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Nourison Home Introduces Rugs and Home Accessories at Vegas Summer Market

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Nourison Home is debuting new area rugs and home accessories in their showroom on the ground floor of Building C (C112) at this summer’s Las Vegas Market. Rug styles include multiple price points from value priced, indoor/outdoor and machine washable collections to hand knotted statement pieces in wool and silk. Home accessories include multiple styles in both elegant neutrals and colorful patterns that will add a cozy feel to any space.  The Christopher Guy Area Rug Collection releases two new designs, CGS39 and CGS40, that are stunning in their simplicity. Subtle shades of ivory and sand create intriguing patterns that can complement a designed space or make a statement on their own. These rugs are hand knotted from fine wool and silk yarns. New rug collection Graceful, is inspired by natural landscapes. These abstract rugs blend a high-low construction with hand-carved finishing to create a striking sense of depth. This collection includes five styles and is hand tufted from wool yarns. New machine washable rugs are releasing for both Nicole Curtis and InspireMe! Home Décor rug collections. Nicole Curtis introductions include three new vintage inspired designs (SR104) that are perfect for modern farmhouse settings. InspireMe! Home Décor releases its first washable collection titled Daydream (DDR01) which includes a dramatic collection of sophisticated styles, sure to be the focal point of any room.  Mina Victory Home Accents introduces a cozy selection of waffle knit pillows and throws (ZH225) in warm neutrals. A new selection of cotton pillows with floral designs (VJ801) are a perfect complement to the cozy neutrals. For a more elegant look, a new selection of velvet pillows (L2270) will add a touch of subtle sophistication to any...

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New Offerings Drive a Revitalized Summer Atlanta Market

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The summer 2023 Atlanta Market energized the gift and home industry with a series of new offerings — an elevated arrival experience, the addition of casual and outdoor resources and an enhanced @Market app to facilitate discovery and follow up — all presented against the backdrop of dynamic new ANDMORE branding, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. “This week, ANDMORE reintroduced itself as a tastemaker for modern marketplace buying and selling,” said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE CEO. “New and exciting product across existing and new buying categories, engaging market events, professional and personal connections and the introduction of a new digital tool – all of these signaled a new era for Atlanta Market.” Buyer Attendance Boosts Market Opportunities Buyers from all 50 states and nearly 50 countries attended with an increase in northeastern, western and international representation at this summer’s Atlanta Market. Motivated by product line introductions, new market branding and digital tools to enhance and extend the at-market experience, buyers enjoyed a robust reinvention of what it means to shop at Atlanta Market. “Atlanta Market was phenomenal – the best show we have had yet in terms of volume of orders and the new contacts we made,” said Rachel Walker, artist and founder of lifestyle brand Happy By Rachel, who reported seeing about 60% new accounts. “Overall, the buyers felt happy. We focus on art-based products that are fun, colorful, cheerful and celebratory, so we attracted those buyers.” Some 14 industry buying groups and member-based organizations added to the overall buying power at the summer 2023 Atlanta Market. “The sheer variety of products and innovations showcased at Atlanta Market is, in itself, a testament to its importance. It provides a magnificent opportunity to discover new product lines,” said Jennifer Morton, Association of Golf Merchandisers (Phoenix, AZ), CEO. “These discoveries, coupled with the chance to interact with some of the most influential figures in our field, ensure that attendees return with knowledge that significantly bolsters their purchasing decisions.” At-Market Connections Promote Commerce and Community With 6,000 brands, 1,000 showrooms and 1,100 temporaries across the gift and home categories, buyers benefitted from an abundance of buying options. “Out of all of the markets I attend throughout the year, Atlanta is my favorite!” said Sarah Martens, Nebraska Furniture Mart (Omaha, NE) Division Merchandising Manager of Furniture. “I accompany a team of our buyers to Atlanta twice a year for all of our accessory needs, and to be inspired by trends and incredible visual displays. From seasonal to everyday decor and wall art to tabletop, everything is in one easy-to-navigate location.” Long-time market participants also enjoyed refreshed selling potential through new, expanded and relocated showroom and new temporary exhibitors as well as overall excitement connected with the new ANDMORE brand identity as a market backdrop. “We love our new showroom location on the first floor of Building 1, and we’ve seen a significant boost from the co-location with Casual Market Atlanta,” said John Thompson, Loloi Rugs Vice President of Sales, Southeast Region. “I’ve been at this market for 27 years, and the revamping of the presentations this year is making people feel good. The buyers are connecting with all of the work the market has done to present a fresh show environment.” Beyond exhibits, market events and education complemented the business of market. The...

