Gift industry trends and market highlights - Double Take, What's In, What's Hot
ATLANTA - The 2014 Lifetime Achievement Icon Honor will be presented to Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, co-founder and chief creative officer of Vera Bradley. More
WHITE PLAINS, NY—Applications are now being accepted for three juried design sections and two special design incubator showcases presented at the summer NY Now, the Market for Home + Lifestyle. More
Even the Super Bowl and simultaneous shows happening across several cities (Las Vegas, New York, and Los Angeles) didn't do much to dampen the enthusiasm-or attendance numbers-at this year's California Gift Show. A DJ spinning upbeat ambient music on turntables welcomed new arrivals, along with a diverse array of exhibitors in the LA Convention Center's Kentia and South Halls. More
NEW YORK - Between the Super Bowl and the snow storm that hit New York City on Monday, February 3, and another round of snow/sleet/rain on Wednesday, February 5, one can say that NY Now, the market for home + lifestyle got dealt a pretty bad hand this time around. But despite the circumstances, the show went on. And many vendors, fearing the worst, were pleasantly surprised. More
News From The Web
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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 ...