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Home Furnishings Dealers Network and Learn at Summer LVM 2019

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Tue, Jun 11, 2019 @ 10:45 AM

One of the largest events for home furnishings dealers is just around the corner. The Summer Las Vegas Market (LVM) is scheduled for July 28 – August 1 at the World Market Center. This year’s market will showcase a bounty of products, services and educational opportunities for attendees. This is the perfect event for home furnishing professionals such as buyers, retailers and interior designers who want to learn business practices, network with other professionals and see new products on the market.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

Check Payment Processing

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Fri, May 24, 2019 @ 06:45 AM

Having the tools for check payment processing is critical for certain industries, especially those that specialize in B2B payments. Checks have been a commonly used payment method for many years. Even as credit card transactions grow more popular, checks continue to have prominence in retail markets.

The 2017 Diary of Consumer Payment Choices report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta states that consumers tend to use "electronic payments and checks for high-value transactions." Additionally, according to an October 2018 Webinar by PYMNTS.COM, 64 percent of B2B payments are still made by using paper checks.

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Summer Las Vegas Market 2019 Welcomes Home Furnishings Dealers

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 12:04 PM

International Market Centers, L.P. invites home furnishings dealers, home décor retailers, interior designers, architects, and other industry experts to experience the Summer Las Vegas Market (LVM) 2019. This semi-annual event fills more than 5.4 million square feet with thousands of home furnishings/home décor exhibits, products and services suited for anyone in the industry. This year’s market takes place July 28 – August 1 at the World Market Center in downtown Las Vegas.

Exhibitors will demonstrate products in categories such as mattresses, lighting, décor, housewares, floor coverings, home textiles, tabletops, gourmet products, general gifts and more!

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

Check Guarantee Companies

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Mon, May 06, 2019 @ 07:45 AM

Since checks are still a popular form of consumer payment, refusing them all together may be cutting out a slice of the proverbial pie ― a slice of profits that is. Additionally, checks are more cost effective for merchants with low profit margins when compared to the high cost of card processing fees. By accepting checks, however, merchants run the risk of having checks returned which equates to money lost. Every bit of revenue counts when running a business, so returned checks are not anyone’s cup of tea. This is where check guarantee companies come into play.

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Furniture Retailers Prepare for Furniture First Symposium 2019

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 10:45 AM

Furniture retailers across the U.S. will gather for the bounty of education that is the Furniture First Symposium. The event offers a forum for retailers to grow their knowledge by learning marketing and merchandising tactics from others in the industry. The Furniture First Symposium is slated for May 13 – 15 in San Diego, Calif. at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. This is a great opportunity to socialize with other owners and learn new business strategies.

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Tags: Home Furnishings

AACD 2019 Advances the Field of Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

The field of cosmetic dentistry works in the business of improving smiles — an important part of daily life that positively affects our health, confidence and the mood of others. The 35th Annual Scientific Session by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is the perfect place for cosmetic dentists to learn how to build a greater number of smiles among their patients. The event takes place at the San Diego Convention Center April 24 – 27 and is open to both aspiring and experienced cosmetic dentists hoping to expand their industry knowledge.

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Tags: Dentists, Events / Conferences

2019 Winter Las Vegas Market: A Paradise

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 12:45 PM

Home furnishings retailers from far and wide journeyed to the jewel city of Las Vegas for this year’s semiannual market. The 2019 Winter Las Vegas Market (LVM) took place Jan. 28 – 31 and was a huge hit with a massive turnout. According to exhibitors, attendance has been growing over the past several years. The Market presented over 4,000 furniture, home décor and gift resources, including the addition of 170 new exhibitors in these categories.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)

CrossCheck Endorsement by Kevin Massie of Napa Ford Lincoln

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 @ 06:45 AM

Leaving good impressions on clients is one of the most important priorities of any business. In addition, there is no better way to understand the value that companies offer than to hear it from the individuals who “buy the product.”

CrossCheck recently visited President Kevin Massie of Napa Ford Lincoln who graciously allocated time to share his experience using CrossCheck services. In the below video, he talks about the reasoning behind how and why he chose CrossCheck to be his check guarantee provider for the last 12 years.

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Tags: Auto Dealerships

Veterinarians Flock to the 2019 Veterinary Innovation Summit

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Fri, Feb 01, 2019 @ 10:45 AM

Veterinarians no longer spend time only fixing booboos and ailments afflicting our furry, feathered, and scaly friends. They are now innovating technologies, developing new treatments for cancer, combating the spread of disease, developing animal assistance programs for the disabled, and more! This is just a sampling of what veterinarians will learn at the Veterinary Innovation Summit scheduled for April 5 – 7 at the College of Veterinary Medicine in College Station, Tx.

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Discover the Latest Trends in Home Furnishings at Winter LVM 2019

Posted by Kyle Escamilla on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 @ 10:45 AM

Winter Las Vegas Market — a mashup full of interior designers, retailers, trend leading industry professionals, and a whole lot of furniture — is scheduled for Jan. 27 – 31. Twice a year, LVM hosts a convergence of the home furnishings industry at this large-scale venue for brands to showcase their inventory. LVM also provides a fun educational experience for all attendees. This year’s Winter Market is fast approaching and those attending should start preparing in order to get the most out of their market experience.

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Tags: Home Furnishings, Las Vegas Market (LVM)