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.


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 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.


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

How to Set Up An Instagram Shop in 6.5 Easy Steps

How to Set Up An Instagram Shop in 6.5 Easy Steps

A few months ago, I taught you how to set up a Facebook page and shop for your retail store. Now I’m back to help you learn how to set up a shoppable Instagram account in 6.5 easy steps. In order to create shoppable Instagram posts where your customers can purchase...

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3 Steps to Starting a Liquidation Business

3 Steps to Starting a Liquidation Business

You’ve probably heard the term liquidation but may not know exactly what it is. In the world of business, it is the process that a business uses to pay their debts by selling their goods and assets. A liquidation company buys the goods at a discount and then resells...

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CBD — Is It Right for Your Store?

CBD — Is It Right for Your Store?

CBD. You’ve heard about it. Someone you know swears by its benefits, but what is CBD? And more importantly, should you be carrying it in your store? With so much hype about CBD, Project CBD says “along with a growing awareness of cannabidiol as a potential health aid...

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Where Small Businesses Are at Right Now During the Pandemic

Where Small Businesses Are at Right Now During the Pandemic

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has upended life as we know it. Since late March when social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines hit the U.S., businesses everywhere have worked to keep their employees and community safe while still keeping their business open and...

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ASD Online Market: Your Direct Line to Retail Vendors

ASD Online Market: Your Direct Line to Retail Vendors

Are you tired of waiting for live events to shop for high margin products for your store? ASD Market Week is excited to announce the launch of ASD Online Market, your opportunity to explore retail products (including some with unheard-of sales and exclusive specials),...

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