by Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton – The Lease Coach Whether you’re a prospective, new, or an existing independent retailer, you shouldn’t rush to sign your initial commercial lease or lease renewal. You need to think ahead to any construction required on your premises. One of the best times to address any construction and/or renovation […]
The Ocean City Resort Gift Show, the Northeast’s largest souvenir and resort industry trade event, returns to the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD from November 11-13, 2018. Custom-tailored to the specialized needs of coastal retailers from Maine to Virginia Beach, this show features 300+ booths filled with best-selling designs, top brands, […]
by Brian Gibbs, Refund Retriever ‘Tis the season of shopping… and shipping. In fact, in 2017 it was reported by Shopify that $1 billion in sales took place online everyday from November 1-22, and on Cyber Monday alone $6.6 billion in online sales were recorded. Collectively, the holiday season saw $108.15 billion in e-commerce sales […]
The October 2018 Issue of Independent Retailer Magazine is the Ecommerce special issue, focusing on tips for a Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Emails that work, and prepping for the Holiday Rush. Check out more timely Product Trends, News, and Marketing tips as they are added to our website here:
by Rich Kizer & Georganne Bender It’s that time of year again: The fourth quarter – the Golden Quarter – a crucial time for every retailer. The Golden Quarter is traditionally when most retailers go from being in the red to being in the black. You just can’t afford to mess up because there are […]
The 53rd annual edition of the Smoky Mountain Gift Show returns to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, November 4-7, 2018, with exciting “Mountain Money Madness” and “Great Gatlinburg Getaway” giveaways joining Tennessee’s largest selection of top-name souvenir and resort gift lines under one roof. When gift, souvenir and resort retailers pre-register, they’ll automatically be entered for […]
The September 2018 Issue of Independent Retailer Magazine – features changes in the Toy Industry and preparations for the holiday season. Check out more timely Product Trends, News, and Marketing tips as they are added to our website here:
SJT Enterprises, a 33-year consumer products company, announces the addition of dozens of new primitive looking wood plaques. Details: Most measure 5” x 10” in size With these additions, SJT offers hundreds of primitive style signs Made in USA Wholesale price: $2.97 Free floor display available with $500 worth of product “Primitive looking wood signs […]
NY Women’s Show is a multi-show marketplace held several times a year in Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Retailers can find everything from contemporary and luxury brands to trend-driven apparel and accessories.
The nation’s largest souvenir show returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center with even more new resources including over 1300 booths and a growing roster of networking opportunities for the September 25-28, 2018 edition.