DMC: Dallas Market Center Fuels Local Economy

Dallas Market CenterDALLAS-The Dallas Market Center has a direct impact of more than $406 million on its local economy--with a full economic impact of Dallas Market activities equaling $1.2 billion, according to an independent research consultant study.

Dallas Market Center, which announced the finding, said approximately 375,000 people visit its campus each year, including more than 75,000 buyers from all 50 states and 85 countries. An estimated 10,000 people work in Dallas showrooms during major markets. Of this figure, the Market Center employs approximately 220 full-time associates and 125 seasonal or part-time associates.

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