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New Hand Knotted Collection from Capel Rugs Features Creative Colorations

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Capel Rugs is debuting a sophisticated new wool rug collection featuring gorgeous colorations and lush textures as well as a dynamic new braided design at the Las Vegas Market taking place July 30 to August 3. Capel Rugs shows in Space A-133 of the World Market Center. The new hand knotted collection, Aria, makes a stylish transitional statement with its beautifully designed geometric yet organic, bohemian-influenced patterns. Hand woven in India, the collection features natural undyed wool that is hand carded, with a lush, high-low profile. Four colors are available, including black/white, ivory, natural and beige, in four sizes – 3’ x 5’, 5’ x 8’, 8’ x 10’ and 9’ x 12’. A 5’ by 8’ size may retail for $699. “The tonal values and amazing textures of Aria’s high-low pile blend perfectly with the boho style. It’s a very attractive, eco-friendly rug design,” said Cameron Capel, president – sales and marketing for Capel Rugs. In Las Vegas, Capel Rugs also is showing a new indoor/outdoor braided rug collection in coastal styling called Down East. Made in the U.S.A. of 100% texturized polypropylene, this design is constructed with two braid types to create a high-low pile and texture. The larger, outer braid features a scalloped edge, and the tone-on-tone color palette provides a soothing feel. Down East comes in four colors – sand dollar, marsh grass, cape shoals and oyster rock. A 5’x8′ oval may retail for $599. “The colors are reminiscent of the coastal area around the North Carolina Outer Banks,” Capel adds. “And the synthetic yarns provide strength and durability, making this a wonderfully textural reversible rug.” Capel Rugs also is showing two new machine-made collections in Las Vegas  –Captiva and Retreat — that are new to West Coast customers. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, both collections are woven on Wilton looms using weather-durable 100% olefin yarns. Two sizes are available in each collection – 5’3” x 7’6” and 7’10” x 10’10.” The smaller size may retail at $199. Captiva features four patterns and nine colorways: Ikat, in navy, red, ivory and brown; Tabriz, in navy and red; Tile, in blue; and Zuo, in ocean and multi. Styling includes traditional, transitional and coastal/modern motifs. Retreat features two patterns and five colorways: Haven, in slate and umber; and Lodge, in denim, ivory and smoke. Styling includes lodge/southwest and transitional themes. Retailers and designers shopping the Las Vegas Market also will see a variety of dynamic new transitional and traditional designs in the Capel Rugs showroom this spring. They include pattern and color additions to Zenith, a new collection introduced last fall that’s off to a strong start at retail. Lava, an existing pattern, is now available in an ocean colorway, and a new pattern ­– Fossil – is being introduced in a harbor colorway. A timely collection with a plush high-low texture and a lively blending of natural colors, Zenith features raised patterning that adds flair as well as a feeling of movement and fluidity. The Zenith collection is machine made in Turkey on Wilton looms using a blend of 90% polyester and 10% olefin yarns. “These beautiful area rugs will impart a luminous feeling wherever they are placed,” said Capel. To see more from Capel Rugs, please visit:...

