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Jeffrey Portman Named AMC Vice Chairman

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ATLANTA–The AMC, Inc. Board of Directors announced that Jeffrey L. Portman Sr. has been selected to serve as vice chairman of the corporation effective immediately. Portman has served as president and chief operating officer of Atlanta-based AMC, Inc., the parent company of AmericasMart Atlanta, for the past 13 years. He will continue to serve inMore »

ART to offer ART Card Program, Host Networking Event at Atlanta Market

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Seventeen vendors will participate in ART’s ART card program during the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which offers exclusive promotions and other deals to retailers who are members of ART. Along with AmericasMart Atlanta, ART, GHTA, GSMA, HDA and YGE, ART will also as well as host a networking event thisMore »

Free Campus-Wide Wi-Fi Access to Debut at AmericasMart in January

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta has completed its distributed antenna system and Wi-Fi network, so people at its markets this January will have free access to unlimited wireless Internet on all of its floors—a campus spanning 7.1 million square feet. The new system will deliver enhanced wireless coverage, capacity and data speeds for Verizon Wireless customers, AmericasMart said.More »

AmericasMart: Home and Rug Integration Enhanced by Loloi Expansion

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ATLANTA–The continuing integration of rug and home merchandise in new lifestyle presentations on AmericasMart Atlanta Floors 3 through 6 will gain momentum in January 2014 with the expansion of Loloi Rugs into a 14,000 square-foot showroom, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, president and chief operating officer of AmericasMart parent company AMC, Inc. Loloi’s expansion marksMore »

Atlanta Rug Market Opens

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ATLANTA–The summer edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market opens today, and with it the launch of several licensed collections certain to add more color to the market. Oriental Weavers will debut its new license with color authority Pantone at market, with an initial four lines launching. It will celebrate the new collection withMore »