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April 9, 2024
Spring 2024 ‘Market Snapshot’ finalists named

ANDMORE has selected 40 home furnishings items as finalists for the Spring 2024 edition of Market Snapshot at High Point Market, showcasing an array of trendsetting merchandise from permanent showrooms and temporary exhibitors across the... more »

April 9, 2024
Nominations open for 35th ARTS Awards

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have opened nominations for the 35th ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards is an international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement. “Nominating an... more »

April 4, 2024
NRF: Economy remains ‘sturdy’ despite forecast for slower growth

Despite expectations for slower growth of both gross domestic product and retail sales, the economy should continue to do well the remainder of this year, said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for the National Retail Federation... more »

April 4, 2024
Gift for Life responds to killing of World Central Kitchen workers

Gift for Life issued a statement in response to Monday’s news that seven World Central Kitchen (WCK) workers were killed during hunger relief operations in Gaza. “We were shocked and saddened by yesterday’s news that... more »

April 2, 2024
Gift for Life, NY NOW partner for 2024 AIDS Walk New York

Gift for Life and NY NOW are once again fielding a team for AIDS Walk New York, the largest single-day AIDS fundraising event in the world, on Sunday, May 19, in New York’s Central Park.... more »

April 1, 2024
Fred Marione named chief revenue officer at Crane Stationery

Crane Stationery, a provider of luxury stationery products, promoted Fred Marione to the position of chief revenue officer. According to Crane, Marione brings with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record of... more »

April 1, 2024
High Point Market unveils events, education opportunities for spring 2024

Education and industry networking opportunities are slated for ANDMORE at High Point Market this spring with a packed schedule of more than 30 seminars and events — including six CEU-eligible courses — April 13-17. “Beyond... more »

April 1, 2024
Formal Markets identifies autumn/winter 2024 bridal, occasion trends

The ANDMORE Formal Markets Fashion Office has released its curated list of autumn/winter 2024 formal trends, providing retailers with insights into upcoming colors, accessories, fabrics and prints across bridal, homecoming, bridesmaid, accessories, quinceañera and prom.... more »

March 28, 2024
ANDMORE previews Summer 2024 Atlanta Market

The summer 2024 edition of Atlanta Market is brimming with discovery opportunities as it leverages major changes in top categories, including refined gift and home temporaries, a remerchandising of The Gardens, expanded outdoor living resources... more »

March 28, 2024
Transpac Brands launches new, consolidated website

Transpac Brands has debuted its new website and domain, transpacbrands.com. This platform will serve as a centralized hub for all Transpac Brands, including Transpac, Totalee Gift, Season’s Designs and VIP Home & Garden. [caption id="attachment_89333"... more »

March 26, 2024
Beatriz Ball supports autism awareness with profit donations

April is Autism Awareness month, and Beatriz Ball supports autism awareness as its corporate cause. Beatriz Ball is donating 100% of the profits from two special items to the organization Autism Speaks. One product is... more »

March 22, 2024
Summer Dallas Market Temps trending to be largest in a decade

The Temps at Dallas Total Home & Gift Market's exhibitors, taking place June 19-22, is ahead of goal for the designated space already leased in the World Trade Center, Trade Mart and Market Hall. [caption... more »

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