Red, White & New

February 1st, 2013

Take heed, the Millennials have a set of values and behavioral traits like no prior generation.
By Angela Velasquez

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It’s Show Time!

January 8th, 2013

From Las Vegas and Miami to New York, Europe and places in between, the fall trade show calendar features a full slate of formats, exhibitors, events and excursions. Here’s your cheat sheet to what to look for as you make your travel plans.

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What’s the Big Idea?

November 26th, 2012

Some say eclectic is the new black, while others argue that it’s the result of a shotgun approach in the hopes something catches on and becomes the next big thing.

By Angela Velasquez

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How to Combat Showrooming

October 24th, 2012

Tips on overcoming the latest challenge facing brick-and-mortar retailers.

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On the Road Again

August 28th, 2012

The trade show round-up: key trends, traffic reports and juicy topics coming out of FN Platform, FFANY, Outdoor Retailer and The Atlanta Shoe Market among others.

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Are We Better Off?

July 31st, 2012

As the election approaches, industry leaders debate how we’re faring today compared with four years ago. By Maria Bouselli

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Bright Lights

July 11th, 2012

Minimal running shoes in an array of shocking colors are creating a sales stampede.
By Angela Velasquez

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Trade Show Guide

May 31st, 2012

Chock-full of must-see reasons to attend, the August round of trade shows offers a comprehensive industry overview of the latest Spring ’13 trends from established players and the latest crop of up-and-comers.

By Mary Avant and Lyndsay McGregor

FN Platform: Bigger and Better

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Born In The USA

April 20th, 2012

As Chinese labor shortages continue to be a source of woe and materials and shipping costs skyrocket, a growing number of manufacturers are bringing production back home, answering both logistical needs and an increasing demand for made-in-the-U.S.A. merchandise.

By Lyndsay McGregor

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Show Time!

March 2nd, 2012

fall trends, show vibes and industry buzz

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