Creative Co-Op Expands Dallas Showroom, Adds Creative Commons Lounge
Dallas Market Center announced that Creative Co-Op is expanding its space and product selection in Dallas, including a 4000 square foot addition for seasonal products, expanded home décor selection, and a “Creative Commons” buyers lounge all debuting at the Total Home & Gift Market, January 8-14, 2020.Creative Co-Op will expand into Trade Mart 2454 as an extension of their current space and feature seasonal products. Collections include ornaments and botanicals along with a wide range of accents and home décor. The expansion will also create space in the existing Creative Co-Op showroom for showcasing the entire home décor line as well as the European brand Bloomingville in more spacious displays. The ILLUME brands, including Magnolia Home Fragrance collection, will be featured in sister showroom KBD Sales across the atrium in Trade Mart 2999.Bridging the two spaces will be a new Creative Commons, a centrally located buyers lounge and hospitality space adjacent to the second floor escalators. Buyers are invited to enjoy the comfortable space merchandised with furniture and décor from Creative Co-Op and to experience exclusive hospitality while attending the show.“Creative Co-Op and our family of brands is excited for our new seasonal showroom expansion,” says Garry Schermann, senior vice president of sales. “Dallas Market Center is important to our business because of its loyal customer base especially from the Central U.S. If we want to see these customers, we need to reach them in Dallas. Retailers love the convenience, product variety and lower travel costs to visit Dallas. Our expansion is being driven by the ongoing success we’ve seen in Dallas, the increase of our seasonal product introductions, and new retailer demand for a large variety of fresh product that is both unique and well-priced. We look forward to a very successful 2020!”Creative Co-Op joins dozens of gift and home companies deepening their commitment to Dallas Market Center and its unmatched year-round business. In addition to Total Home & Gift Markets attended by tens of thousands of retail decision makers, the marketplace welcomes buyers to five Apparel & Accessories Markets each year, coordinates multiple private buying events by major stores, and hosts thousands of members of the interior design trade every month.“Creative Co-Op is a rare company with the Midas touch. No other exhibitor delivers more hot products, more best-sellers, and is more in demand in Dallas,” says Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We are thrilled with their expansion and the tremendous value they continue to create for Dallas customers. Working together, we are looking forward to a very successful new year.”Note that Dallas is the first major market of 2020 and will welcome buyers from January 8 to 14 for the Total Home & Gift Market. Only Dallas Market Center presents the most complete collection of new and best-selling products across multiple categories including gift, home décor, lighting, holiday and floral, housewares, gourmet, apparel & accessories, artisan products, and more. The marketplace includes the largest residential lighting trade events in North America; the largest and most successful open-daily design center; dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; and the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories marketplace featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers. Beginning in June 2020 these resources will be available together in one place at one time during the summer Total Lifestyle Market.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, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the world’s largest western marketplace, opening in 2021; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80 percent of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. For more information, visit www.dallasmarketcenter.com
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