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The International Art Materials Association - NAMTA® is dedicated to promoting the art/creative materials industry. Members include retailers, manufacturers, distributors, importers, and independent reps from around the world. NAMTA's mission is to provide members with the products, services and information needed to grow and prosper.
Merchandising is NAMTA’s 3rd Retail Operations training manual, written specifically for art materials retailers. Whether a novice in the business or a veteran retailer looking to explore the changing dynamics of art materials sales, you’ll learn more about how this important facet of retailing can be managed in both brick-and-mortar and online environments. Target marketing, selecting vendors, shipping issues and costs, planograms, inventory control, managing your product mix, pricing strategies, working with sales reps, and so much more. Visit the Resource Page and see all 3 manuals.
Retail Operations Training Manuals for FREE for NAMTA members.
Art Materials World 2016
Art Materials World is where art materials retail buyers see the latest products in fine art supplies, attend educational sessions and social events, and network with the industry.
NEXT ART MATERIALS WORLD
Salt Lake City, Utah - March 5 - 7, 2017
NAMTA's Art Advocacy
Supporting the Arts is a key objective for NAMTA members. NAMTA has an Art Advocacy website to help its members find the resources and tools they need to address a wide range of Art Advocacy issues that can develop in their community. You can show your support by displaying the NAMTA Art Advocacy Logo and the link to www.NamtaArtAdvocacy.org on your website and in your newsletters. Have questions about NAMTA's Art Advocacy, or a story about supporting the arts in your community, contact NAMTA.
News & Resources for Canada
A Fact about the Arts from the Canada Council for the Arts
Artists & Art Materials Studies
2015 Artist & Art Materials Study - Artists Survey Results
2015 Artists and Art Materials Market Summary
2015 Retail Survey Results
Studies were independently conducted in 2009, 2012, and 2015.