Dallas Market touts 150-plus new, relocated, expanded showrooms for January

The January 6-12 edition of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market will include many of Dallas Market Center’s more than 150 new, expanded and relocated showrooms.

Buyers from 47 states attended recent trade events in Dallas, including more new buyers from coast to coast.

“There has been tremendous activity across the marketplace as additional brands enter and expand in Dallas,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO. “More buying and selling across more categories is being done in Dallas. As we continue our momentum of well-attended, inspiring and safe buying events we congratulate these companies on their investment and partnership. We are anticipating a highly successful new year.”

Highlights of the showroom additions for Total Home & Gift Market include:

  • Diverse Marketing (WTC 439, 421) has dramatically expanded into adjacent space on the atrium. The toy, gift and sport showroom represents dozens of lines including Fat Brain Toy Co., Funko, HearthSong, Schylling, PopSockets, SuckUK, and others.
  • Todd Smith and Charlie Groppetti, the visionaries behind the farmhouse style, are debuting a new showroom called Porch View (WTC 280). The brand offers home furnishings and accessories in a relaxed, casual aesthetic.
  • Minka Group debuts a massive new showroom on the fourth floor

7 Unexpected Places Germs Congregate

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Ready for a truth bomb? Even if you’re working hard to keep your home clean and free from illness-causing bacteria and viruses, there are very likely some important areas you are missing. (Yes, even if you’re diligent about killing germs on high-touch surfaces, such as computers, phones, counters, doorknobs, and faucet levers.)

Don’t worry: We’re not suggesting you have to hit every item or risk getting sick — we’re simply saying that tackling these hotspots with a little soap and water or a quality disinfectant, like 3M’s TB Quat Disinfectant Ready-to-Use Cleaner, will ensure you’re truly bringing your anti-bacterial A-game.

Ready to get to work? Here are some of the most commonly overlooked household items, along with tips on how to banish as many germs as possible.


Light switches

light switches

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Chances are you already know that germs are present on your doorknobs, faucets, and appliance handles. But did you ever stop to think that your light switches are just as prone to them? You — and everyone else with whom you share your house — touch these spots multiple times a day, which means you’ll want to regularly clean them

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