|ATLANTA – July 13, 2021 – Atlanta Market today announced that three of its 40 summer 2021 Market Snapshot program finalists — Adama, for its Nuria Rug, Foil Décor, for its 9×13 Red Foil Pan and Annie Selke, for its Mod Cabin Quilt — were selected by popular vote as People’s Choice Award winners. Finalist and winning products will be featured at the summer 2021 Atlanta Market, which runs through July 19, at AmericasMart Atlanta. “Our Summer 2021 winners represent the season’s best in trend-setting gifts and home décor,” said Dorothy Belshaw, International Marker Centers (IMC) chief customer and marketing officer. “All 36 of our finalists brought forth their best new designs and product introductions, reflecting Atlanta’s position as a market-leading innovator for fashion-forward gift, home and lifestyle items.” Summer 2021 Market Snapshot winners are:|
|Adama’s Nuria Rug is an innovative, flat rug with no piles or fibers, allowing spills and stains easily to be removed with a wet cloth. It is robot vacuum cleaner friendly, as well. At Atlanta Market, Adama is shown by Melrose International LLC. B1 17-C11 and B1 17-E18|
|Foil Décor’s 9×13 Red Foil Pan has the look of a traditional pan but doesn’t carry the same weight or reach the same hot temperatures because it is made of plastic. The snap-on lid also can be used as a dish. B2 3-427|
|Annie Selke’s Mod Cabin Quilt features a lush, modern take on color blocking. This medley of interlocking shapes in Royal, Navy, Turquoise, Denim and Aegean Teal is a homage to the traditional Log Cabin patchwork design. B1 15-A1|
|Adam Glassman and Gift for Life: “Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good” fundraiser|
In addition to the Peoples’ Choice Award winners, the Summer 2021 Market Snapshot finalists featured five products – including winner Foil Décor – selected by Oprah Daily creative director, Adam Glassman. These picks, which were all gourmet-inspired, helped raise awareness of Gift for Life’s “Feed the Hungry – Feel the Good” fundraiser. Donations are accepted through the conclusion of the Summer 2021 Atlanta Market, at https://donate.wck.org/fundraiser/3261718.
|Runamok’s Festive Maple Syrup is infused, smoked and barrel-aged along with a line of maple-based cocktail syrups and cocktail bitters. Many of their products are even all natural, Non-GMO certified, kosher and gluten-free. At Atlanta Market, Runamok is shown by Good Food Services. B2 8-868B|
|Be Home’s 24K Gold Rim Tam Stoneware Sake Carafe and Sake Cups bring a whole new meaning to “made with love.” “Tam,” translating to “heart,” is indicative of this collection’s unique origin story. Popular for its understated texture and minimal design, each piece is carefully crafted at the hands of women artisans in Vietnam. B2 9-925|
|Buzzee’s Reusable Food Wraps and Bagsare an all natural alternative to plastic wraps and bags. Handmade with organic beeswax. At Atlanta Market, Buzzee is shown by Dugan Bliss. B2 17-1701|
|Boston International’s Eat Drink Host Collection features all-American food-grade GRUB Paper and Pouches and Stars & Stripes Birch Utensils. At Atlanta Market, Boston International is shown by Road Runners LLC. B2 15-1500|
|Market Snapshot showcases products from across Atlanta Market’s home décor and gift collections on social media, in buyer communications and on the market website. The Summer 2021 finalists also include Abbott, Accent Décor, Beaudin, Catherine Canino Jewelry, Cavallini and Co., Cozumel Publishing Co., Creative Co-Op, Currey and Company, Echo Valley, Empire Art Direct, Furniture Classics, Graybill and Downs, Herschel, Jan Barboglio, Kim Seybert, Lazarus Artisan Goods, Matr Boomie, Midnight Paloma Botanicals, Noble Objects, Northern Lights Candles, Panacea, Peking Handicraft, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Pinch Me Therapy Dough, Regency International, Stasher, Stephen Wilson Studio, Tinte Cosmetics, Transpac, Two’s Company, Vera Bradley, WithCo Cocktails and Zuo. |
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multiline B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.imcenters.com.