We sat down with local retailer Kim Ramsey of The Toy Room for her tips and tricks on holiday selling. How can indie retailers stand out this holiday season? “Keep doing what indie retailers do best: offer the best service. Hands-on customer service is something you really don’t get at a box store. We […]
The holiday selling season is just around the corner. In between placing orders and designing store displays, it’s easy to leave planning promotions to the last minute. But, the holiday season is the perfect time to stand out from the crowd with creative offers. Not to mention, fourth quarter is also the most profitable season […]
Eagle Products has been a trusted supplier of screen printing and embroidered apparel to the souvenir, gift, and resort markets for over 50 years. Located in Kansas City, Eagle Products proudly serves retailers from coast to coast including zoos, national parks, theme parks, airport concessioners, and many others. Eagle Products has a vast multitude of […]
The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without kids across the country making their wish lists and checking them twice. And what does every kid want? Toys, of course. We’ve gathered expert insight from The Toy Association and Kim Ramsey, owner and Toy Guru Extraordinaire of The Toy Room to help determine which toys […]
“To be honest, I don’t think I was able to truly appreciate where I grew up until I went off to school,” says Tory Brown, co-founder of The Two Oh Three lifestyle brand. “When I moved away from home for the first time my heart immediately longed for the coast … I began realizing that, […]
While Stanley Marketplace may meet the technical definition of a “mall” it feels wrong to use that term. Take the general concept of a mall, flip it upside down, shake everything out, and start from scratch.
The International Gift Exposition of the Smokies (IGES®) is the largest gathering of wholesale resort, souvenir, and gift vendors in America offering buyers access to 600 vendors including the industry’s biggest names and the best products.
Now that you have lots of great fall merchandise in stock, it’s time to sell! Here are a few quick tips to keep your sales strong throughout the season.
Produced in January and September in Orlando, Florida, Surf Expo is the largest and longest-running boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world.
Owned by Emerald Expositions, NY NOW is the premier market for home, lifestyle, and gift products. The trade-only show is held twice a year in New York City.