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BROOKLYN, NY – This summer, Etsy is officially launching its new wholesale division, which will give retailers the opportunity to purchase product from a collection of handmade home furnishings, jewelry, and other product, designed and manufactured by Etsy artists, designers and vintage collectors. More
GUANGZHOU, CHINA – The 29th Jinhan Fair for Home & Gifts opens April 21 at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center. More
LOS ANGELES - The California Market Center (CMC), LA Mart and California Gift Show have partnered to launch a co-promotional campaign for the upcoming summer 2014 market to help maximize the buying experience for attending retailers. More
News from the fall 2014 international market fairs. More
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February 11, 2014On a recent flight to attend a gift show, I discovered that my seat-mate had paid less than half the amount for her airfare than I had paid for mine. Welcome to the world of dynamic pricing! Technically dynamic pricing means that the price of an item is determined by a specific customer's ability to pay. In actuality, it means that prices are set based on what a specific customer is willing to pay. I probably bought my plane ticket later than my seat-mate, when fewer seats were available on the flight that fit my schedule. The airlines knew ...
What Works Online
October 14, 2011Most advertisers I work with finish their advertising programs the week leading into a market and move on to showroom set up. But Web statistics from our own sites show that online traffic continues at a steady pace during a market and even goes up slightly during the event. Readers looking for the latest news, new product launches and special offers check in from their mobile devices throughout the event. Those who can't get to market, view market news videos and special market newsletters. Here are some quick tips to keep driving customers to your showroom or website throughout ...
Dancer in the Aisles
June 25, 2007Last Thursday evening, as I am packing and getting ready to leave for the Dallas gift market, thunderstorms raged through central New Jersey where I live. Lucky for me, I think to myself, that I am not flying out tonight. I know what thunderstorms can do to flights trying to depart or arrive. Friday morning and I am up and out before the crack of dawn to catch my 6:50 a.m. flight for Dallas. I have a full schedule set up to hit the ground running as soon as I arrive, starting with one appointment, followed by a ...