In today’s consumer climate, independent and startup businesses are dressed to kill. This is especially true for the over $445 billion beauty industry, which is expected to reach $750 billion by 2024.
The International Housewares Association (IHA), celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, held its first Housewares Show in January 1939 in Chicago featuring 266 exhibitors.
A customer’s path to purchase often begins online but ends in-store. In fact, a Forbes Insight report found that 82% of shoppers conduct research online before completing a purchase in-store.
This summer´s must have, on-trend product: Mermaid Princess tails. Mermaid tails, which have been an online sensation for years around the world, are finally available in U.S. retail stores.
What was once seen as a passing trend is now the new norm. Just under ten years ago, the idea of wearing leggings as everyday pants was fairly controversial. Now, it’s everywhere.
For many, March is synonymous with basketball but for retailers, the month has a whole different meaning.
From feathers to fanny packs, Spring/Summer 2018 is full of fresh fashion. Many of the latest trends are repeats of former industry favorites heavily influenced by pop culture.
The U.S. apparel market is valued over $315 billion. After the holiday season dwindles away, apparel sales climb again in March, continuing an upward trajectory until they peak in December.
Jazzy Arts will be exhibiting at the Golden Triangle Show (GTS) this month. They sell eco-friendly 100% cotton tea towels. These tea towels aren’t your average gift; they can be sent through the mail. “Postcard tea towels” make perfect gifts for friends and family near and far. They are made in the USA and packaged […]
What will be the biggest challenges retailers face in 2018? Are these challenges different for indie retailers?