International Market Centers (IMC) is preparing retailers for success by looking back at the challenges of the past year in a new hour-long webinar addressing how to take advantage of lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to best plan for the future. The Nov. 11 session is open to all buyers and sellers in the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries.
“IMC is committed to providing content to help our industry get back to business both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dorothy Belshaw, chief customer and marketing officer for IMC. “With this session, we’re able to provide information that will help our customers to successfully weather good and bad times.”
In 2020: A Year of Huge Obstacles, Tough Lessons and Fresh Starts, business owners will review critical lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss how to use those experiences to best plan for the future. Specific topics include cash planning and management, smart business planning tactics and strategic partnerships. The session is presented by Adam Tartt, chief executive officer of consulting, accounting and planning firm CAP3.
2020: A Year of Huge Obstacles, Tough Lessons and Fresh Starts is Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 1 – 2 p.m. EST.
IMC’s Upcoming Markets are:
- Atlanta Market: Jan. 12-19 at AmericasMart Atlanta
- Las Vegas Market: Jan. 24-28 at World Market Center Las Vegas
- February Atlanta Apparel: Feb. 2-6 at AmericasMart Atlanta
- High Point Market: April 17-24 at 17 IMC High Point properties and market wide
Lenise Willis, editor in chief; Anne-Marie Earl, managing editor; and Alex Herring, senior editor; make up the editorial team at Gifts & Decorative Accessories. The team stays on top of the latest product trends, market debuts, consumer insights and business news in order to keep retailers up to date on what’s happening in the gift industry. With the GDA team’s reports, retailers are able to raise customer engagement, diversify their product mix and more.