Dallas Market Center Names Clothes and Go as The Next Big Thing

DALLAS-Clothes and Go was named The Next Big Thing winner during Dallas Market Center's Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Based here and founded by and sisters-in-law Myra Prescott and Julie Tobolowsky, Clothes and Go provides an easier way to move clothing, using hangers in a bag to be transported, eliminating the need for traditional moving boxes and hanging rods. Made of a durable, lightweight, and water resistant material, the bags include ties to attach hangers, Velcro to secure the items, and handles to carry the bag over the shoulder.

"Clothes and Go is a great product that fulfills a compelling consumer need," said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. "We are thrilled to introduce them to the marketplace  and to work with them over the next several months as they build a successful business."

Clothes and Go received a prize package worth more than $15,000, including $5,000 in cash, exhibit space at the January 2011 Total Home & Gift Market, a feature profile in one of Dallas Market Center's award-winning publications, and consultations from leading industry experts regarding branding, public relations, visual merchandising and more.

A national search for the best new products, this market's edition of The Next Big Thing program came down to three finalists, including Sand Gone and Sutton Baking Cups. The finalists received airfare, hotel and exhibit space to show their products during the market in front of more than 50,000 attendees.

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