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DMC Rebrands & Expands the Temps for January

A new name, new design, and new product offerings are on tap for the January Market in Dallas with expanded opportunities for exhibitors and an extensive collection of curated merchandise for buyers at The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market, January 18-22, 2017.

“Dallas offers buyers more unique, meaningful and handmade products in more categories than anyone else,” says Cindy Morris, President & CEO of Dallas Market Center (DMC). “The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market is a great place for buyers to find products that will differentiate their stores from their competitors and serves as a springboard for emerging lines.”

The DMC continues to strengthen its temp offerings with an expanded selection of hundreds of new exhibitors plus an updated design and layout of the temps area, which will include a new open floor plan, décor upgrades, elevated amenities, and events. The new layout will create a more accessible and convenient buying experience for attendees to source products in a variety of home and gift categories.

Tech + Active is a new focus in the gift temp area for January, featuring tech and active gifts, gadgets, and gear for life on the go. Tech + Active will be in the Gift Temps on the 12th floor of the World Trade Center.

Impulse: The Cash & Carry Show (previously known as the Cash & Carry section in Market Hall) features a variety of items that can be purchased and taken home the same day. Other temp areas include the Design Temps in the Trade Mart atrium, Vintage and Furniture in Market Hall, and in the World Trade Center: Home Temps on the 6th floor, Gift Temps on the 12th floor and Women’s Apparel Temps on the 13th floor. 

The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market have staggered opening dates depending on category. For a full list of special events, market schedule and product offerings, visit the Dallas Market Center web site





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