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During our recent Apparel & Accessories Market, the Runway Review Trend Fashion Show was on fire with looks that wowed the crowd. Models featured the latest color, fabric and pattern stories in contemporary wear while the audience snapped pictures of the trend filled runway that later filled Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, we’d like to thank all the mothers out there! To celebrate we’re featuring a few of our loyal retailers – mother and daughter dynamic duos. Join us as we say, “Happy Mother’s Day, Moms!”
During our March Markets, renowned and fabulous interior designer Denise McGaha stopped by to share a few of her tips that she uses to keep her clients happy through her work at Denise McGaha Interiors – and we can’t help but share her wisdom!
As you may have noticed on our Facebook page the past couple of weeks, we're celebrating the 10-year anniversary of FashionCenterDallas®. Since we’ve been sharing profile features of exhibitors on social media, it’s only fair to show our blog a little love – “flashback Friday” style!
Market tours with Rawlins Gilliland, retail expert and previous national director of sales and product at Neiman Marcus, are always a big hit with buyers looking for products to set them apart. With the demand of Rawlins’ tours growing, I headed out to collect some of his best tips and highlights to enliven sales and expand buyers’ customer bases.
The January Apparel & Accessories Market kicked-off this morning and we want to say a big Texas welcome to the buyers and exhibitors from across the country who are gathered in Dallas from today until Sunday!
Dallas Market Center is thrilled to present the Montreal Collections in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade and the Québec Délégation in Atlanta. The Collections will be a featured segment during the fashion show on October 24th, at 6 p.m. in the World Trade Center Hall of Nations.
Although we’re in the first glorious week of October, (and so thankful for cooler weather ahead!) we can’t stop thinking back to Dallas Bridal Market and the fabulous looks we saw from our exhibitors on the runway.
Next week, exhibitors from coast to coast will travel to Dallas to showcase the hottest lines in apparel and accessories for thousands of retail buyers. These retailers look for trends in every style from classic looks to the latest contemporary styles to put in the hands of their customers!
Last week, I had the pleasure of packing my bags and heading south to Round Top, Texas with several members of our team. Throughout the trip, I captured several photos which I uploaded on Twitter and Instagram @DallasMarket. [More...]
We were so excited to honor this year’s The Next Big Give winners at The Inspired Event last Thursday! The Inspired Event also featured a fashion show with the hottest fall trends as well as the Merchandising Makeover drawing. We had a fantastic time and hope our buyers did, too! [More...]
The Dallas Bridal Market is just around the corner (Friday-Sunday, March 22-24), so we asked a few members of the newly-appointed Dallas Bridal Retail Advisory Board to tell us what trends they have been seeing and how they use social media in their marketing. [More...]
When you enter any of the buildings on the Dallas Market Center campus, the Market Services-Registration staff is the first associates to welcome you with a ready smile. Their goal is to make the badging process efficient and to provide information about the marketplace to get you started with your day. [More...]
Who doesn’t love Pinterest for gathering inspiration, ideas and discovering the latest products? And – who else can’t wait for January Market in a mere two weeks?! With January Total Home & Gift Market comes, of course, Dallas Temp Show. [More...]
With countless creative blogs and social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram, inspiration is always at our fingertips. This year during January, we want to inspire design and lifestyle bloggers who continually inspire us! [More...]
The Next Big Give seeks retailers who give back in their communities. The Next Big Give application deadline is tomorrow (!!), so we took a look back at a recent finalist, Casey and Sloane Simmons, co-owners of STUFF in Kansas City, and asked them about the importance of giving back. [More...]
Our friend Bud the Pieman, a legendary figure in Round Top, Texas, is on a sweet mission to help Sandy victims, one pie at a time. [...]
We’re so excited to share that The Dallas Morning News has recognized DMC as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in DFW – for the second year in a row! [...]
DMC is holding its annual Dallas Sample Sale at Market Hall offering the public great prices on a range of products! Shoppers may select an angel from The Salvation Army DFW Angel Tree to help others and receive a 10% discount with select vendors! [...]
October Apparel & Accessories Market at DMC offered a range of International resources! The Montréal Collections were featured including lines in permanent showrooms promoted by the Quebec Government Office under the Montréal Collections name. [...]
As outdoor spaces become much more inviting with the cooler October weather, we thought you’d enjoy this blog post adapted from a Lawn & Garden Retailer article in the September/October issue, “Eight Concepts Trending in Outdoor Living.” Enjoy! [...]
