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September 29, 2020
NRF launches New Holiday Traditions campaign

By any measure, this holiday season will be unlike any other, and the National Retail Federation (NRF) is launching a nationwide consumer education c ... more »

September 25, 2020
2021 Halloween & Party Expo pivots to virtual event

Halloween & Party Expo's (HPE) website posted an update on the status of the 2021 event. According to the notice posted, the event "scheduled to t ... more »

September 24, 2020
Seeing Red creates contactless trick-or-treat zones

Seeing Red, a southern California Halloween Apparel Company, offers safe alternatives for trick-or-treating with “Contactless Trick-or-Treat Zone. ... more »



September 23, 2020
Gift for Life donates nearly $7,000 to women’s center

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, announced that its third annual Text-to-Give campaign ... more »

September 21, 2020
Messe Frankfurt revamps spring 2021 schedule

As a result of the course taken by the pandemic, Messe Frankfurt will not be holding any of its own physical trade fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition g ... more »

September 16, 2020
Consumers celebrate Halloween despite COVID-19

Like many holidays this year, Americans are planning to celebrate Halloween despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The autumnal holiday may look a ... more »

September 15, 2020
Halloween and Costume Association releases Halloween safety guidelines 

Navigating the upcoming Halloween holiday in the time of COVID-19 is different than before. The Halloween and Costume Association announced new tools ... more »


September 14, 2020
Macy’s releases details for its 2020 Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s and the City of New York announced details of the reimagined plan for the safe production of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Fo ... more »

September 14, 2020
PFA cancels its 2021 Annual Conference & Trade Show

Paper First Affiliates (PFA) released a statement about the cancellation of its Annual Conference & Trade Show, which was scheduled for Jan. 3 ... more »

September 8, 2020
Disguise launches LEGO Star Wars-inspired Halloween costumes

Disguise, Inc., announced the first ever line of LEGO Star Wars costumes to be available in the market. These minifigure-style costumes are designed a ... more »

September 3, 2020
Thinking of You Week and GCA invite retailers, publishers to celebrate

Thinking of You Week USA and Greeting Card Association (GCA) are preparing for the 2020 Thinking of You Week, which will be held Sep. 21-27, 2020. Thi ... more »

September 3, 2020
Data indicates a need for economic stimulus measures

Data indicating that small business owners are increasingly pessimistic about the coronavirus shows the need for continued economic stimulus measures, ... more »

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