International Market Centers (IMC) will launch a new eight-episode video series this week, that summarizes style, product and consumer trends revealed at and driven by summer 2020 gift, home décor and furniture markets.
Demdaco is supporting the charity Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Starting this month, the giftware manufacturer will donate a portion of proceeds from the sales of its signature Giving Bear to the local charity, which supports the health and well being of vulnerable children.
International Market Centers (IMC) has received a temporary certificate of occupancy for the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas. The new 315,000-square-foot trade show facility in downtown Las Vegas is slated to open on August 30 and will house the temporary gift and home exhibits for IMC’s summer Las Vegas Market.
The 15th anniversary Summer Las Vegas Market, rescheduled to run August 30 to September 3, will feature the grand opening of The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, a 315,000-square-foot exposition facility that will house the market’s gift and home temporaries, in addition to more than 4,300 furniture, home décor and gift resources in 5.4 million square feet.
Two’s Company has launched a direct-to-consumer platform in partnership with its retailers in an effort to help boost business amid the pandemic. The new hybrid platform can be found at www.shoptwoscompany.com.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and after careful consideration, NY Now has postponed the 2020 Summer Market, which had been scheduled for August 8 to 12, 2020, at the Jacob Javits Center.
To address business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Market Centers and its digital innovation division will provide free subscriptions and transactions to customers through year-end on ShopZio, its business-to-business digital platform.
Bed Bath & Beyond has unveiled its new wedding registry platform called “Your Registry, Your Way.” The single-source wedding registry offering brings together traditional product essentials, gift experiences and cash funds all in one place.
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 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.
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.