Expo West provides a tremendous opportunity to receive invaluable customer feedback--if only people would see it and use it that way.
We looked at the actions of thousands of buyers on RangeMe over the past year and compiled a report of eye-opening insights to help you understand what’s top-of-mind and trending with retail buyers.
Last week 33,000 people, including retailers, suppliers and technology experts gathered at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show 2017 in New York, the biggest retail trade show of the year.
If their customers are asking for a certain product, a buyer will do what it takes to add it to their product assortment because they know their customers will buy.
For retailers, conducting category reviews is an essential part of doing successful business.
A good amount of floor space at the show was dedicated to the Makers Market, a growing trend at shows big and small alike.
There’s more room for the smaller suppliers to strut their stuff. There’s more time for buyers and other interested parties to talk with those manufacturers, and make connections.
Show season is in full swing, and just last week the Healthy Natural Show landed in Chicago.
For retail buyers, trade shows are an important part of their product discovery mix, a place they can go and meet the suppliers face-to-face, touch, feel, try, and even taste these products.