With the winter more than halfway over, retailers should be getting ready for the spring and summer seasons. I don’t know about you, but seeing some eye-catching bathing suits and swim gear in storefront windows sounds really good right about now. But it’s not just summer that store owners should be thinking about — graduation […]
The new year is finally upon us and even though the holidays are behind us, the busy season is far from over. Consumers are ready to spend any cash or cards they received as gifts, and then we have the big pain point: returns! *Ouch.* But let’s not get into that just yet, we want […]
A point-of-purchase display, or POP display, is marketing material or advertising placed next to the merchandise it is promoting. Generally located in the checkout area or other location where the purchase decision is made, this is a very important tool in retail. Most wholesale suppliers will have POP material for retailers to use, which is […]
Americans love buying Made in USA products. While the Fourth of July holiday certainly brings awareness to supporting local businesses and American- made products, sales for Made in USA are seeing steady increases in sales all year round. Casual Living reports, “While American manufacturing has grown quickly in recent years, the want for American-made products […]
ASD Market Week returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center March 17th – 20th. ASD combines nine merchandise shows in one to offer retailers a one-stop-shop for buying gift and home, fashion and accessory, beauty and fragrance, convenience store, closeout, cash and carry gifts, smoke and vape, and internationally sourced products. Here’s a preview of […]
New year, new merchandise! With any luck, all of your seasonal products and merchandise from 2018 will sell out by the end of the holiday season. A new year is a perfect time to expand your lines and test out new products. Here are some of our favorite picks for apparel, gifts, and home. Buttersoft […]
Precision Products LLC, dba Freeheart Drinkware has acquired the Signature Tumblers brand and company of Hopkins, Minnesota, a long standing leading provider of innovative drinkware containers, primarily under the Signature® Tumbler brand. Signature Tumblers has been one of the go-to firms in the double-walled drinkware category for over 20 years. Its quality products have been […]
By Amy Dufour Affectionately known as “The Big Kahuna,” the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is the nation’s largest and longest running coastal souvenir and resort trade show. Serving coastal, beach and specialty gift and resort retailers for more than 35 years, the show continues to attract the best selection and top-name brands […]
ASD Market Week was held July 30 – August 2nd at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The August 2017 OFFPRICE Show was the go-to smart shopping spot for deal-hunting retailers at Las Vegas Fashion Week.