July 24, 2014 Volume 8, Number 29

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Home Textiles Market Week Welcomes New Companies to New York's Summer 2014 Market

Home Textiles Market Week in New York will welcome a variety of fashion-forward and design-driven bed, bath and linen vendors to the upcoming summer 2014 market, August 16-20, 2014, at NY NOW, The Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF) and 230 Fifth Avenue. Beyond product resources, Market Week includes a series of buyer-directed educational seminars, special events and product design awards.

"We are pleased to welcome nearly 70 new home textiles resources, featuring a broad array of home fashion merchandise categories, to New York City for Home Textiles Market Week, this August," says Christian Falkenberg, NY NOW director and senior vice president. "With its combination of tradeshow and showroom resources, Home Textiles Market Week offers retailers the nation's most comprehensive collection of high-end home fashions, alongside a full range of complementary lifestyle products."

Las Vegas Market Sells Out C-ONE Temporary Exhibits

Las Vegas Market announced a first ever sellout of temporary presentation space in the directional C-ONE cross category showcase for the upcoming Summer Market, Sunday, July 27, to Thursday, July 31, 2014. This summer, Las Vegas Market will present the largest number of temporary exhibitors in its history, showcasing nearly 500 vendors in 16 temporary collections located on five floors in two buildings, including the sold out C-ONE presentation.

"We have experienced 41 percent growth in temporary exhibits since launching our gift and home strategic plan in July 2012," says Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. "This record growth demonstrates the industry's support and enthusiasm for our strategy to position Las Vegas Market as the leading furniture, home décor and gift destination in the western United States."

ICON HONORS 2014 Celebrates Global Innovation in the Gift and Home Industry's Most Sought-After Recognition

The fifth-annual ICON HONORS the best in global innovation as top achievers and superior achievements were recognized before a record-breaking audience on the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry.

As a centerpiece of the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, the July 10 event attracted a capacity audience of more than 1,000 to applaud the nine ICON HONORS 2014 Honorees, which were selected in rigorous adjudication of a broad field of entries.

AmericasMart Atlanta Apparel & Children's World, August 7-11, 2014

AmericasMart has created a marketplace connecting buyers and exhibitors from around the globe. Through accessibility, value and convenience, AmericasMart delivers a memorable market experience. They continue to evolve by delivering the products that buyers want and need.

Market Dates

August 7-11, 2014
Thursday - Monday

August 7-10, 2014
Thursday - Sunday

World's Largest Sourcing Event for Baby, Children and Maternity Products Industry to Unveil New Brands, Products and Suppliers

The 14th Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) will welcome local and international suppliers to showcase their latest products from July 22-24, 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

The event will feature 2,428 brands from 1,751 exhibitors across 166,680 square meters of exhibition space. A number of world-known brands have already confirmed participation including covering a range of children baby maternity products from healthcare products to food, strollers and toys, clothing and accessories and services.

NY NOW and HGTV Magazine Launch Two First-Ever Initiatives Blogger Block Party & Best Blog Competition Debut in August

A first-time partnership between HGTV Magazine and NY NOW will bring two brand new blogger-directed initiatives — HGTV Magazine's Blogger Block Party and NY NOW's Best Blog Competition — to the summer market, August 16–20, 2014, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94.

Partnership with HGTV Magazine signals an exciting new relationship between two leading home and lifestyle brands," says Christian Falkenberg, NY NOW director and senior vice president. "These two new blogger-directed events will provide fresh inspirations and insights into home and lifestyle trends and directions."

VIETRI Opens Boutique in New Belk Friendly Center Home Store

VIETRI Inc., the largest American importer of fine Italian handcrafted dinnerware, flatware, glassware, linens, garden and decorative accessories, is proud to announce the opening of its fourth VIETRI Boutique at Belk. VIETRI will premier its new space during the Grand Opening of the new Belk Friendly Center Home Store in Greensboro, NC Friday, July 25th with a 9:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by VIETRI Founder, Susan Gravely. The 160-square foot boutique will showcase an extensive selection of VIETRI, including tabletop collections, garden, home and wall décor.

The VIETRI Boutique at the Belk Friendly Center Home Store will be the third North Carolina boutique of its kind, following those in Charlotte and Raleigh. The Flowood, MS VIETRI Boutique opened in 2013 and two additional VIETRI Boutiques will open in Belk later this year.

Gift for Life Events and Fundraisers

Read here to find out about upcoming events and ways to donate to Gift for Life — an industry partnership to help raise awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and education.

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