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Insights from the 2020 Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show

The ICBA team just returned from the 2020 Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show (SLTS) in Las Vegas. Here are their key insights and observations that are relevant for ICBA Members and that will affect the college store market: If you are not that familiar [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

What’s Up & Coming in Technology: The Best Takeaways from CES 2020 for College Stores

Jon Bibo represented ICBA at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). He shares insights on what's up and coming in technology, and how college stores can benefit. Another CES is in the rearview mirror (of a self-driving car!). This was my 28th straight [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

2019 ASD Market Week & Las Vegas Market: Highlights & Opportunities for College Stores

ICBA's Jon Bibo and Paula Haerr just returned from “Hot” Vegas, where they attended the Las Vegas Market and the ASD Market Week Conferences (after dealing with 113-degree temps in the shade, a city-wide swarm of grasshoppers, and flood warnings). Here are their observations and insights that impact ICBA [...]

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|1 Comment

The ICBA Team Explores Possibilities for College Stores at the Internet Retailer & GlobalShop Conferences

The ICBA Team recently attended the Internet Retailer Conference & Expo (IRCE) and the GlobalShop Conference which, for the first time, were presented together as part of a larger Conference called Retail X. Together, the events attracted 600+ exhibitors (including ICBA Partners NetSuite, Bronto, and SmartTraffik) and 20,000+ attendees (with [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments

Retail Trends at the 2019 Global Retailing Conference

Jon Bibo attended the Global Retailing Conference (GRC) in Tucson, AZ, for the 5th consecutive year and shares his thoughts on this exciting conference that addresses hot topics and the latest strategies in the world of retail.    The GRC is one of my favorite and most thought-provoking Conferences [...]

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|1 Comment

CES 2019: Technology is Here, There, & Everywhere!

Jon Bibo represented ICBA at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Jon shares his observations on what's up and coming in technology, and how college stores can benefit. CES 2019 marked my 28th consecutive year attending this “little” get-together of technology, electronics, lifestyle, [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: Conferences & Shows, ICBA Blog - General|0 Comments