NY Now recently kicked off its winter 2020 market with new features and events, some combined with the co-locations of the National Stationary Show and Surtex. The market is being held through Wednesday, February 5, at the Javits Center in New York City.
The International Housewares Association Inspired Home Show preview offered a view on what’s new for the market and for the upcoming main show as well as lifestyle trends that will help drive business this year.
The March buying event at AmericasMart Atlanta will be refreshed in 2020 with a new name— Spring Mini Market— and updated programming complementing the opportunity for retailers and designers to source from 1,000-plus gift and home decor showrooms plus a curated collection of 50-plus temporaries at its March 4 to 6 staging.
Bloomingdale’s Daniel Leppo, Bass Pro Shops’ Johnny Morris and Select Brands’ William Endres will be honored by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) during its annual Housewares Cares Gala on Monday, March 16 during The Inspired Home Show.
At the True Value 2020 Spring Reunion, the retailer’s convention for affiliated stores and other independent hardware dealers, the theme “Thrive” will emphasize the opportunity inherent in the current economic and consumer environment.
As the winter market closes, the Las Vegas Market is planning for this summer’s opening of The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, a new 315,000-square-foot exposition facility, which will transform the buying experience in the temporary exhibits when it opens in July 2020.
Amidst all of the robot kittens, video gaming accessories, home surveillance systems and flying taxis debuting at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES), manufacturers featured a range of products specifically designed to strengthen the connection between smart home appliances and consumer lifestyle needs, including developments in the kitchen, personal care, wellness and cleaning categories.
Officials at the Dallas Market Center reported a strong response from both vendors and attendees to the winter edition of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which took place from January 8 to 14 at the Dallas Market Center.
International Market Centers has reported strong order writing at the winter 2020 Atlanta Market. In addition, IMC celebrated the debut of its new Atlanta Market brand, the opening of the remerchandised home décor collection, the announcement of a new lifestyle collection in Building 2, and the launch of a new digital division.
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.