Monthly Archives: May 2018

4 Insights from the 2018 Global Retailing Conference

Jon Bibo attended the Global Retailing Conference (GRC) in Tucson, AZ, for the 4th consecutive year and shares his thoughts on this exciting conference that addresses hot topics in the world of retail. The GRC is one of my favorite and most thought-provoking Conferences each year. The GRC is held in conjunction with the Terry [...]

By |2018-08-22T21:37:43-05:00May 14th, 2018|Conferences & Shows|1 Comment

2018 Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show (SLTS): A Growing Show for Collegiate Merchandise

Paula Haerr and Jon Bibo spent the week at the SLTS in Vegas and here are some of their insights and observations. Plenty of Fish in the Collegiate Licensed Merchandise Sea ICBA has attended SLTS the last 3 years and has seen the show grow in 3 [...]

By |2018-05-14T21:07:54-05:00May 14th, 2018|Conferences & Shows|0 Comments

Insights & Highlights from CES

Jon Bibo made it out of CES 2018 in one piece (barely) and shares his final thoughts on what he experienced:  So, my 27th CES is now in the rearview mirror. First time ever in Vegas without a single (beloved) Vegas Buffet!! Trust me, I didn’t starve myself. After some years at CES, I [...]

Rain, Rain, Go Away, 180,000 CES Attendees Want You to Come Another Day!

ICBA COO, Jon Bibo, continues his reports from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show with this recap of Day 1 and 2. Well, in 27 years at CES, I don’t remember having to buy an over-priced umbrella from the hotel gift shop—but this year, a steady rain throughout CES Day 1 made logistics even [...]

By |2018-05-14T21:09:57-05:00May 7th, 2018|Conferences & Shows|0 Comments