Dallas Market Center Announces Partnership with Gourmet Catalog Buying Group
—Key Industry Organization to Participate in January Total Housewares & Gourmet Market—
DALLAS – November 9, 2018 – Dallas Market Center today announced the details of a new partnership with Gourmet Catalog, a leading buying group for the kitchenwares industry and serving more than 350 locations across the nation. Gourmet Catalog (GC Buying Group) will welcome store and vendor members to its new Dallas Market Center showroom during the Dallas Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, January 17-23, 2018.
GC Buying Group offers members the benefit of discounts, dating, business consultation, marketing, and networking events through the exclusive relationship. Membership is open to kitchenware retailers, as well as retailers interested in adding the category. GC Buying Group also provide training, information and the resources necessary to improve sales while allowing members to maintain autonomy.
“We are pleased to work with Gourmet Catalog Buying Group as our housewares and specialty food marketplace continues to expand,” Cindy Morris president and CEO of Dallas Market Center said. “The retailers that partner with this important group have the ability to increase their profits and extend their consumer base.”
“Creating a Dallas Market Center presence will help us serve more members with special programming and benefits,” said Janis Johnson, founder and president of Gourmet Catalog Buying Group Inc. “We look forward to being in Dallas this January.”
Also taking place during January Market is the Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, sponsored by Gourmet Insider magazine, honoring the best manufacturers in housewares. Winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony and cocktail reception on Thursday, January 18 at Dallas Market Center at 6PM.
About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.