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June 3, 2020
NRF chief economist notes uncertainty in predicting pandemic recovery

While the reopening of businesses shut down by the coronavirus pandemic is a significant step forward, it is too soon to say how quickly or smoothly t ... more »

June 3, 2020
Summer Atlanta Market helps retailers get back to business

Atlanta Market kicks off the summer market season with new dates and a modified format that will allow retailers and designers to source needed new pr ... more »

June 2, 2020
Las Vegas Market opens submissions for FIRST LOOK program

Las Vegas Market is now accepting submissions for its proprietary FIRST LOOK trends program, which will showcase design and color trends through two 3 ... more »



June 1, 2020
BEST of Show launches Wholesale Subscription Box program

BEST of Show, with showrooms at AmericasMart Atlanta and Las Vegas Market Center, launched its Wholesale Subscription Box program, specifically create ... more »

June 1, 2020
Retailers welcome House measure providing more time to use Paycheck Protection Program funds

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed House action on legislation that would give employers more time and flexibility to use Paycheck Protecti ... more »

June 1, 2020
Crane Stationery moves operations to Cohoes, New York

Crane Stationery has made the difficult decision to relocate operations from its current home in North Adams, Massachusetts to the home of parent comp ... more »

May 28, 2020
LA Mart releases its new Summer Market dates

The successful re-launch of our industry is directly tied to the strong re-activation of the economy. LA Mart released its new Summer Market dates, wh ... more »


May 28, 2020
NRF welcomes the introduction of the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed the introduction of the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act, which would establish a federal program to help bus ... more »

May 28, 2020
Retailers welcome Senate plan to expand Paycheck Protection Program flexibility

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed legislation agreed to by key members of the Senate that would give businesses more time to use Paycheck ... more »

May 27, 2020
CDN launches non-contact forehead thermometer to help protect workplace safety

CDN has introduced a new Non-Contact Forehead Thermometer (THD2FE) that can be used to scan the temperatures of employees, quickly and safely. An urge ... more »

May 27, 2020
IMC releases white paper detailing retail buyer perspectives

A new survey of the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries commissioned by International Market Centers (IMC) revealed that, while the COVID-19 ... more »

May 26, 2020
Dallas Market Center and ART create The HEARTS Awards program

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the creation of The HEARTS Awards, a one-time special event to t ... more »

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