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Dallas Market Center Announces Official Partnership with Tundra

—Online wholesale platform to participate in upcoming Total Home & Gift Market with special offers for buyers and exhibitor brands—

DALLAS – May 24, 2021 – Dallas Market Center, the marketplace welcoming a record number of new buyers from across the country, has announced an official partnership with online wholesale marketplace Tundra. The partnership will include exclusive offers for Dallas Market Center retailers and brands. Tundra will also participate in the first U.S. show on the summer calendar, the upcoming Total Home & Gift Market, June 23-29, 2021, including on-site activations and demonstrations.

Tundra is a zero-fee online marketplace empowering buyers to access products they want while enabling sellers to reach a broad selection of buyers. Working together, Tundra and Dallas Market Center aspire to create a best-in-class virtual and physical buying and selling experience saving retailers and brands time and money. For a limited time, Tundra is offering Dallas Market Center customers a concierge onboarding specialist and $100 credit for advertising on the site.

“Business is borderless and 24-7,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “To help decision makers thrive in the midst of fast-paced global trade we are eager to help showcase the best B2B solutions. Integrating the physical with the digital is how business is being done today so we’re thrilled to highlight a great option like Tundra. We invite business decision makers to hear why their solution is an elegantly simple and highly efficient community where buyers and brands may conduct business with confidence.”

Added Arnold Engel, CEO of Tundra: “We live in a multi-touch marketing world—and that extends from online discovery around the clock to in-person events. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with Dallas Market Center and to be able to highlight our online marketplace already uniting tens of thousands of retailers with more than 1 million products.”

Tundra is empowering wholesale buyers to access both tried and true brands as well as new and novel products to delight their customers. Tundra is also enabling brands to reach a broad audience of retailers. For retailers, one free wholesale account provides instant access to over 3,000 brands and more than 1 million products. With seamless purchasing and tracking, stocking a retailer's store is made easy. Tundra’s PRO program allows retailers to never need to pay for shipping again and to explore new brands with free samples. For brands, Tundra offers zero fee, zero commission, round the clock ordering with easy order fulfillment.

Dallas Market Center is pleased to deliver carefully vetted and approved business resources for the digital age of wholesale. The marketplace previously announced a partnership with MarketTime, a provider of best-in-class B2B software as a service (SaaS) solutions uniting manufacturers, sales teams and retailers.

Health & Safety Guidelines Supporting Buyer Comfort

Supporting the comfort, health and safety of all attendees, the market center continues measures that abide by CDC recommendations including face coverings, enhanced cleaning, social distancing. Along with these new steps, there are safety measures that are part of the design of the marketplace: open parking, large entryways, quick registration in multiple areas, wide hallways, multiple escalators to each floor, and showrooms with controlled access to allow for the appropriate distance between customers.

Special Hotel Offers

Dallas Market Center partner hotels are offering new, lower rates to support buyer travel budgets. Dozens of hotels, many within walking distance of the campus, are offering updated rates as low as $115. Rates valid until 2 weeks prior to Market, based on availability and are subject to change at any time so please reach out to Market Travel online or by calling 214-744-7444.

Additional June Trade Events

In addition to the Total Home and Gift Market, other trade events this summer offer buyers a safe and welcoming marketplace. Events include Apparel & Accessories Market (June 15-18); Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show (June 23-26); and KidsWorld (June 23-29).

For upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center mobile app. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the DMC Daily Dose.

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in gourmet and housewares, home décor, holiday/floral, gifts, lighting and apparel. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80% of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.

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