For those of us in retail, November is tremendously busy, but our planning never stops.
The crisp smell of fresh greens, the bite of cold wind, the twinkle of little white lights strung across doorways and shop windows – you know what season it is! Which means we hardly need to remind you that Small Business Saturday, the independent retailer’s biggest day of the year, is right around the corner.
The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies® (IGES), takes place this November 1st through the 5th in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, TN.
2016 celebrates 30 years of awareness, education and empowerment for NCBF, the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
In today’s digital world, retail customers have come to expect real-time customer service, easy-to-use websites, and a wide choice of payment methods.
Felicia Crigler, Publications Manager for Gem and Lapidary Wholesalers, knows a thing or two about the wholesale jewelry business and she’s happy to share that knowledge with retail buyers.
Las Vegas is renowned for it’s glitz, glam and excess of all kinds – and if you’re in the market for wholesale souvenirs, it’s also the place to host the industry’s biggest game.
It was recently announced in August that Emerald Expositions, owner of ASD Market Week and Surf Expo, has acquired the International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES®) and the Souvenir Super Show from Toledo, OH, based M&M Gift shows.
The Summer Olympics are here – and with them comes a once in a lifetime opportunity for retailers of all kinds to own a piece of history.
Darren Schwartz and Doug Nolan found themselves with a problem. The successful small chain of tobacco industry stores they owned were in need of a new inventory and pricing system, but nothing that was on the market at the time was a good fit. What to do? Well, if you’re Schwartz and Nolan, the answer was simply to build your own specialized software system and move forward.