While the COVID-19 pandemic has led to economic pressures for consumers and less foot traffic for retailers, CBD consumption habits have remained strong. According to Statista, U.S. sales of hemp-derived CBD products reached $4.2 billion in 2019. By 2025, this market is expected to grow to $16.8 billion in value. As CBD continues to become […]
With reports that brick-and-mortar retail sales jumped almost 10 percent in March, consumers are showing their excitement for getting back out and shopping in person. Many experts believe that the COVID-19 vaccine rollouts are a big reason that shoppers are more comfortable with going out, and indie retailers need to be prepared to create awe-inspiring […]
Retail success relies on many different things. While a good marketing strategy is a huge key to success and staying ahead of the curve, finding the right products that consumers are looking for is huge to beating the competition. Independent Retailer is here with some of the hottest trends and products that are expected to […]
Eighty percent of Americans will pay more for products that are labeled ‘Made in the USA.’
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“GlobalShop is a different kind of necessity,” explains show founder Doug Hope.
What happens when there’s a problem? Workers need to know how to work through difficult situations with customers.
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If there’s one thing that retailers can count on, it’s that souvenirs never go out of style.