dmg Sells Its California Gift Show

Davis, Avram
May 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/18/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 20, p26
This article reveals that trade show event planner dmg world media has sold one of its events to Chicago, Illinois-based competitor Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. The spin-off of the California gift show is part of the divestiture program of dmg. dmg is one of several casualties in the business-to-business industry as it faces declining revenue. According to the event planner, there is a plan to focus on trade markets and to avoid consumer products and events like the California gift show.


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