The International Gift Exposition of the Smokies (IGES®) is the largest gathering of wholesale resort, souvenir, and gift vendors in America offering buyers access to 600 vendors including the industry’s biggest names and the best products.
May 2017 Issue
The International Gift Exposition of the Smokies (IGES®) is the largest gathering of wholesale resort and souvenir gift vendors in America offering buyers access to 600 vendors with the industry’s biggest names and the best new vendors and products in the market.
It is a good time to be in retail. Continuous developments in technology are leveling the business playing field, the new political climate promises imminent policy changes, and overall consumer and retailer optimism is rising.
Everyone wants to feel loved, even your customers. When they feel loved, it doesn’t take much effort for them to share the feeling. Word of mouth referrals are hands-down the most effective way to grow a business.
It’s no secret that traditional retail companies are battling extreme competition from online retailers.
The pleasures of summer time beckon: think of visiting the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall – and The Philadelphia Gift Show!
Unrooted Plants are low maintenance, customizable air plant terrariums.
Attention West Coast retailers looking for fantastic sourcing opportunities for the second half of the year: the summer California Marketplace Temporaries trade show will be held July 21-24, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
In today’s digital-first world, the customer experience is a fundamental component of modern retail industry success. Despite the many benefits of increased technology, store owners, operators and marketing managers need to balance engagement with security and ease of access.
A team is a small group of people who are committed to working together to achieve the desired goals.