There are a lot of considerations that go into crafting the perfect holiday spirit, and likewise, the perfect shopping experience. Shoppers engage with your brand through all of their senses, so it is important to utilize every opportunity to create a lasting impression.
Each winter and summer season, NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, takes place in New York City, the epicenter of design and commerce, and draws buyers, retailers and other industry professionals to experience an unrivaled sourcing opportunity.
Jessica Sokol and her business partner Sarah McBrair opened Saltwater boutique in Fairfield, CT just over a year and a half ago.
Independent Retailer Month is a shop local campaign that runs annually throughout July encouraging consumers to shop at independent retailers; highlighting their positive social and economic impact – locally, nationally and globally.
As consumer product discovery continues to shift online, it makes sense that more and more retailers find their products online too. Yet, trade shows are still an essential aspect of the retail industry.
If you are looking for an intimate trade show with a wide variety of products, ANME is a must-attend event. This bi-annual order-writing show is for professionals only and brings together the largest selection of licensed military apparel and military surplus dealers in North America.
Consumer confidence translates to heavier holiday spending. This Father’s Day confidence and projected spending are at near-record highs of $15.3 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. According to the annual study, “a total of 77 percent of Americans will celebrate Father’s Day and spend an average of $133 per person.” This expected spending is […]
“Fashion is one of the most pollutant industries in the world,” explains Emma Olson, cofounder of Hazel & Rose boutique in Minneapolis. Before Hazel & Rose opened, Emma was working in mass retail and “becoming less and less comfortable with my work.
Independent retailers know the value of shopping small and the charm of a family business. That’s why The Norton Shows are a must-attend family-fun trade show.
There’s never a boring day in retail. This is especially true under the Trump administration. There are many changes in the works with different moving parts. Here is a quick overview of different laws, policies, and agreements currently up for debate and how they may impact retail.