director of trade show sales. In this role, Toreno will be responsible for all trade show activity on the 11th floor of the building. This includes 7 W-produced events like the upcoming NYC Baby & Kids Fair, as well … More »
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–New online tools have been introduced by the New York International Gift Fair to help attendees navigate the trade show, scheduled for Aug. 14 to Aug. 19. Beginning today, the Gift Fair Web site has a new search engine, search.nyigf.com, that allows visitors to locate current vendors, and find and sort resources by … More »