GCA names Noted @ *Noted finalists

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) named the finalists in the fourth annual Noted @ *Noted Products Awards Competition. The competition is held in conjunction with the industry’s annual greeting card-focused trade show, *Noted: The Greeting Card Expo, which will be held April 27-28, co-located... READ MORE »

OneCoast to create flagship showroom at Dallas Market Center

OneCoast, an omnichannel wholesale sales and marketing company, and Dallas Market Center together created a new flagship showroom for OneCoast. The space on the atrium of the World Trade Center will open prior to the January 2024 Total Home & Gift Market. According to the companies, the ex... READ MORE »

Atlanta Apparel introduces autumn/winter 2023 trends, resources

Atlanta Apparel will feature expanded resources the for autumn/winter 2023 season, amenities, a full event schedule and an optimized calendar for the market, shifting dates forward and opening first-floor temporary exhibits one day early, according to International Market Centers (IMC). The Atlan... READ MORE »

Spring & Autumn Fair, Products Of Change collaborate on sustainability project

Spring & Autumn Fair, UK marketplaces for wholesale home, gift and fashion, has partnered with Products of Change to create a set of five white papers to assist retailers and brands with their journey to operating a more sustainable, ethical and regenerative business as part of its Power of One ... READ MORE »

ANDYZ Design Awards submission now open

International Market Centers (IMC) invites interior designers, architects, showrooms and design students to submit their best work from the past year for consideration in the ninth annual ANDYZ Design Awards. Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) and the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American... READ MORE »

Leanin’ Tree to represent GCA on Keep US Posted board

Susan January of Leanin’ Tree Inc. in Boulder, Colorado, will fill the Greeting Card Association's (GCA) seat on the Keep US Posted board of directors. GCA represents more than 300 greeting card publishers and retailers who rely on affordable, dependable mail service to get greeting cards to th... READ MORE »

SURTEX 2023 returns to NYC as standalone event

Commercial art and surface design show SURTEX is set to return to New York City as a standalone event May 9-10, according to Emerald Holding. Previously hosted together with Emerald’s NY NOW, the redesigned SURTEX event will take place at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan’s... READ MORE »

Avanti Press to distribute NIQUEA.D in North America

Brand creator and creative visionary Dominique Schurman's NIQUEA.D lifestyle brand of greeting cards and stationery will be exclusively distributed to the North American retail trade by greeting card publisher Avanti Press in cooperation with Schurman's recently established licensing partnership wit... READ MORE »

Maped Helix sponsors National Stationery Week

Maped Helix is the first official sponsor of National Stationery Week. The sponsor will start the week off colorfully with #CreativityDay on May 15. “National Stationery Week is a fun but meaningful campaign that encourages the nation to put pen to paper," says Lianne Fletcher, head of mark... READ MORE »

IMC makes changes to executive, senior leadership teams

International Market Centers (IMC) made changes to its executive and senior leadership teams, with Dorothy Belshaw promoted into the new role of executive vice president and chief growth officer, and longtime IMC employees Karen Olson, Brett Austin and Brian Archer assuming expanded roles and respon... READ MORE »

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