Our future generations matter, and supporting Made in USA companies can further contribute to a brighter and more stable future for the entire country. Independent retailers are the first to know how much of an impact buying local can have on both the community and surrounding economy. Buying from local suppliers has the exact same […]
October is here and retailers are ready to scare the competition away with tons of holiday deals, promotions, and most of all, products. This year’s buying season is once again looking upbeat, with October of 2018 up 5.7 percent year-over-year for holiday sales. Research is showing that consumers are doing their festive shopping earlier in […]
This past year has brought many new products and trends that captured the hearts of consumers. Overall, the US has seen booming retail sales for 2019 thus far. We saw a small dip in April where sales slipped 0.2 percent which caused some concerns, but the spring and summer months have brought money and good […]
by Linda Jeo Zerba Over time, consumers’ relationships with their pets have begun to change. Pets are the new “baby” for many generations, especially among Millennials. They have become core family members who are oftentimes treated, pampered and outfitted as one might do with human offspring. Even the language used to refer to pets has […]
No matter what kind of retail business you’re in, there’s a good chance you have heard about one of the fastest growing product categories: CBD. The CBD industry, also sometimes referred to as “the next gold rush” is set to become a $22 billion market by 2022. With CBD sales skyrocketing, now is the time […]
Our small furry friends are big business for retail. 67 percent of U.S. households spent $72.56 billion last year on pet supplies. In March, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) released industry spending figures, showing pet product sales have exceeded last year’s spending by more than $3 billion. Bob Vetere, President and CEO of the […]
Millennials are opting for pets, not parenthood, and it’s causing a huge increase in sales for pet product retailers. According to a RetailWire article, on average, dog owners spend $1,285 a year and cat owners spend $915 on their furry friends. These “fur-babies” are treated like actual children, and who can blame them? Pets of […]
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a natural substance that has recently come into the spotlight for many reasons, explains Stacy Self, VP of marketing and business development at Miracle Nutritional Products.
“Saving one animal will not change the world, but surely the world will change for that one animal.” Puppie Love was created to help dogs in need all over the United States.
ASD Market Week is a comprehensive B2B trade show that brings a variety of retail merchandise from all over the world together in one efficient shopping experience.