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Dallas Market Center will showcase a virtual Lighting TrendHouse at Lightovation in January.

Dallas Market Center to Premier Virtual Lighting TrendHouse at Lightovation

Lightovation has announced the premiere of the first-ever Metaverse Lighting TrendHouse, set to take place at the January show. This groundbreaking initiative represents a significant leap forward in…
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Dominion's new Chantilly showroom gives customers even more of a VIP experience.

White Spaces: Connecting through Marketing Experiences

In the interior design and retail world, everyone’s on Instagram, Facebook and other social channels. We all seem to be competing for the same airspace with many other brands. In today’s marketing…
Leslie Carothers, left, designed this bedroom space using Midjourney by typing into the program what she wanted it to look like.
Leslie Carothers designed this bedroom space using Midjourney by typing into the program what she wanted it to look like.

Digital Bulletin: Is it Real? Or is it AI?

  We seem to be headed into a whole new way of working as AI programs grow smarter and more robust. Can we incorporate them into our businesses to get creativity flowing and/or help streamline tasks…

Best Practices for Your Social Media Platforms

In today’s marketing environment, social media is a given. For those in the home furnishings and design industry, if you aren’t on Facebook, Instagram or elsewhere, are you missing opportunities to…

Top Tips from Experts on Branding Your Retail or Interior Design Business

Branding is important. If you’re in business you know this. But how do you develop and share that brand? Over the years, we’ve talked to experts about how best to brand your retail or design business…
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Setting Up a Digital Footprint

As a retailer, whether you have an e-commerce site or not, in today’s environment, you need a digital footprint. We caught up with Leslie Carothers, CEO of the Savour Partnership and CEO of the…
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Las Vegas Design Center Holds ‘First Friday’ Program Digitally

International Market Centers (IMC) announced that Las Vegas Design Center’s (LVDC) monthly “First Friday” programming continues online while the World Market Center Las Vegas’ campus is closed to the…

Lightovation Sees Increase in Attendance Year Over Year

Lightovation this January welcomed more customers, celebrated new exhibitors and inspired lighting retailer success at Dallas Market Center. The event saw an increase in attendance by retail decision…
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Accent Decor won a Best Visual Presentation Award.

Dallas Market Center Announces Best Visual Presentation Award Winners

Dallas Market Center announces the recipients of the Best Visual Presentation Awards for January Total Home & Gift Market and Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show. Judging for Best…

Dallas Market Center Announces Exhibitor Expansions and Debuts for Lightovation

Dallas Market Center has announced showroom expansions, debuts and relocations for the upcoming Lightovation show, set for Jan. 8-12 in 2020, concurrent with the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market,…