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Atlanta Market Names Summer 2023 Market Snapshot Finalists

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“People’s Choice” voting is open now through July 10 for the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market edition of Market Snapshot, a vibrant showcase of new, innovative and trendsetting products from its home and gift exhibitors. Buyers are invited to select their favorites from among 40 products via online voting Three winners will be announced on the opening day of Atlanta Market, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. “The products selected as Market Snapshot finalists exemplify the very best of the extensive gift and home offerings available at Atlanta Market this summer,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “It’s now up to market participants to choose the top winners from these leading resources.” The 40 finalists – featured in both permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits at the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market – were showcased on Atlanta Market’s social media channels (@AmericasMartATL on Facebook and Instagram) for eight weeks leading up to the buying event. At market they will be featured in a vignette in Building 1, Floor 1, near the Bridge to Building 2. (Note: Finalists’ product photos are available at: The Atlanta Market Summer 2023 Market Snapshot finalists are: Accent Decor – Parable Collection (B1 18-E-18) Agio Furniture – Sonata Collection (B1 5-E-13) Bauble Stockings – Happy Birthday Collection (B2 1-424) Be Rooted – Desk Organization Collection (B3 5-207) Bloomingville – Payah Floor Lamp (B2 1081A) Bonblissity – Signature Sugar Cube Candy Scrub (B3 3-2707) Chelsea House – Multicolor Box and Tray Collection (B1 14-E-5) Couture Jardin – KOKOON Daybed (B1 7-1246) Created By in Fieldstone – Cocktail Coasters (B2 912) Creative Co-Op – Hand-Painted Stoneware Cabbage Bowls (B2 1080) Emergency Confetti – Celebration Kit (B3 5-1006) Emuamericas – Carousel Arm Chair and Como Table (B1 7-207) Figment Brewing – Hibiscus Cherry Lime Kombucha Tea (B2 3-407) Ganz Midwest CBK – My Peeps Collection (B2 1516) Georg Jensen – Henning Koppel Pitchers (B2 2-1001) Handstand Kitchen in Diverse Marketing – Rainbows & Unicorns Cutting Board & Knife Set (B2 1418) Haute Diggity Dog – Haute Diggity Dog Starbarks Dog Toy Collection (B2 813A) Herb & Lou’s in Schauben & Co. – Infused Ice Cube Cocktail Mixers (B2 1100) Homecrest Outdoor Living – Mila Collection (B1 4-B-17) Hooker Furnishings – Big Sky Tahoe Etagere (B1 1-L-1) Joy to the World – Big Hum Pug and Bulldog in PJs Ornaments (B1 20-C-11) Juliska – Country Estate Collection (B2 928) Kazi Goods – Coastal Minimalism Collection (B2 1-428) Laura Park Designs – Brooks Avenue Wrapping Paper (B1 15-E-11) Little Lights – LED Light Lamps Collection (B2 1-711) Loloi Rugs – Ari Collection x Justina Blakeney (B1 1-B-2) Oh My Mahjong – Mahjong Game Set (B3 5-CTR3) Paddywax in JG2HI – Twisted Taper Candles (B2 1721) Peking Handicraft – Happiest Hour Pillows (B1 10-A-4) Pottery Pots – Wally Wall Hanging Planters (B2 9-A-17) Pretty Peacock Paperie – Happy Birthday Greeting Cards (B3 5-2406) Rigwa Life in Darrah & Co. – FRESH Bowl with Insert Containers (B2 1818) Southlife Supply Co. – The Envelope Clutch (B3 2-1907) Spicewalla – 3-Pack Golden Milk Gift Collection (B2 3-225) James in Rosse & Associates – Loops Collection (B2 818) Studio A Home – Orenda Bowl (B1 14-C-1) Swig in Darrah & Co. – Pickleball Flip + Sip Bottle and Tumbler (B2 1818)...

