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A Look Inside ASD MarketWeek and Las Vegas Market

Jon Bibo and Paula Haerr from ICBA just attended two major shows in Las Vegas: ASD MarketWeek and the Las Vegas Market. Here are their observations and insights that impact ICBA Members… ASD and Las Vegas Market (LVM) are two completely different shows that occur simultaneously in the rotisserie/broiler known as summer [...]

By |2018-08-22T21:35:06-05:00August 22nd, 2018|Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

Trends Spotted at the 2018 D&H BTS Show

Celebrating 100 Years of innovative distribution, the D&H Higher Education division welcomed college stores to its 21st BTS show in Lancaster, PA in mid-June. As D&H co-president Michael Schwab pointed out in his welcoming comments, college stores are very important to D&H since they serve today’s college students who will become the corporate [...]

By |2018-08-22T20:45:08-05:00August 22nd, 2018|Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

Team ICBA Explores eCommerce Possibilities at IRCE 2018

“In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible” - Seth Godin, author With the Internet Retailer Conference ( taking place in Chicago this week (just a couple of miles from the ICBA office), it [...]

By |2018-06-15T18:00:47-05:00June 15th, 2018|Conferences & Shows|0 Comments

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

ICBA Preps for CES

ICBA’s Jon Bibo is attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas for the 27th consecutive year and will be sharing insights and observations during the week-long Mega-Conference & Trade Show. Here are his thoughts as he preps for CES. I started attending CES in 1992 and each year, I can honestly say that [...]

By |2018-04-26T20:25:36-05:00April 26th, 2018|Conferences & Shows|0 Comments
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