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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. NAMTA's Board of Directors
Retail Operations Manuals
While the first time that you create your Business Plan will likely be the most intense, re-reading and tweaking it annually is necessary to keep it relevant and useful. Each year there are likely to be changes to the retail landscape: new niches of retail open up; competition moves in and out of your trade area; art trends change. NAMTA members click here to read this new Retail Operations Manual.
Merchandising: Volume 3 Merchandising Written specifically for art materials retailers includes target marketing, selecting vendors, shipping issues and costs, planograms, inventory control, managing your product mix, pricing strategies, and working with sales representatives.
Art Materials World
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Artists Survey Results: Results from over 6,000 US and Canadian artists that can help you shape your business and have a better understanding of the needs, desires, trends and thoughts of your customers.
Artists and Art Materials Market Summary: The only data available on 2015 size and growth of the art materials market in the US and Canada. Includes data on market size, number of artists, and growth from 2012-14.
Retail Survey Results: Get the results of a 2015 survey of 150 art materials retailers in the USA and Canada: core financial metrics, growth trends, product trends, marketing and business best practices, challenges, and feedback for suppliers.
Studies were independently conducted in 2009, 2012, and 2015. They are the ONLY current national survey of artists in the USA and Canada. Studies are FREE for NAMTA members.
Supporting the Arts is a key objective for NAMTA members and the Art Advocacy website helps them 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.