Dallas Market Center Announces Winners of The Next Big Give

Dallas Market Center Announces Winners of The Next Big Give

The winners of the Next Big Give 2013 – the National Search for Retailers Giving Back – were also announced at the end of the June Market. The winners are: Leon & Lulu – a furniture, gifts, and accessories store in Michigan run by Mary Liz Curtin – and Journeys of Life in Pittsburgh, Pa., […]

Lee Nemeth and John Sena of ELK Group International warmly welcome LeAnn Day of Lighting One

Lighting One In Full Force At June Dallas Market

Lighting One members are in “full force” again this week at the Dallas Lighting Market, with 39 member companies in attendance, making this summer market the most-attended by their group in several years. The group was welcomed for some pre-market meetings and special receptions by top manufacturers who continue to support and help fuel Lighting […]

10 Facts about the Dallas Market Center

10 Facts You Did Not Know About The Dallas Market Center

 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Dallas Market Whether you’re a market newbie or a multi-decade industry veteran, we bet there are a few things you don’t know about the Dallas Market Center (DMC)  — some of which are new features that debuted at the successful International Lighting Market and Total Home & Gift […]

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Breaking Bad Behavior: A letter From the Editor

I was disappointed to hear about some very bad behavior going on among manufacturers during the January Dallas Market. Specifically, I heard complaints that several companies – I wish there were only one culprit – sent a few members of their staff stampeding into competitors’ showrooms to photograph (and in one case, videotape) the new products that their competition had on display. Now, never mind the […]

2013 24th ARTS Awards

ARTS Awards Presenters Announced Including HGTV’s John Gidding

ARTS Awards Presenters Announced Including HGTV’s John Gidding   ARTS Awards Presenters Announced Including HGTV’s John Gidding: Dallas Market Center and Accessory Resource Team, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the presenters for the 24th annual ARTS Awards. Special presenters include John Gidding, designer and TV host who has appeared on the popular HGTV series […]

Dallas Market Center Announces June 2012 Best of Show Winners

Dallas Market Center Debuts Multitude of New Companies & Expansions

Dallas Debuts Multitude of New Companies & Expansions Attendees at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, being held through Jan. 22, may not be aware that there are  60 new companies and 25 expansions to explore. The new companies and expansions in the World Trade Center include 3rd floor:Arteriors (new) Attraction Design (new) Melose […]

Nora Lighting Expands Dallas Showroom

Nora Lighting Expands Dallas Showroom

Nora Lighting Expands Dallas Showroom (TM3309) Nora Lighting has officially opened its new Dallas Market showroom located at the Trade Mart #3309. “The showroom is more of a working lighting lab for our customers to see how our products perform in an application setting,” comments EJ Phillips. The new showroom is complete with integrated DMX control […]

Dallas Market Announces 10 Finalists for The Next Big Give Contest

Dallas Market Announces 10 Finalists for The Next Big Give Contest

The Dallas Market Center has announced the 10 finalists for The Next Big Give contest, a third annual national search for specialty retailers that make a difference in their communities through volunteering, raising funds or donating goods. The 10 finalists were previously announced during a filmed video broadcast. The Next Big Give 2013 finalists are: […]

17 exhibitors are participating in the ART Card Program

17 exhibitors are participating in the ART Card Program

The creative home furnishings network, Accessory Resource Team, has announced that 17 exhibitors are participating in the ART Card Program during the January Dallas market. The ART Card Program, which launched in summer 2011, is exclusive to ART members. The retail annual membership to ART and participation in the discount program is $250/ year and […]

How to Shop the Dalas Market Center

How to Shop the Dallas Market

Merchandising and sales expert Denis Caldora provides tips on how to make smart buying decisions at market.   Do Your Homework Before you leave for the Dallas Market, take a look through recent editions of the Home section of your local metropolitan newspaper to observe the furniture trends in your area.  Then go online to […]