With the rise of enormous retailers such as Amazon and Target, it can be a bit overwhelming for smaller retailers to compete. But there’s no need to fear.
June 2018 Issue
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.
The International Housewares Association (IHA), celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, held its first Housewares Show in January 1939 in Chicago featuring 266 exhibitors.
Apparel retailers will have the opportunity to preview the latest designs, in action, during the new August 2018 Womenswear In Nevada (WWIN) Fashion Show & Wine and Cheese Reception on Monday, August 13 at 6:30 pm.
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.
As we advise in our book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, from your standpoint as a tenant, paying a security deposit confers no benefit. It ties up your money – money that many landlords try hard not to refund to you if you don’t renew your lease.
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.
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.
“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.
The wonderful online world of Etsy has made it amazingly easy for people with creative minds to start their own shop. Creative ‘makers’ can have a regular 9 to 5 job and sell products from their favorite hobby on the side for some extra cash.