Autumn Fair

5-8 September 2021 | NEC BIRMINGHAM

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Search through all the articles within The Community, Autumn Fair's online hub where we shine a light on all the positive messages and stories from within the retail industry, as well as the latest news and updates about the show.
  • With its doors set to re-open for the first time in 18 months from the 5th – 8th September at the NEC Birmingham, Autumn Fair will be the largest must-attend event for the autumn buying season crossing the Home, Gift, Fashion, Design & Source sectors.

  • Bringing retro into 2021... 
  • A nostalgic trip down memory lane to discuss all things Rainbow Designs as they celebrate their 50th anniversary.  

    Comments from Zara Grindrod, Director of Sales and Marketing at Rainbow Designs, The Home of Classic Characters:

  • There’s no avoiding the fact that post-pandemic consumers will continue to shop online, so making sure your digital and physical retail experiences match up is crucial. Here are 6 top tips to help you do just that…

  • Discover the feathery trend that's soaring above the rest...


  • Autumn Fair will return in-person on 5th – 8th September 2021

    New for 2021, fashion show Moda will co-locate with Autumn Fair

    Industry leading brands set to appear on the exhibitor line-up

  • Join us on an adventure through the most tropical enduring trend... 

  • Hyve Group is delighted to announce the launch of the Spring & Autumn Fair Online Marketplace. The Online Marketplace takes the wholesale home, gift, and fashion business online, enabling trade with existing and new global partners throughout the year.

  • From online shopping to changing product trends, there’s no denying that the pandemic has caused a paradigm shift in the way consumers shop. We've broken down just a few of these new priorities. 
  • Autumn Fair's going interstellar with this twinkling enduring trend... 
  • As retail reopens, we’re on the lookout for the very best resources to help our community get back on their feet. That’s why we’re delighted to announce The Giftware Association’s Gift Stop forum. Read on to find out more about our partner’s brand-new forum…
  • All the insight from Spring Fair @Home at your fingertips! 
  • As retail prepares to reopen across the UK, here are some of our top tips. 

  • Find out more about upcoming trends and insights in the jewellery industry, as well as key advice for jewellery businesses looking to succeed. 
  • Get our 5 top tips for growing a loyal customer base. 

  • As retail prepares to wake up from its lockdown hibernation, how can you ensure you bring your shop back with a strategy that’s better than ever?

  • Take a look at one of the most buzzworthy trends at Autumn Fair...
  • Find out what the 2021 Spring Budget means for retailers. 
  • If there’s anything good that came out of 2020 it has to be the Shop Small trend. Find out how collaborating with other local retailers could give you the edge in 2021. 
  • Access our downloadable write up from Autumn Fair @ Home September 2020. 
  • The Puppet Company outline their Committed to Christmas promotion. 
  • Pro buyer Samm Swain shares her tricks of the trade for landing the perfect range. 
  • Autumn Fair @ Home may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover the latest must-haves handpicked from our exhibitor community. 

  • Consumers are becoming more educated and are now using their purchasing power in more conscious ways. From looking for ethical, sustainable pieces to wanting to support local artisans, the power of th ...
  • Autumn Fair @ Home may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover the latest must-haves within the Summerhouse, handpicked from our exhibitor community. 

  • Discover some of Trend Bible’s vital advice and insight into dealing with unexpected events and future-proofing your business.

  • Autumn Fair @ Home may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still discover the latest must-haves within the gift sector, handpicked from our exhibitor community. Find out who featured on the line ...
  • 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 something different to pass the time.

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