International Caravan Inc. (I.C.I.) is a family-owned and operated Import, Wholesale, and Mail Order business based in Fort Worth, Texas. It was founded in 1967 by H.A. Shaban, who received a Masters Degree from S.M.U. in the late 1950's . Upon its inception, International Caravan primarily imported ceramic pottery from two company-owned factories in Mexico. Later, in the early 70s, ICI moved its operating facilities from Central Expressway and Mockingbird Lane to the Harry Hines Business district of Dallas, Texas and began to focus more on the importation of Floral Products from Asian countries such as Thailand and the Philippines. By the mid-eighties, ICI began extensive importation from countries such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Indonesia, continuing primarily with floral products and adding some promotional furniture.