GLM: Interest in American-Made Goods is Growing
January 23, 2012,
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Nearly 25 percent of registrants for next week's New York International Gift Fair have expressed a specific interest in "Made in the USA" products, said show owner and producer GLM.
"More than 400 of NYIGF's 2,800+ exhibitors identify themselves as producers of 'Made in the USA' products," said Dorothy Belshaw, NYIGF director and GLM senior vice president. "NYIGF presents an ideal sourcing opportunity for retailers seeking American-made products across the gift, home and lifestyle spectrum."
The NYIGF runs Jan. 28-Feb. 2, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center here.
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