Makers of mannequins, forms, fixtures, lighting and decorative displays — an unsung, shrinking group that helps present merchandise and set an image — seem vulnerable as the retailers they supply slash costs from inventories to renovations and window dressings.
But the sector got a lift at the market organized by the National Association of Display Industries Dec. 10 to 12, when the 25 or so showrooms in Manhattan welcomed retailers who viewed the latest in-store design and visual display creations.
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