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Atlanta Market Gears Up for Largest Buying Event of Summer 2023

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Atlanta Market is set to welcome buyers from around the world to the summer’s biggest gift, home and outdoor buying event, with expanded discovery opportunities, fresh product from 6,000+ lines, plus a full roster of education and special events at the Summer 2023 edition, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. “The excitement is building for the largest buying event of the Summer 2023 season,” said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE CEO. “Atlanta Market is ready to welcome top retailers and designers to market and to enhance the on-site experience with expanded resources, new at market tools and compelling programming.” Expanded Resources and Showroom Updates Atlanta Market’s permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits grow in Summer 2023. Highlights include new, expanded and relocated gift and home brands and sales agencies throughout the Market, along with debut of casual furniture resources presented at the first-ever co-located Casual Market Atlanta. Atlanta Market’s 33 temporary exhibit categories present some 3,000+ lines in 10 exhibit halls across AmericasMart’s three buildings. Among updates for Summer 2023 is the preview of a new Modern Maker category and creation of a new immediate delivery destination with relocation of Cash & Carry jewelry alongside the Antiques collection in Building 3, Floor 1. Atlanta Market’s 1,100+ permanent showroom collection spans 31 floors across the AmericasMart campus. The Summer 2023 buying event features 47 new, expanded and relocated showrooms. The co-location of the new Casual Market Atlanta with Atlanta Market offers further new opportunities for buyers. Registered Atlanta Market buyers will have access to the 100+ Casual Market Atlanta temporary exhibits July 10-13. Some 50+ showrooms – located in Building 1, Floors 2 through 5 – will remain open for the duration of Atlanta Market. For a full list of Atlanta Market exhibitors, visit Exciting Programming and Amenities Atlanta Market adds to the engaging in-person market experience with five days of programming. The packed schedule includes five business-building seminars, three cooking demonstrations in the JURA Gourmet Demonstration Kitchen, three marquee events on the Building 3 Atrium stage, four tours highlighting the best of market, plus the popular Market Kickoff Party and Designer Workspace Soiree. On-campus amenities add to the excitement and ease of Atlanta Market. All-new photo ops in all three buildings and product displays offer great social media content and merchandising inspiration. Market amenities add to the celebratory mood with daily happy hours, free refreshments and more. Atlanta Market makes it easy to get to market with hotel and airport shuttles, a comprehensive hotel block and best-price parking options. A full list of events, seminars and amenities is available New @Market Mobile App Launching for the Summer 2023 Market season is ANDMORE’s new @Market app for buyers, an all-in-one market mobile experience combining registration, pre-market planning, at-market navigation, product and showroom organization and post-market activity recaps. The @Market app is currently available on the Apple App Store for buyers to activate before coming to market. Onsite “Appbassadors” will be available at market to provide hands-on assistance and a new Innovation Lab (Building 1, Floor 9) serves as a hub for buyers and sellers to learn more about the @Market app, to provide feedback and to learn more about future tools while enjoying refreshments and entertainment. Other Atlanta Market planning tools include the Atlanta Market Buyer’s Guide as well, which...

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Las Vegas Market Preview Now Available Online

