Back by popular demand, the show formerly known as the Fort Lauderdale Gift Show is returning August 18- 20, 2018 to the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
ttendance was up at GlobalShop, the world’s largest annual event for shopper-facing retail design, technology, and in-store marketing. Held in Chicago at McCormick Place from March 27-29, 2018, GlobalShop welcomed more than 10,000 attendees including retailers, consumer product companies, and retail designers and architects.
The nation’s largest souvenir show just got bigger. Responding to buyer requests for more artisan resources and unique finds, Urban Expositions will launch the new Emerging Marketplace section at the 13th annual Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, September 25-28, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Featuring curated tabletop displays, Emerging Marketplace […]
The June 2018 Issue of Independent Retailer Magazine – Highlights Tradeshows happening for the upcoming year.
A customer’s path to purchase often begins online but ends in-store. In fact, a Forbes Insight report found that 82% of shoppers conduct research online before completing a purchase in-store.
By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group Whether in Europe, the Americas or Asia, the retail industry is currently facing an epidemic. In the past, commentators weighed in on trends such as ‘the death of the highstreet,’ how to obtain and retain brand loyalty and how to improve customer experience. However, whilst […]
As national uproar spreads around teacher pay and educational funding, questions are also being raised around whether schools are increasingly underfunded for classroom supplies. Class supply lists continue to grow and are becoming more costly for families nationwide.
The May 2018 Issue of Independent Retailer Magazine – Focuses on Back-to-School Tips and Trends.
Last month we wrote an article sharing ideas for Mother’s Day gifts and marketing, but we can’t forget about dad! Father’s Day is coming up on June 17, 2018 and it is a lucrative day for retailers. In 2017, the National Retail Foundation reported that Father’s Day spending reached a record high of $15.5 billion.
Mobile devices are becoming increasingly popular for shopping, both inside and out of the store. According to the Invesp Blog, 95% of mobile internet users look up local information on their phones for the purpose of calling or visiting a business, but mobile devices account for just 19% of all US retail ecommerce sales.