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Housewares Program to Examine Consumer Shopping Habits

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ROSEMONT, Ill.–Senior housewares executives will explore current consumer shopping habits and how to navigate omnichannel retailing during a Chief Housewares SuperSession (CHESS) here next month. The program opens Oct. 7 with a keynote session featuring a panel of housewares CEOs exploring the “Housewares Hot-Seat: Securing Your Place Along the Purchase Path.” The panel will includeMore »

Last updated: September 16, 2014

AmericasMart Announces Market Dates

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart yesterday confirmed dates for the January and July editions of its Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Markets through calendar year 2018. The dates’ confirmation follows extensive review of customer scheduling and timing requirements and preferences, and sustains Atlanta’s long-standing first-market position in both the January and July show cycles, according to Jeffrey L.More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Dollar General Enhances Proposal to Acquire Family Dollar

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.–Dollar General Corporation today announced that it has sent an enhanced acquisition proposal to Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Under the terms of the revised proposal, Dollar General would increase its proposal for all outstanding shares of Family Dollar to about $9.1 billion. Dollar General also increased the number of stores that it would beMore »

Last updated: September 2, 2014

Broward Named EVP, Marketing at AmericasMart

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ATLANTA–Douglas Broward has been named executive vice president of marketing at AmericasMart. In this newly created position, Broward reports to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman and president of AmericasMart parent AMC, Inc. Broward officially joined AmericasMart in February 2012 in the newly created position of senior vice president of branding. His 2012 appointment followedMore »

Last updated: August 22, 2014

Ron Insana to Keynote Las Vegas CEO Summit

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LAS VEGAS-CNBC analyst Ron Insana will be the keynote speaker at the Las Vegas Market CEO Summit next January, along with two other confirmed speakers. The forum will address businesses issues of importance to industry executives, including presentations on financial, operational and global subjects by some of the nation’s foremost visionary speakers. Steven Baker, viceMore »

Last updated: August 1, 2014

Gift Vendors Confirm New, Expanded Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced today that six leading suppliers of gift merchandise will open or expand showrooms for the upcoming Summer Market, July 27-31, further increasing the number of major industry suppliers presented in Las Vegas Market’s Building C. Newcomers Colonial Tin Works, Honey & Me and Thompson’s Candles are opening their first showrooms;More »

Last updated: April 11, 2014

ART Conference Presents Speed Dating ART Style

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART Conference 2014 has added a “Speed Dating ART Style” line-up of subjects and coaches for its annual conference in May. This year, ART Conference will be held May 1-4 at Paradise Point in San Diego, and the inaugural Speed Dating ART Style program is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, May 2. AttendeesMore »

Last updated: March 20, 2014

Blog: Housewares Show to Leave Lasting Impression

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CHICAGO-The International Home + Housewares Show, which wraps up today, continues to attract attendees with newness around every corner. This week’s show marks the unofficial launch of Blueair’s Pro XL, a high-performance air purifier with a sleek design and particle and gas sensors….Nespresso’s VertuoLine coffeemaker is the brand’s first coffee machine that produces coffee forMore »

Last updated: March 18, 2014