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The Summer 2023 edition of the Las Vegas Market Preview, the nearly-200-page planning guide with original content including trend information and product previews, exhibitor highlights and interviews, business advice, market details and more, is now available as a print magazine as well as an interactive digital flipbook in the lead up to Las Vegas Market, July 30-August 3, 2023, at World Market Center Las Vegas. “The Las Vegas Market Preview is the ultimate guide to preparing for the Summer 2023 Market,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Buyers can find useful trend inspiration and informative planning tools to help make the most of Market in both the physical guide and the interactive digital edition.” Trends are always top-of-mind for buyers attending market, and the Summer 2023Preview offers valuable insights into what’s new and noteworthy. The “FIRST LOOK West” report highlights the trends of Fantasy, Reality and Community to be presented in the proprietary program’s webinar, at-market seminar and display; “Change is the Trend” features LUXE Magazine‘s “Ahead of the Curve” panelists sharing ideas about what’s trending in furnishings; and “Market Snapshot” previews must-have products from the Winter 2023 Las Vegas Market. Two business-oriented stories prep buyers for success at market and beyond, including “How to Shop Your Competition” by retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender; and “How Podcasts Educate & Amplify Interior Design Voices” featuring interviews with top design podcasters. Valuable business education and inspiration also can be found in two articles highlighting Las Vegas Market exhibitors: “Authentic & Engaging Showroom Experiences” featuring a discussion with Fine Lines CEO and Founder Matthew Katzenson; and “Toy Takeover,” interviewing Karen Alweil Studios Founder Karen Alweil. The Las Vegas Market Preview is filled with engaging, full-color photography showcasing products found throughout the campus, including the Gift & Home Temporaries in the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas and the B2: Home Furnishing Temporaries as well as in the Las Vegas Design Center. Spotlighted are new introductions in Furniture, Bedding, Outdoor/Casual, Home Décor, Lighting, Rugs, Gift, Housewares, Personal Care, Seasonal, Toys and Fashion/Jewelry. Helpful tools in the Las Vegas Market Preview include “Eight Opportunities” that make Las Vegas Market unique, an overview of market details and services, a seminar and events schedule, listings of exhibitors and industry partners, social media and app updates, travel tips and more. As an added benefit, the interactive digital version includes hot spots connecting to corresponding pages on Las, hyperlinked exhibitor photos leading to digital showrooms and hyperlinked advertisements accessing brands’ websites for buyers to learn more and to make appointments. The online version of the Summer 2023 Las Vegas Market Preview is at The Las Vegas Market Preview is just one of the many Las Vegas Market planning tools that also include the Las Vegas Market App, Las Vegas Market Buyers’ Guideand the Las Vegas Market website. Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market’s diverse product offerings allow for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Summer Las Vegas Market is July 30 – August 3, 2023, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For information, visit

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IMC Unveils New Vision & Brand I

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International Market Centers (IMC) announced that the company is unifying its physical marketplace business with the Juniper digital offerings and rebranding as ANDMORE, the premier omnichannel wholesale marketmaker. This business transformation follows a year-long initiative to redefine the company’s vision, align all channels under a single brand experience, and offer more ways to seamlessly connect wholesale buyers and sellers through physical and digital platforms.  “Today marks an important milestone as we embark on a new era for our company,” said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE CEO. “ANDMORE captures our spirit of innovation and focus on doing MORE to support our customers by enhancing and extending the value of our physical markets for both buyers and sellers across the furniture, home décor, gift and apparel industries.”  ANDMORE’s modern visual identity captures the creative and vibrant nature of the industries ANDMORE serves. In addition to the new name and branding, ANDMORE will introduce a host of innovative features and enhancements to its upcoming markets and digital offerings.  The first product introduction under the ANDMORE name is a new buyer mobile app, which launches in preparation for the summer markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas. The @Market app includes pre-market planning tools, a personal QR code for quick badge pick-up, the ability to capture and organize images with notes, turn-by-turn directions to help buyers make the most of their time at market and a comprehensive, post-market recap for easy follow-up and ordering.  “ANDMORE is MORE than a name or a brand.  It is both a promise and a challenge that gives us the space and flexibility to continue to find new ways to provide exceptional value to our partners and customers,” said...

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First-Ever Outdoor Design Days To Run Concurrently With AmericasMart’s Fall Market and DISCOVER ADAC

