Urban Expositions Strategic Restructures For Growth

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Urban Expositions President & CEO Doug Miller announced two strategic changes to the trade show company’s management team and structure in mid November, fueling the firm’s continued aggressive growth and industry leadership. [Read more]

Booming Pet Industry

Booming Pet Industry

By nature, the retail business has ups and downs. The economy changes and trends go in and out of style. But over the past few years, the pet industry has proved almost infallible. [Read more]

St. Louis and Louisville Gift Shows Transition to New Owners

St. Louis Gift Show

Larry Harris and Richard Lisner of Rosehill Enterprises, owners and promoters of the St. Louis and Louisville Gift Shows, have announced they are transitioning ownership and management of the long-running shows to Cindy and Karl Kuhn of Chicago, IL. [Read more]

The Merchandise Center: Low Prices in a Comfortable Setting

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The Merchandise Center, or TMC, is a collection of professional showrooms located half a mile away from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. TMC hosts seven trade show events every year, each show lasting three days. [Read more]

Style & Beauty Trends at ASD Las Vegas

ASD to Host New TV Show The Big Pitch With Kevin Harrington

The ASD Las Vegas Style & Beauty Show, taking place August 3-6 is one of the largest fashion accessories shows in the USA. The segment is located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center and showcases over 750 companies exhibiting across 200,000 net square feet. Independent Retailer spoke with Darnell Botts, Show Director, Style & Beauty/Jewelry, on what buyers can expect to see at the upcoming show. [Read more]