Shop Variety at the St. Louis Gift Show

St. Louis Gift Show

From giftware, jewelry and furniture to handbags, candy and seasonal merchandise, the St. Louis Gift Show has it all. [Read more]

MSA Conference and Expo a Success for the Industry

MSA Conference and Expo

The 2015 Museum Store Association 60th Retail Conference and Expo took place April 17-20 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. [Read more]

ASD Market Week Kicks Off in March


If you are looking for new merchandise, networking opportunities and expertise all in one place then ASD Market Week is the show to attend. [Read more]

2014 IGES Show Recap


The nation’s largest gathering of wholesale souvenir and resort gift buyers and exhibitors in America keeps getting bigger and better. [Read more]

Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show Sizzles

Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show

If you’re looking to carve out a unique niche in the highly competitive world of sports marketing, the annual Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is a good place to start. [Read more]

The Norton Shows: All Season Wholesale Market

The Norton Shows

The Norton Shows are truly family affairs. Located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, The Norton Shows are wholesale cash-and-carry events with a focus on apparel, jewelry, gourmet foods and gifts. [Read more]

IGES Exhibitor Preview

Adventure Planet, a division of Rhode Island Novelty, is looking forward to this year’s IGES/SSS show for one simple reason: “It’s the top show for gift shops,” says Jeff Shaughnessy, sales manager. [Read more]

IGES/Souvenir Super Show Awarded Two Long-Term Contracts

IGES/Souvenir Super Show Awarded Two Long-Term Contracts

The nation’s largest gathering of wholesale souvenir, gift and resort suppliers just keeps getting better. Hosted every November at the foot of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the International Gift Exposition in the Smokies and the Souvenir Super Show, IGES/SSS, will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The show has expanded from its original pavilion into two modern convention centers offering a buying opportunity for souvenir outlets of all sizes, according to show co-owner, Susan Mills. [Read more]

Asia America Show Attracts Sellers From Around the World

ASIA AMERICA Wholesale Show April 8-10

Now in its fifth year, the Asia America Wholesale Show has hit on the perfect formula for a regional trade show. According to Asia America President, Michael Finocchiaro, the show specializes in bringing diverse sellers from around the world together with buyers from South Florida, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, featuring a complete range of high-quality merchandise at good prices. [Read more]

Impulse at NY NOW Launches August 2014

Impulse at NY NOW Launches August 2014

Independent Retailer recently spoke with Brady Kimball, marketing & special events manager at Emerald Expositions about the launch of Impulse at NY NOW. The show will be held Saturday, August 16 through Tuesday, August 19 at the Passenger Ship Terminal’s Pier 94 in New York City. [Read more]