ART Card to Offer Vendor Specials at Dallas Market
June 18, 2012,
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Eighteen vendors will participate in the Accessories Resource Team's ART Card program during the upcoming's Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which starts this Wednesday, June 20.
The ART card program allows ART members to take advantage of exclusive market specials from participating vendors when they place an order and present their ART card. Specials include free freight or a percentage off with minimum order, as well as Amazon and Starbucks gift cards. The vendors are: Archipelago (WTC 236, HomeStyle), Arteriors (WTC 500, In Detail), Classic Home and Villa Home Collection (WTC 236, HomeStyle and WTC 530), Dale Tiffany (WTC 309), Feiss (TM 4010), Feizy (WTC 102, 104), Fine Art Lamps (TM 4808), Flambeau Lighting (WTC 10014), Foreside Home & Garden (WTC-236, HomeStyle), GuildMaster (WTC 504/506), Jaipur (WTC 333), IMAX (WTC 6250), Lazy Susan (WTC 500, InDetail), Loloi Rugs (WTC 500, InDetail), Paragon Picture (WTC 500, InDetail), The Phillips Collection (WTC 10010, Taylors on Ten), Sterling Industries/Dimond/Bailey Street (WTC 509) and The Uttermost Company (WTC 10021/10051).
The ART Card Program, which launched a year ago, is exclusive to ART members. Annual membership to ART is open to home accents retailers, manufacturers, reps, designers and industry professionals ($250/year). The ART Card program provides each retailer member with a personalized ART Card, which can be presented to participating vendors, upon placing an order, to receive exclusive specials. Savings realized by the retail member often exceed the yearly membership dues cost.
In addition, nominations for the 24th annual ARTS Awards, the annual program that recognizes top manufacturers, retailers, product designers and sales representatives, are now being accepted through Wednesday, July 18. Anyone in the home furnishings industry can nominate in all categories. A new, streamlined ballot is now available and can be found at http://accessoriesresourceteam.org/cms/ARTS_awards/ballot.php.