This massive show featured 350,000 square feet of show floor and close to 75,000 attendees. While all segments of natural products were featured, the show revolved predominantly around food and beverage.
Consumers value the superior quality of local products and the “buy local” movement has made retailers more willing to partner with local suppliers because these suppliers offer mutually beneficial, strategic value.
With more than 2,100 exhibitors spread across three sections of Chicago’s monstrous McCormick Place for the 2016 International Home + Housewares Show, it could be very easy to get lost amid the seemingly never-ending aisles of stylish décor and industrious...
Today’s strong consumer demand for sustainable products can help suppliers and retailers stand out in the crowded business-to-consumer (B2C) marketplace.
This year, retailers should build strategic relationships with local product suppliers to capitalize on the growing “buy local” movement.
In a world where you can order your favorite items online and have them delivered in as little as 60 minutes to your door, consumers aren’t as readily making the trip to brick-and-mortar stores as they have in the past.