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International Market Centers (IMC) will offer a triplicity of design sourcing opportunities in Atlanta this September, with the new Outdoor Design Days and Fall Market at AmericasMart Atlanta running concurrently with DISCOVER ADAC at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC). Together, these events offer buyers a “three-shows-in-one” dual-venue design opportunity: Fall Market and Outdoor Design Days run September 18-20, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta; and DISCOVER ADAC runs September 19-21, at ADAC. “We are pleased to extend our existing design sourcing opportunities to encompass even more resources for retailers and designers with the introduction of Outdoor Design Days,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers (IMC). “IMC is committed to growing the breadth and depth of product categories to help our buyers succeed.” Outdoor Design Days – an extension of Casual Market Atlanta launching at AmericasMart in July – provides an additional opportunity in September for buyers to visit AmericasMart’s 50+ casual/outdoor furnishings showrooms. Outdoor Design Days also will offer CEU-accredited education hosted by the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA). “We are excited to expand on the successful partnership between IMC and ICFA,” said Jackie Hirschhaut, ICFA executive director. “Outdoor Design Days gives designers and retailers a second buying and educational opportunity to augment the inaugural Casual Market Atlanta in July.” This new, third addition to the sourcing opportunities available in Atlanta this September taps into the heightened consumer interest in decoration of outdoor spaces. In fact, an independent survey conducted by ICFA shows that 54 percent of Americans plan to purchase new furnishings and decor for decks, yards and patios this year, with consumers now spending an average of nine hours per week outdoors, up from seven hours per week in 2022. All trade registrants for Outdoor Design Days, Fall Market and DISCOVER ADAC will have access to ADAC’s 1,200 lines and 65+ high-design home décor, lifestyle and furniture showrooms in Buckhead and AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year-Round showrooms displaying nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, lifestyle, gift and apparel in Downtown Atlanta. Beyond exhibits, each of the three events will offer a series of complementary educational, inspirational and networking events. To facilitate travel between both locations, IMC will provide free shuttle buses between the two campuses on overlapping market days, Tuesday, September 19, and Wednesday, September 20. Outdoor Design Days runs Monday, September 18, to Wednesday, September 20, 2023, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., in Building 1 of AmericasMart Atlanta. For more information, Fall Market runs Monday, September 18, to Wednesday, September 20, 2023, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., in all three buildings at AmericasMart Atlanta. For more information, visit DISCOVER ADAC runs Tuesday, September 19, through Thursday, September 21, 2023, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at ADAC. For more information, visit...

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Atlanta Market Magazine Previews Upcoming Summer Market

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The Summer 2023 edition of the semi-annual Atlanta Market Magazine is now available online and in print, giving buyers a preview of the many cross-category offerings and programming highlights available at this summer’s Atlanta Market, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. The nearly 300-page guide features original photography, insightful trend reports and informative feature articles to engage buyers before, during and after their visit to the summer 2023 buying event. “Whether viewing the interactive digital version or flipping through pages of the print issue, the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market Magazine prepares buyers to make the most of their at-market experience this July,” said Karen Olson, IMC executive vice president and chief operating officer. “It’s a great tool to connect buyers with the brands and information they need to start planning now for a successful market experience.”     A Must-Read for Market Attendees Atlanta Market Magazine contains timely trend information to keep buyers ahead of the curve on what’s new and noteworthy for Summer 2023, including the latest design and color directions in décor, lighting, gift and lifestyle, children’s and tabletop; plus upcoming fall/winter trends in apparel and accessories from Atlanta Apparel. “Market Snapshot” highlights top trending products from the Winter 2023 Market; and “Best Booth Winners” showcase creative displays. Additionally, in “Eye on Design,” designers share what is currently influencing projects and purchasing. Feature stories offer business education and inspiration for both designers and retailers, including “What’s Up (and Coming) with Social Media,” with content strategies by social media expert Crystal Vilkaitis, who also will present a seminar and coaching sessions at market. “Renewing an Emphasis on Sustainability” provides tips from pros for “green” designing. In “How to Shop Your Competition,” retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender give tips for mystery shopping. Helpful planning tools include an overall market preview, information on showroom updates and temporary exhibitors, and three attendees’ tips for navigating the market. Also included are features on the new, co-located Casual Market Atlanta, with a listing of casual/outdoor furnishings brands as well as tips for first-time attendees. Buyers also will find comprehensive Atlanta Market information with details on registration, travel and transportation, floor plans, programming, industry partners and more. Market Info Available 24/7 The digital version of the Atlanta Market Magazine is available online for easy access on smartphones and other devices. Interactive features include hot spots that lead to corresponding pages; hyperlinked exhibitor photos that lead to digital showrooms; and hyperlinked advertisements that lead to brands’ websites for buyers to learn more and to make appointments. Other market planning and preparation tools include the at-market Atlanta Market Buyer’s Guide, which includes A-Z listings of exhibitors by company name and market location and detailed floor maps., available 24/7/365 features a robust exhibitor directory, event calendars, travel information, registration links and more.   Atlanta Market is a dynamic and immersive wholesale sourcing destination housing the nation’s largest product mix for gift complemented by a broad selection of home décor, furnishings and apparel and the nation’s largest outdoor living presentation. It features three buildings with 51 floors of showrooms and temporary exhibits with thousands of brands that attract retailers and designers from every U.S. state and more than 60 countries. For information, visit

