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6 Amazing Local Brands That Call Tennessee Home

Local businesses are prime examples of everyday treasures; they hold a kind of magic that’s all their own. Why is it that whenever we are on the road we seek them out and eagerly patronize them? Perhaps it is their down-to-earth and tried-and-true

5 Sustainable Brands You’ll Find at IGES

Despite the digitized modern world we live in, today’s consumers still care deeply about the natural environment and want to show that love with sustainable purchases. Consider that in 2018, a whopping 67% of shoppers were willing to pay more for p

Using Google to Market Your Business Locally

Large or small,  Google’s products for retailers are extremely important for building awareness of your business, developing your customer base, and driving in-store and online sales. Let’s start with some fast statistics and insights that I’v

2021: The Year of the Road Trip

Did you know that 2021 is set to be the Year of the Great American Road Trip? Last year, many of us hit the road to shelter in place with family members. Later that summer, we took to exploring local areas and attractions once the cabin fever set in.

Is Tourism-Based Retail Recovering?

How our local and tourism-based retail businesses in the U.S. are recovering after being required to shut stores due to the pandemic. Learn about their plans for expansion, changing selling tactics, and rehiring. Retailers across the U.S. were forced

IGES Is Over, But You Can Shop The Show Year Round!

As you’ve read, our 2020 show happened safely and successfully. If you couldn’t attend, that’s okay, you can still show your favorite companies in case you need products for spring and summer. To help our attendees and exhibitors co