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.
AmericasMart said there will be 16 showroom debuts and expansions to its seven gift categories at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, scheduled to be held January 14 to 21, 2020.
AmericasMart will add to its specialty categories across the temporary collection at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
The fourth annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, held in Chicago, provided an information-packed exchange for retailers and suppliers looking to optimize their participation in a growing e-commerce market for home improvement.
To help members investigate alternatives to sourcing from China, the International Housewares Association will hold a sourcing mission to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, next year. The 2020 Vietnam Sourcing Mission will be offered in two sessions: April 20-22 or April 23-25.
The winter edition of NY Now will take place on February 1 to 5, 2020 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. NY Now said it will also be taking the next step in its “Retail Renaissance” movement by transforming the winter market into an immersive, experiential environment focused on fueling discovery, igniting the imagination and embracing the retailer journey.
The Dallas Market Center revealed its theme for the 2020 markets, starting with the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which is set to take place from January 8 to 14, 2020. This year, the market’s theme is, “The Five Senses.”
Top products showing at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Las Vegas Market are now in the spotlight through International Market Centers’ new “Market Snapshot,” launching at the winter 2020 markets.
When the housewares industry meets in Chicago next March for The Inspired Home Show, exhibitors and attendees will find not just a new name but new displays and new locations for many show destinations.
International Market Centers and the organizers of The International Surface Event have formed a partnership, and will run a free and continuous shuttle service for buyers attending the trade shows they will run concurrently in Las Vegas in January 2020.