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Atlanta Market Delivers Major Growth in Home

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Home décor and furnishings are front and center at Atlanta Market this summer, with nine updates including a dynamic new Building 1 Lobby presentation of industry-leading home furnishings showrooms, plus seven other home décor showroom additions and expansions, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Home resource expansion brings increased opportunity for retailers and designers at the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief growth officer.” The depth and breadth of home brands and products is unmatched this summer at AmericasMart, with a dynamic new collection of industry-leading brands at ground-level of AmericasMart, the addition of new casual furnishings and outdoor furniture resources and some nine new and expanded brand presentations.” Highlighting the Summer Market is the completion of IMC’s Atlanta Next transformation, with three industry-leading home resources now serving as the gateway to the Building 1 Home Collection. A new Hooker Furnishings (consumer and contract furniture brands) showroom debuts on the ground-level, alongside the newly relocated showroom of Loloi(area rugs and textiles) and the existing showroom of Currey & Company (lighting, accent furniture and accessories). This major reimagining of the arrival experience for AmericasMart visitors was a significant element of the multi-year transformation project that also included a new registration area on Floor 2. All three of these Lobby-level showrooms will be open for Atlanta Market as well as weekdays as part of AmericasMart’s Open Year Round offerings. “Our permanent, year-round space within the prestigious AmericasMart allows us to showcase a variety of Hooker Furnishings portfolio brands, to connect with new and existing retailers, and to contribute to our growth within the essential interior design channel,” said Johne Albanese, Hooker Furnishings chief marketing officer. “Additionally, the company’s outdoor brand, Sunset West, will have its own temporary space on Floor 12 in Building 1 for Casual Market Atlanta.” Overall, the Summer 2023 Market features a total of 25,000 square feet of showroom updates in the home décor category. In addition to the two Building 1 Lobby changes, updates include three new showroom debuts: Artifacts Trading Company (hand-woven home décor and accessories), Home Treasures (luxury Italian bedding, bath and table linens) and The Ivy Guild (custom silk floral, floor plants, trees and home accents). Four expanding showrooms are Cloud Nine Design (home accessories), D.V. KAP Home(accent pillows), Frank Thomas Gallery (wall art) and LR Home (home décor). As an added benefit for Atlanta Market participants, co-location with the inaugural Casual Market Atlanta brings 150+ casual furnishings and outdoor furniture resources to AmericasMart Atlanta this summer. To help Atlanta Market retailers and designers navigate the new cross-category offerings, a Buyer Tour: Casual/Outdoor Furnishings will be held on Monday, July 10, at 10 a.m., and Tuesday, July 11, at 10 a.m. Casual Market Atlanta runs July 10-13, in Building 1, with permanent showrooms on Floors 2-5 and temporary exhibits on Floors 6 and 7. Atlanta Market presents more than 350 home décor showrooms with lighting, accent furniture, casual furnishings, rugs, wall décor, linens, textiles and more on 13 floors in Building 1. Complementing the permanent showrooms are 200+ home décor temporary exhibitors on three floors in the ANTIQUES, HIGH DESIGN and HIGH DESIGN LUXE categories and Home Accents & Home Furnishings and Fine Linens & Home Textiles collections. A Buyer Q&A: All Things Home, offering a brief overview of the home  resources at AmericasMart Atlanta, takes place on Wednesday, July 12, at 10 a.m. A full list of exhibitors is available at Atlanta Market is...

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