New Emerging Marketplace Section Joins September 2018 Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show

Urban Expositions

The nation’s largest souvenir show just got bigger. Responding to buyer requests for more artisan resources and unique finds, Urban Expositions will launch the new Emerging Marketplace section at the 13th annual Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, September 25-28, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.   Featuring curated tabletop displays, Emerging Marketplace […]

RFID and the Returns Epidemic: Item Level RFID Could be the Answer to Faster, Simpler Returns

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By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group Whether in Europe, the Americas or Asia, the retail industry is currently facing an epidemic. In the past, commentators weighed in on trends such as ‘the death of the highstreet,’ how to obtain and retain brand loyalty and how to improve customer experience. However, whilst […]

Working Together for Free Comic Book Day

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The 17th annual Free Comic Book Day is ready to kick off this Saturday, and many businesses are excited about it. There are over 30,000 free comic books to be given away that are created especially for FCBD and also some other limited edition items that can only be purchased on this day, such as […]

Local Indie Retailer Spotlight: Quality Gem

Quality Gem

“I still had hair,” Dennis Janofsky responded with a laugh when asked how long his store has been open.

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Tactics to Stay Above the Chain Store Competition

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The holidays are quickly approaching as they always do in the months leading to the most wonderful time of the year.

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Key Takeaways from Amazon Prime Wardrobe

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Amazon continues to make huge moves in every direction. Almost immediately following their recent acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon began advertising for yet another service: Prime Wardrobe.

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ASD Market Week: Nine Shows in One


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.

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Online Deals – December 2016


Excellent products available for December. Take advantage of them now: DEALS CLOSEOUT Clearance: 40% to 70% Off Unique Inflatable Plush Toys Each iPlush has a durable custom interior balloon shaped like the character (pump included) and has an outer plush jacket. Retailers appreciate this innovative toy, since it saves lots of store shelf space and […]