ASD Market Week Happening Now… Discover What You May Be Missing
Taking place in Las Vegas, ASD Market Week is currently taking in full swing at the Las Vegas Convention Center where retailers and exhibitors have come together to discover new inventory, connect with longtime partners, meet new merchants and vendors, network among industry thought leaders and more. Among the vendors and opportunities you may be missing if you’re not currently at ASD Market Week include over 350 new vendors that are exhibiting for the first time at ASD, including SHOLDIT®, a stylish, convertible infinity scarf that offers function, fashion and freedom thanks to it’s patented design that includes hidden pockets to enhance everyday life (as seen in the picture above). Their unique product assortment includes their signature Convertible Infinity Scarf with Pocket, a Convertible Nursing Scarf with Pocket and their new Convertible Neck Gaiter with pocket – which conveniently cinches into a beanie hat for multiple use, as well. Though stylish, the real value from these scarfs are that each design stashes essentials such as a phone, passport, keys, wallet, ear buds, small toys, pacifiers and more neatly and discreetly in the scarf itself – making it easy to be hands free and the go wherever you may want to be. The ideas are endless and the scarf is both ideal for men and women, making this a perfect, new addition to your store inventory assortment. Whether traveling, at work, at sporting events or concerts, shopping with friends or exploring local Main Streets, this is sure to be a must-have favorite item among your customers. Discover more from SHOLDIT® it here, plus visit them at ASD Market Week in the Central Hall at booth #C1657.
In addition to SHOLDIT®, pet vendors have taken on an increasing presence at ASD Market Week. First time exhibitor Gooby is a walking solution for small dogs that offers innovative, functional and fashionable dog apparel to improve the everyday lives of small dogs and their owners. From escape-free sport harnesses to fleece vests and even raincoats designed uniquely for small dogs, Gobby is a great new addition for pet retailers and any merchant looking to increase their pet inventory assortment. Located at booth #N1761 in the North Hall of ASD Market Week, this is a new vendor not to miss. Joining the pet category is E&S Pets, which offers a diverse assortment of pet gifts and novelty items that include hand towels with your favorite dog or cat image, coasters, handbags, ornaments and more – all branded with pet inspired themes. Discover them at booth #N1739 and online here, as well.
Vendors are in an abundance at ASD, but education is a top priority for ASD to offer their attendees, as well. With 97 educational sessions available for attendees to participate in, there is something for every type of merchant to learn from while at ASD Market Week. Taking place during all four days of the show, the Independent Retailer Conference holds 15 minute, quick learning experiences directly on the show floors of ASD while also offering keynote and break-out sessions for attendees to enjoy complimentary as part of their ASD Market Week experience. Additionally, Source Direct – which is co-located at ASD Market Week – offers educational opportunities unique to sourcing professionals. For a full overview of education opportunities at ASD Market Week, click here.
Whether you are currently at ASD Market Week or following along from afar, join in the online conversations happening now by using hashtags #ASDShow and #IRC via social media to see what you may be missing. Plus, save the dates of March 11 – March 14, 2018 to join ASD again and explore over 2,900 vendors for your retail business.
Photo Details: SHOLDIT® Founder Angela Lee (left) with Maggie Thorne at the SHOLDIT® booth at ASD Market Week.