TRENDS & RETAIL EDUCATION

ASD Market Week is more than a consumer goods trade show. We are a go-to source for education on how to start, grow, and run retail businesses of all types. Our in-person and online resources have all you need to help you understand what’s trending in retail today.

LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Attend free educational sessions at ASD Market Week and learn from the experts.

Barbara Wold

Retail Industry Expert

Tim Jordan

Private Label Expert

Abelardo Flores

Latin Business Expert

Robyn Johnson

E-commerce Expert

ASD RETAIL BUSINESS GUIDES

 

ASD Market Week retail business guides offer free information to help your business succeed. Download our latest guides below.

Mastering Store Merchandising:
A How-To Guide for Retailers

The ultimate checklist to get your customers to checkout. Command attention and drive traffic with these quick merchandising ideas.

How to Succeed at Amazon Selling Part 1: How to Set Up Your Amazon Store

The first in a series of Amazon selling essentials. Use this primer to do it right the first time and start building profits right away.

How to Create Successful Private Label Opportunities

Explore all sides of private label – the numbers, launching your line, and legal. Nothing is left out of our most popular resource ever.

The ASD Retail Report: Trending Product & Categories

Spotlight on the top trends we’ve collected straight from our vendors. This report has loads of pictures to inspire your best sales.

ASD BLOG

Check out the ASD Blog for more retail resources. Here are a few of our most popular blog posts.

How to Create a Fantastic Retail Store Environment

How to Create a Fantastic Retail Store Environment

What first impression does your retail store make on customers? Is it driving them to come inside? Is it leading them to browse effortlessly and comfortably? Are they able to easily locate what they’re looking for or do they leave in frustration to find it elsewhere?...

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The Art & Science of Modern Retail Merchandising

The Art & Science of Modern Retail Merchandising

I sat down with DeAnna McIntosh of Retail Evolved in order to discuss the lost art, and science, of merchandising. What started as detailed discussion on planning, trends and in-store selling quickly became something much, much more. In this episode, we discussed over...

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4 Online Marketplaces to Find Wholesale Inventory

4 Online Marketplaces to Find Wholesale Inventory

The effects of the coronavirus send continual ripples through our retail world. The largest online marketplaces –– Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and Target –- are making large changes that are affecting retailers and sellers alike. The changes in consumer demand, delayed...

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Use Your Values to Create a Retail Business You Love

Use Your Values to Create a Retail Business You Love

Welcome to Let's Talk a Little Shop, a podcast created by ASD Market Week. Let's talk a little shop aims to help small businesses navigate the rapidly changing retail landscape, whether you own a brick and mortar store or an online seller, or both this podcast...

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10 Ways Retailers Can Succeed at Email Marketing

10 Ways Retailers Can Succeed at Email Marketing

SEO, SEM and email marketing are usually the top three best performing marketing channels for retailers in terms of generating customer sales. Here are 10 expert tips for creating emails that convert into sales revenue. With so many advanced marketing tools at our...

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3 Creative Ways to Use Merchandising to Drive Sales

3 Creative Ways to Use Merchandising to Drive Sales

Looking for more attention or more foot traffic?  Would you like to get more people talking and posting about your business? Try something unexpected. Yes, unexpected. Visual merchandising is often about creating something unexpected that gets a busy or focused...

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