Combined March Market Is Once-A-Year Opportunity for Buyers
March 17, 2017,
DALLAS –The once-a-year buying opportunity for retail buyers takes place at Dallas Market Center this month during the combined Apparel & Accessories Market + Total Home & Gift Market, March 22-25. Exhibitors across all categories will showcase thousands of new and best-selling products across fashion, western, kids, gift, holiday, housewares, and home. Expanded showrooms, special events, fashion shows, networking, and educational seminars will help retailers stay competitive for the upcoming selling season.
“March is a critical event for buyers as they discover more new resources across the widest array of categories,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “As more stores offer a lifestyle experience for customers, retail buyers depend upon markets such as this one to help them discover items that will sell.”
Expansions and relocations include Craig Clovis, the luxury multi-line showroom on the 13th floor expanding for March, and Lorren Bell will be showing in a new location on 13; Joseph Ribkoff has new space on 15. In The Territory, the western neighborhood on 14, XOXOart & Co and 3D Belt Company are new for March while David Baker & Associates has taken new space. In the western temps on 12, there any several new exhibitors including Dale Brisby and Nocona. In KidsWorld on the 8th floor, temps include Timex, Peonies and Puddles, Riley and Bella, and Lidsville, while Hudson Jeans and AG Kids are showing in 8096.
In addition, a partnership with the International Folk Art Alliance will result in the premiere of the International Folk Art Market “Four Corners of the World” showcase. Twelve artisans will travel from points around the globe to Dallas in order to exhibit their crafts to thousands of retail buyers attending market. The “Four Corners of the World” exhibit, with a fashion accessories focus, will take place on the 13th floor of the World Trade Center -- home to the largest permanent collection of fashion accessories showrooms in the U.S.
Total Home & Gift Market is the mid-season event offering retailers everything for giving and living, including home accents, furniture, gifts, housewares, gourmet, holiday, and more.
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