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June 15, 2020

Buyer Activity and Sales Levels Surge on ShopZio B2B Marketplace

CHANTILLY, Va., (June 15, 2020) – Buyer activity and sales levels are surging on ShopZio, a B2B digital marketplace powered by IMC_di, International Market Centers’ digital innovation division. Key online content and activity metrics such as active users, new vendors, active SKUs and – most importantly – sales, are growing dramatically, far surpassing any pre-COVID level.

May 26, 2020

IMC Releases White Paper Detailing Retail Buyer Perspectives During COVID-19

ATLANTA/HIGH POINT/LAS VEGAS – (May 26, 2020) – A new survey of the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries commissioned by International Market Centers (IMC) reveals that, while the COVID-19 crisis has significantly impacted all retail sales across the United States, store owners and operators are looking toward re-opening and recovery and expressing a near-term need for new product. Survey respondents also reported an intention to source product at physical markets provided reasonable safety protocols are implemented and indicated that digital tools will likely play an important role as a complement to in-person markets during the recovery period. An executive summary is available online at https://www.imcenters.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Stax_IMC_Whitepaper_vF.pdf.

April 15, 2020

IMC_di Announces Next Wave of New Hires

CHANTILLY, VA, (April 15, 2020) –IMC_di, the new digital innovation division of International Market Centers (IMC), announces its second wave of new hires, with the addition of another nearly 20 new staff for sales, development, implementation, marketing and customer success.

April 10, 2020

ShopZio B2B Marketplace Adoption Surges

CHANTILLY, VA., (April 9, 2020) – Adoption of the ShopZio B2B digital platform has surged – with more than 100 new vendor registrations in less than one week – following the recent announcement by International Market Centers (IMC) and its digital innovation division, IMC_di, that free subscriptions and transactions will be offered to IMC customers through year-end. These newcomers, which include top industry brands and broad category representation, nearly double the number of vendors on the discovery and e-commerce platform.

About Juniper

Juniper is a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multi-line B2B e-commerce marketplace, empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round. Juniper offers a sales automation and commerce platform (JuniperCommerce) combined with a B2B e-commerce marketplace (JuniperMarket) that together empower sales teams, streamline product data management and deliver real-time visibility across channels – driving business efficiency and growth for buyers and sellers. Juniper is powered by International Market Centers (IMC), the world’s largest owner and operator of premier wholesale showroom space for the furniture, home décor, gift and apparel industries with more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce.

About International Market Centers

International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home décor 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 multi-line 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

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Cathy Steel
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(203) 340-9251