Tag Archives: International Market Center

Blog: Color, Natural Materials Headline High Point Market

Bob Mackie Kas

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Now in its fourth day, High Point Market continues to see several themes within the area rug category. Introductions using metallics or shine were seen, as well as ones incorporating natural or recycled materials or handcrafted looks. Color remains a strong focus, and many introductions have vibrant hues. Orian’s Overdyed line included severalMore »

Fine Lines, Enesco Join Las Vegas Lineup

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Prominent lifestyle suppliers Fine Lines and Enesco are among the newest exhibitors at International Market Centers’ Las Vegas Market in Building C, and others are reopening or expanding their showrooms for the January market. Multi-line sales agency Fine Lines is marking its 25th anniversary by showcasing its assortment of brands in a new 11,106More »

Blog: Working the Phones

PhoneBanking

So much business is done electronically these days that when I hear stories like International Market Center’s recent massive phone undertaking, I perk up. Heading into the summer edition of Las Vegas Market, IMC set its marketing objectives: to double its gift and home decor buyer attendance from last summer (with a focus on areasMore »

‘True Zeal” Felt in Vegas, Says IMC

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–International Market Center is reporting an increase in attendance at this week’s Las Vegas Market, which wraps up today. Robert Maricich, CEO of IMC, said that “optimism and a true zeal” were in the air. This show marked the debut of three new floors of gift and home décor showrooms, plus two expanded floors.More »