Market Previews

Coverage of the markets and events in the accessories sector.
  • Dallas Market Center Announces 60th Anniversary Celebration Details

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    DALLAS – June 7, 2017 – Dallas Market Center celebrates six decades of business this summer with a 60th anniversary celebration during its upcoming June Total Home & Gift Market (June 21-27, 2017) and Lightovation—Dallas International Lighting Show (June 21-24, 2017). More

  • 2017 Trends at National Stationery Show

    Trendspotting at NSS

    From the classic, age-old trend of gold-foil lettering to the new fad of cosmic cards, these top trends are the designs that stuck out the most to GDA editors. Click through the gallery to see more. More

  • Editor’s Picks: 5 Most Surprising Products from NSS

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    At her first National Stationery Show, GDA editor in chief Lenise Willis recalls the five products that made her gasp, laugh and even cry. More

  • Greeting Card Association Celebrates the Best in the Industry with LOUIE Awards

    28th annual LOUIE Awards Gala

    The Greeting Card Association (GCA) announced the winners of the 2017 International Greeting Card Awards Competition, the “LOUIE Awards,” at a Gala Sunday evening during the National Stationery Show (NSS). GDA Editor in Chief, Lenise Willis, helped to present. More

  • National Stationery Show Announces 2017 Best New Product Award Winners

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    The judging is complete and the winners of the National Stationery Show (NSS) 21st annual Best New Product Awards were announced at the Show Sunday, May 21. More

  • Las Vegas Market to Host Gift for Life Fundraiser

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    LAS VEGAS, NV – (May 30, 2017) – Las Vegas Market announced that it will host its 7th annual Up on the Roof fundraiser benefiting Gift for Life, the sole national charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home décor industries, on Monday, July 31 during the Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market. Tickets for the event, which include special entertainment, a Las Vegas-themed silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, cost $25 each, or $100 for five. More

  • Gift For Life/National Stationery Show Raises $28,000+ for AIDS Walk New York

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    May 30, 2017 — Gift for Life announced that the Gift For Life/National Stationery Show team raised more than $28,000 for men, women, and families who are living with HIV/AIDS, including a generous $5,000 grant from DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS). Additional donations, which will help the team meet its $40,000 goal, will be accepted through June 16. More

  • Temporary Gift & Home Décor Exhibits Top 500 in Las Vegas


    LAS VEGAS, NV – (May 18, 2017) – Las Vegas Market announced that some 100+ new, returning and renewing companies will swell its steadily expanding presentation to a record 500+ temporary gift and home décor resources exhibitors in the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market for the Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market, July 30-August 3, 2017. More

  • Appelman Schauben Adds 5,000 Square Feet at AmericasMart

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    With the opening this summer of its new 11th floor AmericasMart showroom space, Appelman Schauben is embarking on the largest expansion in its 23-year history. The super rep organization will continue to operate its flagship 18th floor, 20,000-square-foot space but will now add an additional 5,000 square feet on the 11th floor. Both showrooms are in Building 2 of the market center. More

  • Lemon Tree Stationery Announces Presence at NSS, Exclusive Partnerships and More

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    NEW YORK, MAY 10, 2017 - Lemon Tree Stationery has announced their exhibit at The 2017 National Stationery Show, with their marketing consultant Brian Lawrence presenting a conference keynote. This comes in conjunction with the announcement of an exclusive marketing partnership with sister websites and, as well as the release of two new wedding albums. More

  • Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Delivers Expanded Marketplace, Events in June

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    DALLAS – May 8, 2017 – Dallas Market Center has announced exclusive details for its upcoming June Total Home & Gift Market (June 21-27, 2017) including new exhibitors, the grand opening of the Interior Home + Design Center, a 60th anniversary celebration, educational seminars and innovative digital experiences. More

  • Best Of Show Showroom Announces Debut at Las Vegas World Market Center

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    Best Of Show, LLC announced formation of the gift industry’s newest concept in market showrooms. Three gift industry CEO’s have come together to create a unique collective. Molly Wilson, CEO molly&drew®; Ben Torrens, CEO Think Pray Gift; and Paul Lowrie, an industry veteran, most known for William Randal Publishing’s CHAT PACK, have teamed up to bring their companies together in one room with one simple goal: to strengthen the manufacturer/buyer relationship. More

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Enter the First-Ever Century Awards

Gifts and Decorative Accessories is now accepting submissions for the brand new Century Awards, to be presented at the 66th annual Retailer Excellence Awards event on August 20.