As it takes a more consumer lifestyle driven approach, The Inspired Home Show has revamped its display areas to better align with the needs of retailers who are approaching customers in new ways, said host International Housewares Association.
International Market Centers has set up an Instagram Takeover of the Las Vegas Market account, in which 25 leading designers and tastemakers will share their favorite new lines, events and trends from the winter Las Vegas Market, January 26 to 30.
The International Housewares Association (IHA) will be keeping coffee top of mind this year at the 2020 Inspired Home Show, which is set to take place from March 14 to 17 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
After making a pair of tech acquisitions, International Market Centers is launching IMC_di, a wholly-owned, stand-alone B2B e-commerce division that will offer vendors a single integrated digital platform, enabling them to reach new buyers, capture leads and grow sales.
International Market Centers (IMC) said that phase two of the Atlanta Next AmericasMart multi-platform transformation kicks off at the summer Atlanta Market and will focus on the remerchandising of lifestyle retail resources.
Three Atlanta Market exhibitors— Glee Jewelry, Puffin Coolers and VE Designs— are among the inaugural People’s Choice winners in International Market Centers’ new Market Snapshot program.
Licensing International has named Martha Stewart as the 2020 inductee to the Licensing International Hall of Fame. Stewart will be honored at the Licensing International Excellence Awards, taking place May 19, 2020 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas in conjunction with the Licensing Expo.
International Market Centers (IMC) has rebranded the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market to Atlanta Market. IMC said the new name, an updated brand positioning and logo, will be on display at the upcoming show, scheduled to be held January 14 to 21.
NY Now will host celebrity lifestyle tastemakers Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia to give the NY Now Talk presentation, “Keynote Dynamic Duo,” at the upcoming winter edition of the market. The presentation is scheduled to be held on Tuesday February 4, at 11 a.m.
Sustainability is gaining more momentum, and this is reflected in Ambiente’s new Ethical Style Guide. The curated directory for 2020 features 340 exhibitors from 49 countries, all of them manufacturers who follow eco-friendly and socially responsible production standards.
International Market Centers said that two new member-based organizations, the Oriental Rug Importers Association and the National Alliance of Floral Associations, will participate as two of more than 50 industry partners attending the Winter Las Vegas Market.
The Dallas Market Center has tapped Aerin Lauder, the style and image director of Estée Lauder and the founder and creative director of lifestyle company Aerin, to deliver the keynote speech at the winter 2020 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.
Emerald Expositions Events, which operates NY Now, said that Sally Shankland recently made the decision, for personal health reasons, to step down from her position as president and CEO at the end of the year and will transition to the new role of executive director and senior advisor.
AmericasMart will welcome for the first time, the HTI Buying Group, The Good Toy Group and ZAG (Zoo, Aquarium & Garden Buying Group), at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in January.
As we prepare to welcome a new year, and a new decade, HOMEWORLD BUSINESS spoke with Tom Mirabile, veteran consumer trend expert and principal and founder of the new Springboard Insights, a trend report service, about what he believes are top consumer trends that will have an effect on the housewares industry in 2020.