We all enjoy participating in a good cause, and sometimes it’s as easy as “Liking” a Facebook page! This year, we’re donating $1 to The Salvation Army DFW for every “Like,” up to $1,000. [...]
Though every store’s needs are a little different, there are plenty of common traits you want to look for in an effective salesperson. Beverly Solomon, who has worked in sales and marketing for companies such as Diane von Furstenberg, Revlon and Ralph Lauren, offers these top 10 traits. [...]
Looking for the latest, cutest baby & kid products? Look no further than our KidsWorld Studio board on Pinterest! But before you look at the board, you should be warned. Cuteness alert: These items will have you repinning for hours. […]
If you’re active on social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or any other outlet, you may have heard a thing or two about Klout Score. But – what is it? And how does it affect your business’ social media account or your personal account? Buckle up! We’re passing up “Social Media 101” and getting into the good stuff. Let’s venture into the basics of Klout Score […].
The Source, the Market Center’s custom publication, offers retailers tons of useful information bi-annually and includes highlights of upcoming Markets. To wet your whistle, Know It All will bring you excerpts from upcoming and past issues of The Source. [...]
It’s no secret that exploring the vast DMC campus can bring on somewhat of an appetite! Now, there's a restaurant open daily that buyers and guests can unwind and grab a delectable bite. […]
David Tutera, celebrity wedding planner and star of WE tv’s My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, joined us for our past Dallas Bridal Market and we were lucky to ask him a few questions. [...]
Our Culinary Stage was full of action during last month’s Total Home & Gift Market as we welcomed dozens of Chefs to Market including Tre Wilcox, executive chef of Village Marquee Grill & Bar & former contestant on BRAVO’s Top Chef. Chef Tre prepared one of his deeeelish recipes and was kind enough to share it with Know It All. Enjoy! [...]
Try not to be too sad, but this is the last 5 FINDS sneak peek! The show begins next week (staggered opening and closing dates) and the excitement is building throughout the Dallas Market Center campus! [...]
The FINDS Dallas Temp Show kicks off in just TWO WEEKS with staggered opening and closing dates! Can you believe it? It’s going to be a BIGGER AND BETTER show with two brand new categories, Foodie FINDS and Table & Houseware FINDS, and dozens of new lines throughout!
It’s now less than a month ‘til the FINDS Dallas Temp Show that kicks off on June 21 (staggered opening and closing dates)! What has been your favorite product featured in the 5 FINDS so far?
You’ve been waiting patiently all week, so here is your third installment of some of the show-stopping products you’ll see during the FINDS Dallas Temp Show (June 21-24 with staggered opening and closing dates). [...]
This week we have 5 more FINDS Dallas Temp Show exhibitors to highlight! Make sure you visit their booths during the FINDS Show, June 21-24 (staggered opening and closing dates). [...]
Here’s your first official installment of Five FINDS, a weekly rundown of five of the fabulous products you’ll find in the FINDS Dallas Temp Show this June! [...]
Last Friday will forever be known as the day four DMC marketing girls (Emily, Jennifer, Michaela & Veronica) went into the original Neiman Marcus in downtown Dallas wearing running shorts…and running shoes, for that matter. But, it was for charity, so we don’t feel bad about it. [...]
This June we will host our 5th group of The Next Big Thing finalists & we could NOT be more excited – time flies when you’re having fun! Each summer our finalists take the next step in getting their products out into stores – and we make new friends along the way, which we love! [...]
I’m not sure if you’ve heard the good news, but Dallas Market Center is once again an official sponsor of the Miss Rodeo America organization (MRA). Yeehaw! I had the pleasure of attending the pageant last December, where I live tweeted from all of the events, including the National Finals Rodeo (NFR).
If you haven’t been to the famous Round Top Antique Show, you haven’t lived! Ok, that might be an exaggeration. But, this twice-a-year show held in Round Top, Texas is the vintage and antique lover’s dream! During the fall show last September, I had the pleasure of attending a special bloggers luncheon held at The Prairie, the farm-like B&B created by the Queen of Shabby Chic herself, Rachel Ashwell.
Back in August, Dallas Market Center launched its second annual national search for retailers who give back in their communities, lovingly called The Next Big Give. After scouring the more than 50 nominations from across the United States, the judging panel settled on two winners: A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy.
While at Market this week and weekend pop in and see our new market-time shared showroom, ADORN – Accessories for a Cause. ADORN is located in WTC 13-13852 & 13-13652. We asked the designers and reps behind each line a couple of questions – What’s the story behind your line? What’s one of your favorite memories of how you’ve seen the line make a difference? Check out what a few of them had to say!