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Trade Shows
Dallas Market Center Expanding Hurricane Relief Program

The Dallas Market Center has partnered with the Houston Furniture Bank for phase two of its DMC Cares Hurricane Relief Program. The company’s goal is to create $1 million in support for several organizations, including the Houston Furniture Bank, via financial and product donations for those impacted by the hurricane, and is encouraging its exhibitors and attendees to join the effort.

Retail
Albertsons Raises $8 Million For Hurricane Relief Efforts

As part of its charitable efforts, Albertsons Companies said that in the span of 21 days, its customers and employees helped raise more than $8 million in disaster relief donations for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma through a point-of-sale campaign at its 2,300-plus stores.

Trade Shows
IHA, Good360 Add Irma To Hurricane Relief Program

Victims of Hurricane Irma also will receive assistance from Good360, the charity the International Housewares Association has partnered with to provide hurricane victims with home goods products as they rebuild their lives and homes. IHA previously announced its partnership with Good360 to help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey.

Retail
Lamps Plus Leverages Capacities To Do More In Smaller Store

Lamps Plus is preparing its first new store in seven years, opening this summer in The Arboretum, an Austin, TX, open-air mall. The new retail location, the company’s 39th store and third in Texas, is the company’s smallest, but the retailer believes it can thrive in less space by leveraging employees and its online operation.