NRF: Retail Imports Remain Strong Despite Tariffs

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain at near-record levels in October despite a new round of tariffs that took effect in September, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Trade Shows
IHA To Hold 2017 Global Forum

The International Housewares Association will hold its 2017 Global Forum, September 17 to 19, in Miami. It is open to housewares suppliers new to the international arena or veteran sales executives wanting to grow their global business.

Trade Shows
Source Direct Partners With NY Now

Source Direct, an import/export trade show group in the U.S., will be expanding to New York by partnering with NY Now. The expansion will launch at the NY Now winter market, to be held February 5 to 8, 2017, at the Javits Convention Center.