Inside Retail

  • If you have a website, you should consider it to be a key part of your sales team. Find out how to help you lay the foundations on your website to facilitate sales and boost your brand image. Amy Hobs ...
  • Autumn Fair @ Home may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover the latest must-haves within the living sector, handpicked from our exhibitor community. 
  • Lockdown has seen the spread of mental wellbeing and self-care into the hobby world. From crocheting to watercolours, creative pursuits have become more important than ever to consumers looking for so ...
  • Thinking of You Week

    18 Sep 2020
  • Autumn Fair @ Home may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover the latest must-haves within beauty and wellbeing, handpicked from our exhibitor community.
  • With Gift of the Year 2021 now open for entries, The Giftware Association has have seen some amazing products ALREADY being entered into this year’s competition.
  • Find how Mintel's customer predictions have changed and adapted in light of the coronavirus pandemic. 
  • We are delighted to be working with MADE51 for both Spring and Autumn Fair. We've been talking to MADE51 to learn a little more about them and their unique business model.
  • Ahead of Autumn Fair @ Home, Naomi Pollard, Head of Home & Interiors at Trend Bible, shares a preview of next season's trends. 
  • Ahead of Autumn Fair @ Home we sat down with indie owner Samantha Gibbs to discuss her upcoming panel session. 
  • Ahead of Autumn Fair @ Home we sat down with retail expert Therese Øertenblad to discuss her upcoming panel session. 
  • How to optimise your website to maximise sales. 
  • Our exhibitors are the people who make our shows so special, and we always love to shine a spotlight on our favourites. We sat down with Peter and Sue Lockey, owners and founders of Wilberry Toys and ...
  • How has the lockdown impacted the arts and crafts world? 
  • With lockdowns easing and business getting back to normal, what does the future look like for our high streets?
  • For 2021 we are refuelling UK retail in a post-Covid world. During the lockdown, Hyve Group’s UK shows have been a beacon for retail, offering a platform to celebrate kindness, provide inspiration, an ...
  • Our partners, The Giftware Association, proudly announce the 2020 Gift of the Year competition. 
  • Aceville Publications has launched ‘Create Cook Do’, an online platform designed to deliver free at-home entertainment at the touch of a button, packed full of content from the publishing group's exte ...
  • Autumn Fair @ HOME

    03 Aug 2020
    Discover our virtual forum, Autumn Fair @HOME, taking place on 8th and 9th September 2020.
  • Find out how the pandemic has affected this home and interior trends for this year. 
  • In partnership with Modern Retail, Spring Fair was proud to host the Good Retail Awards back in February to discover the best of the best in the industry for 2020. You can revisit the winning line up ...
  • Whether you’re wondering how to make your shop look enticing whilst following the Government’s Covid Secure guidelines or you just want to refresh your space, visual merchandising is key. To help you ...
  • The UK, and London in particular, have long been heralded as the champions of innovative design and cutting-edge style in a number of industries, and it’s no secret that the retail market is one of Br ...
  • Autumn Fair partner The Giftware Association have announced their winner for this year’s Gifts of Hope competition. Read more about the competition and winners Dragonfly Dichroic here.
  • With consumer behaviour shifting throughout the lockdown period, we’ve taken a look into the new trends coming out of Covid-19.
  • Virtual Event 6-10th Jul If you are thinking about souring toys or looking for new toy product launches, come and join ‘Play-Time’ together from 6th -10th July with toy makers and manufacturers in Zhe ...
  • We’ve already shared the Government’s guidelines on making your shop a Covid Secure environment, but how can you ensure your customers feel safe? Here are a few of our top tips. 
  • Sourcing great products and materials from around the world is always important but does prove more challenging in this current environment.
  • If the coronavirus crisis has done nothing else, it has highlighted the need for us all to take better care of the planet. During the global lockdown, carbon emissions worldwide decreased by 17% and i ...
  • Why has wellbeing become such a big industry? We track down the answers, so that you don't have to!

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