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Rug Ready in Atlanta

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ATLANTA–The Atlanta International Area Rug Market kicks off its second edition of the year tomorrow, and plenty of introductions will be unveiled. In addition, several rug manufacturers have new or renovated showrooms. Rizzy Home has returned to AmericasMart and will debut its new showroom on Floor 6. Located in a 2,000-square-foot space, 6-G-2, Rizzy willMore »

AmericasMart to Present New, Expanded Showrooms for July Market

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta will welcome several new and expanded showrooms for the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and The International Area Rug Market next month. A sampling of the new and expanded showrooms includes: Alfresco Home will expand its outdoor furniture collection into a new space in the Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens. collection on BuildingMore »

Maslia to be Honored in Atlanta

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ATLANTA–The late Albert David Maslia will be named the Gift & Home Trade Association/Gift for Life Honor of Excellence recipient at the fifth annual Icon Honors celebration here next month. Maslia, who at his April 9, 2014, passing was managing director of retail services for AmericasMart Atlanta, was a veteran retailer having begun his longMore »

Gift Industry to Gather at AmericasMart

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta brings the global gift industry together in one time and one place with a landmark presentation of new-to-market products, marketplace innovations and trend-making seminars at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market schedule for July 8-15. “Today’s retailers are looking for unique, design-driven products with a story,” said Mary Sullivan Harper, seniorMore »

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 »