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Madison Park Greetings relaunches at the Noted show

Madison Park Greetings is set to officially relaunch at the 2019 *Noted Show in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, May 19. Founded in 1977, Madison Park Greetings creates high-end specialty products, cards and journals, which feature work by a broad range of artists. In 2018, parent company Designer... READ MORE »

State of Paper survey seeks wholesale stationery input

Stationery Trends' latest State of Paper survey is taking a shift to a manufacturer focus and aims to find what's trending in the wholesale market. The State of Paper series, introduced in the Winter 2019 issue, has so far taken a look at what today's stationery retailer looks like and what its t... READ MORE »

Noted: The Greeting Card Expo debuts May 18

The greeting card industry is buzzing with excitement for Noted: The Greeting Card Expo happening May 18 through May 20, 2019 at the Brooklyn Expo Center and hosted by the Greeting Card Association (GCA). Noted is debuting in 2019 in Brooklyn as a first-of-its-kind event with the goal of brin... READ MORE »

Ocean City Resort Gift Show returns to the Roland E. Powell Convention Center

The Ocean City Resort Gift Show, a souvenir and resort industry trade event, returns to the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland from November 17-19, 2019. This show features 300+ booths filled with top brands, new introductions and new resources. “Northeast coastal retail... READ MORE »

Decor resources grow for AmericasMart Atlanta

Twenty-two design-driven showrooms are opening new locations, reimagining their spaces or renewing their leases in preparation for The Atlanta International Gift at Home Furnishings Market, July 9-15, 2019. The Market’s Home Décor Collection features nearly 2,000 lighting, accent furniture, rugs,... READ MORE »

Designer Greetings acquires Palm Press Greeting Cards

Palm Press was founded in 1980 by Liz Bordow and publishes a collection of photographs in a high-quality but affordable format. Steven Gimbelman, president and CEO of Designer Greetings, said Palm Press made their mark by sourcing renowned, distinctive photographers from around the globe and Design... READ MORE »

Emerald Expositions appoints Sally Shankland as new president and CEO

Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. has appointed Sally Shankland as the president and CEO of Emerald. Shankland will assume her new role on June 1, 2019 and will remain a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Phil Evans, Emerald’s interim president and CEO, will continue to serve as its CFO.... READ MORE »

NY NOW will debut Fashion Runway at Summer Market

NY NOW will debut Fashion Runway, NY NOW’s first-ever fashion show, at the upcoming Summer 2019 market. The show, consisting of jewelry and fashion accessories from around the globe, will be presented and curated by designer Farai Simoyi. The show will debut on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at 10:... READ MORE »

NRF says tariffs are a gamble for U.S. economy

After the Trump administration released a list of $300 billion of Chinese goods that will be targeted by additional tariffs of 25 percent, The National Retail Federation (NRF) president and CEO Matthew Shay shared his thoughts on efforts and potential economic impacts. “We support the administr... READ MORE »

Product Pick of the Week: Regret Nothing Tote Bag

This tote is part of the Daily Grind collection by Talking Out of Turn and is perfect for gathering items at the farmer's market, or carrying all your beach reads and towels this summer! With the message "Regret Nothing" you can remind yourself to enjoy the summer season and take some time to unwin... READ MORE »

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