Leading US shows for Trade and Commerce

Online business and store-light models are gaining in significance in the US retail industry; an internet presence has long become obligatory. According to findings of the statics database Statista, the share of online retail sales in the USA will grow from currently 8.2% to more than 12% in 2020. Most medium-sized retailing companies as a consequence have already decided for an omni-channel sales strategy. In ecommerce, customers are just as much the proverbial kings they are in walk-in stores: those entrepreneurs keen on standing their ground on the market must adapt to their customers’ wishes, must know these wishes in detail and – absolutely essential – must be able to make personalized product recommendations. In the

coming years, the need will increase to gain customer data and to analyse and process it correctly, making this domain a major challenge on the retail industry. Retailers may choose from a number of US trade shows to learn more about which technical and conceptual solutions for implementation are available, how to best exploit the results of customer analyses, how to find and pursue new business strategies and deploy qualified

personnel. The world's leading US trade fairs are listed below.

Retail's BIG Show

NRF Annual Convention and EXPO
The BIG Show presents visionary leaders with game-changing ideas to help elevate your perspective of the industry and your business - then put this knowledge into motion. At the BIG Show, the entire horizon of possibilities available to get you to the next level come into focus as you explore innovative ideas and insights from your peers, partners and competitors.

New York, USA - 13 - 15 January 2019

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Internet Retailer Exhibition and Conference
The Largest Display Anywhere of E-Commerce Technology and Services. IRCE attendees complement what they learn in the conference sessions by visiting the exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall, who demonstrate the latest technology advancements and service offerings in the e-commerce industry. The Exhibit Hall at IRCE offers the best opportunity e-commerce professionals will have in the next year to inspect first-hand the latest technologies that are creating the new retail economy.

Chicago, USA 25 - 28 June 2019

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GlobalShop Show

International Trade Fair for Retail Design and In-store Marketing
GlobalShop is the world's largest annual show for retail design and shopper marketing featuring the industry's most comprehensive array of store fixturing companies and in-store solutions.

Chicago, USA - 24 - 27 June 2019

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Solutions That Move Supply Chains - Material Handling and Logistics Exhibition
Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward as the industry's leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at ProMat.

Chicago, USA - 8 - 11 April 2019

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ABC Kids Expo

Trade Show for the Juvenile Products Industry
ABC Kids Expo is the juvenile products event of the Year. It is the opportunity to see the latest products, review the fashion trends and to meet face-to-face with domestic and international buyers, media and fellow manufacturers!

Las Vegas, USA - 9 - 11 October 2018

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The National Show for Pet Retailers and Conference
At the pet industry's most anticipated show of the year, you'll not only see what's brand-new and what's red-hot, you'll also get incredible opportunities for personal development - and even a little fun!

Las Vegas, USA - 17 - 20 July 2019

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The Global Retail Real Estate Convention
RECon has become a fixture in the specialty retail industry - offering retailers, wholesalers, leasing professionals and service providers the unique opportunity to gather under one roof and make deals. You can't miss it! For the last decade, RECon has been the specialty retail industry's premier event, connecting thousands of key industry players. This is where decisions are made, relationships are built and deals are closed. It's where you need to be to maximize your exposure in the industry. Year after year, attendees come to RECon to source products and services and find new location opportunities for their specialty retail business. RECon is the ideal location to connect with entrepreneurs and shopping center professionals in every stage of the buying process.

Las Vegas, USA - 19 - 22 May 2019

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The NACS Show

National Association of Convenience Stores Exposition
Every year, the NACS Show brings together convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, networking and fun - all designed to help participants grow their bottom line.

Chicago, USA - 7 - 10 October 2018

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Consumer Goods Trade Show
ASD brings the world's widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods tradeshow that's as easy to shop as it is to love. This retail trade show is loaded with quality choices at every price point, this well established trade show continues to grow, attracting tens of thousands of loyal attendees from every retail and distribution channel including retailers, distributors and importers who come here to discover new suppliers, new product categories - and new ways to profit.

Chicago, USA - 17 - 20 March 2019

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Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo
At AAPEX, thousands of automotive aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers showcase their newest, most innovative products and packaging. See game-changing technologies and solutions as they are introduced!

Las Vegas, USA - 30 October - 1 November 2018

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the Market for Home, Lifestyle and Gift
NY NOW is produced twice annually. Held in February & August in New York City, the Market showcases the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.

New York, USA - February 2019

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Summer Fancy Food Show

International Fancy Food and Confection Show
The Summer Fancy Food Show is North America's Largest Specialty Food and Beverage Event.

New York, USA - 30 June - 2 July 2019

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International Consumer Electronics Show
CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology. Featuring the largest, global hands-on showcase of emerging innovation, CES represents all aspects of the technology spectrum. CES reflects and drives the magic, wonder, energy and promise of consumer technology while bringing together leaders from a broad array of industries to survey and transact.

Las Vegas, USA - 8 - 11 January 2019

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International Exhibition of Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Apparel and Accessories (MAGIC, WWDMAGIC, MAGIC kids, Sourcing at MAGIC)
MAGIC is the world's largest fashion marketplace, comprised of eleven unique communities showcasing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. Every February and August the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas to spot and shop the latest trends.

Las Vegas, USA - 5 - 7 February 2019

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