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Learn strategies for selling to this important generation, also known as Gen Y, at "Y-Size Your Business: How Gen Y Employees and Customers Can Grow Your Business" featuring The Gen Y Guy®, Jason Dorsey as seen on "60 Minutes" and "The Today Show" on Thursday, June 19 at noon during the Total Home & Gift Market, June 18-24, 2014.
Take a look at our recent partnership with VOWS: Magazine highlighting the key bridal trends for 2014/2015.
The Pop! Trend Fashion Show on Oct. 24 at 5:45 p.m. will be an evening of fashion, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment as fashion comes to life with contemporary assortments from guest designer Byron Lars.
Jewelry Designer Gerard Yosca, a legend among the fashion and jewelry elite, will make a personal appearance in the Brad Hughes & Associates showroom on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25 during the Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market.
Most of us are familiar with blogs, both personal and professional, but have you ever wondered just how big blogging is? Listen to this. There are more than 152 MILLION blogs out there, which means that if blogging were a country it’d be larger than the population of RUSSIA!
In 2014 Dallas Market Center will debut The One – It’s All About the Dress, a strategic brand refresh and combination of its bridal and prom markets held each March and September.
While at September Dallas Bridal Market (September 8-10) and the Total Home & Gift Market (September 7-9), be sure to take some time to experience the best entertainment, shopping and historic places the city has to offer.
Pencils are sharpened and new shoes are bought. As fall approaches, back-to-school preparations are in high gear, so why not take this time to refresh your business too! Your supply list may be a bit more advanced, but our “back-to-school” pointers will help you have a holiday season for the record books.
If you haven’t experienced a Rawlins Gilliland Market Discovery Tour yet, it’s time. Your next opportunity will be during the upcoming Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market (August 14-17) when he will lead three educational tours.
If you’re part of the design community, you really can’t miss the 5th annual Summer Designs party on Wednesday, August 14 at 7 p.m.
Happy Fourth of July! Picnics, parades and fireworks to celebrate the pride of our nation…and an opportunity to tell you how Dallas Market Center values products Made in America.
Sharon Soloway of Tucson, Ariz. and creator of Tady Tote®, was named the winner of The Next Big Thing for 2013 during the June Dallas Temp Show. The Next Big Thing is Dallas Market Center’s national search for the best new products. Sharon shares more about her winning product in this Q&A.
Retailers are always looking for ways to increase sales and traditional stocking stuffers are small and inexpensive, making them ideal add-on sales items. Offering a wide and unique variety of stocking stuffers can help shoppers cross people off their lists while helping your bottom line.
Good, better, best. Lower, middle, upper. Promotional, mainstay, wow factor. Call them what you will, but according to the experts, retailers should supply goods in every category in three varying price tiers. It’s an important principle to remember when buying inventory and planning your merchandising for the Christmas season. [More...]
Creating a video for your business may seem like a tough task, but it doesn’t have to be! Video is a great way to promote your business in a way that words and pictures cannot. Pictures can only do so much, but video can take it to another level. [More...]
Spring is the perfect time to brighten, rejuvenate, and freshen your store. They don’t call it spring cleaning for nothing! Leave the work to us by entering our FREE “Merchandising Makeover” drawing today. You could win a store consultation worth more than $2,000 from Dallas Market Center representatives. [More...]
We had a great mix of new, expanded and relocated showrooms, as well as milestone anniversaries during Total Home & Gift Market! We’re always proud to showcase our exhibitors and their successes. [More...]
During the recent October Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market, Retail Fashion Consultant Gregor Simmons, of Gregor Simmons Ltd., shared these trends for Spring 2013. Here are some highlights. [...]
Finally, wrinkles are in! During a recent showroom tour for DMC staff, we found some travel-friendly lines on the World Trade Center 14th floor that we just had to share! [...]
Time flies when you’re having fun! And, this year’s deadline to nominate for the ARTS Awards is around the corner on July 18. Don’t miss this opportunity to nominate your favorite retailer, manufacturer, rep or product designer! [...]
The clock is ticking! The Tech-Know Spot education center for digital marketing training will officially open on June 21. Lighting Buyers and Sales Reps should act fast to take advantage of free, one-on-one consultations (spots are limited so book your appointments online now. [...]
Once a year, we visit our friends at the Houston Gift Reps Group (HGRG) and check out the local retail landscape. Sales reps in the Houston area meet once a month to share industry news, leads, tips and much more. Their camaraderie is contagious! We visit to update the reps on what is new and exciting at Dallas Market Center for the upcoming June Market.