California Gift Show 7/14

Calendar

18
Friday
9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Show Floor
Details:

Show Floor Open

Start:
10:00am
End:
11:00am
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: SnapRetail

Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Vine?  The number of social media networks continues to grow. Gain the latest insight on which are best for your store and customers, and see real examples of how other retailers have used social media to build awareness, find new customers, and increase store traffic.

Start:
1:00pm
End:
2:00pm
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: Lynn Switanowski-Barrett, president, Creative Business Consulting Group

Retailers today are pressed like never before. More to do with less people to do it is the norm across many retail store landscapes. So how can you (and should you) take some critical time each week to insure that your efforts are paying off and that your business in on the right track to sales and profitability this year and every year. This seminar offers a plan for retailers to review, repair and re-strategize their business each week based on a 30 minute business review plan. We’ll share how taking the time to track key elements in your business can actually save you money and improve your performance- in 30 minutes! Join us and learn why 30 minutes of review and save you hours of heartache later for your retail business.

Start:
3:00pm
End:
4:00pm
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: Lynn Switanowski-Barrett, president, Creative Business Consulting Group

Do you love coming to market and finding fantastic new products? Do you imagine how they will sell as soon as they are unpacked? This session helps you translate “the perfect item” on the show floor to a profitable product that flies off your shelf. To propel your store profits, you need a strategic merchandise plan from start to finish. You’ll review:
-How to think more strategically about buying for your store
-How to develop a profitable buying strategy tied to sales results you expect
-How to create merchandise departments and classifications to improve buying efficiency at market
-How to coordinate product and marketing strategies for maximum sales results
-How to regularly monitor the performance of your merchandise assortment

19
Saturday
9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Show Floor
Details:

Show Floor Open

Start:
10:00am
End:
11:00am
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: SnapRetail

Pinterest is the fastest growing social network ever, with more than 80 million people pinning and repinning daily. Learn the basics and best practices for using Pinterest to inspire your customers and drive store sales. Actual retailer examples will be shared.

Start:
1:30pm
End:
2:30pm
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: Dan Jablons, president, Retail Smart Guys 

Discover the industry secrets that successful retailers know, and learn how to implement these changes into your business to find better cash flow, better profitability, and more fun at your store!

Start:
3:00pm
End:
4:00pm
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: Dan Jablons, president, Retail Smart Guys 

You don't want to miss this in depth seminar session where Dan will teach you how to maximize the relationship with your vendor, so you can get better pricing, better terms, and better sell thru.

20
Sunday
9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Show Floor
Details:

Show Floor Open

Start:
10:00am
End:
11:00am
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: SnapRetail 

Email remains the single most effective way to drive store sales, but only if you do it right. Learn best practices for list management, email design and sending strategies to maximize your email marketing campaigns.

Start:
11:00am
End:
12:00pm
Where:
South Hall, end of the 2100 aisle
Details:

Presented By: SnapRetail 

All SnapRetail customers and those interested in learning more are invited to join the customer forum where SnapRetail experts will provide information on the latest features and best practices to make the most of  a SnapRetail subscription. Meet other retailers and bring your questions and ideas - refreshments provided!

21
Monday
9:00am -
Start:
9:00am
End:
6:00pm
Where:
Show Floor
Details:

Show Floor Open