Spring Fair - 3-7 FEBRUARY 2019 - VOLUME OPENS 2 FEB

7-11 FEBRUARY 2021 - EVERYDAY SECTOR OPENS 6 FEB

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  • We sat down with Andrew Goodacre, CEO of Bira, to find out more about the current state of the retail industry and to discover what successful independent retailers are doing.
  • We sat down with Trend Bible to find out just how trends develop and to get a better insight into what they will be doing at the show. 
  • This year at Spring Fair, we have redesigned the show layout to give our visitors a seamless shopping experience in two key areas Gifts and Home & Living. 
  • Paper Mirchi, a greetings wholesale brand, was established when founder Rani found a gap in the market for handmade cotton paper wrappings and notebooks.
  • For 2020, these five living room trends are set to be on-trend. Perfect if you are looking to design a living room, or stock living room products in your retail store

  • For the first year, we are introducing The Club to Spring Fair. The Club rewards some of the most loyal visitors of both Spring & Autumn Fair with extra perks and benefits. 
  • Things are looking up for the UK’s department stores and two of the major retailers are joining together. All this and more in November's Retail News Roundup. 
  • Every year, the retail stores of London celebrate the holidays by creating stunning and magical Christmas window displays and 2019 has been no different.
  • The garden is increasingly evolving into an outdoor oasis. These four garden trends will help to turn the garden into a sanctuary in 2020.
  • If you are looking to buy wholesale fabrics and soft furnishings for your retail store, these 4 UK suppliers supply cushions, curtains, fabrics, rugs and more. 
  • It’s well and truly Christmas when the Christmas retail adverts arrive on the television, and in recent years – on YouTube. Here are some of our favourite 2019 Christmas ads. 
  • To help you make your mind up about exhibiting at Spring Fair 2020 we have put together a few reasons why our current exhibitors come to the show for their eyes. 
  • Spring Fair 2020 is creating a sustainability trail to highlight the sustainable exhibitors coming to the show. Take a look at some of the other initiatives. 
  • Cavanagh & Baker have a very diverse range of products. They sell 24 different wines, as well as cheeses, jams, chutneys, jars, butter, art and more, all made on the Isle of Wight.
  • Keel Toys are making sustainable changes including the launch of their new sustainable soft toy range Cuddleco. 
  • If you are looking to stock sustainable gifts in your retail store, we’ve rounded up a diverse range of 5 of our favourites.
  • Black Friday which takes place on the last Friday of every November has become an established holiday in the world of retail.
  • Ladelle was set up nearly 30 years ago with the goal of designing and creating beautiful high-quality homewares. They now offer an extensive range of kitchen accessories.
  • The retail industry is embracing private label in an effort to offer newness to their customers. All this and more in October’s Retail News Roundup. 
  • Kitchens are at the heart of the home. These 5 2020 kitchen trends are innovative and beautiful yet functional and practical.
  • An increasing number of retailers are integrating private brands into their merchandise. While this can be a great opportunity, there are also some hurdles to overcome.
  • In the Play & Tech sector at Spring Fair you will find some of the most innovative and exciting wholesale toy suppliers in the retail industry.
  • The Spring Fair 2020 Birmingham trade show is the largest retail marketplace in the UK, hosting over 2500 exhibitors and over 50’000 visitors.
  • Autumn Winter 2020 fashion trends are celebrating men and women instead of trying to shape them into an unrealistic ideal of what they should look like.
  • Spring Fair sees over 50’000 visitors every year looking to source beautiful and innovative products for a variety of different retail stores. 
  • We sat down with Widdop & Co Director Stephen Illingsworth to find out how the gift company has changed over the past century and to discover their plans for the future.

  • Differentiating your brand from competitors is an important step to standing out. There are four main ways retail brands can differentiate themselves from competitors. 
  • The UK retail industry generated £381 billion in 2018. British people love to shop and they have a very strong shopping culture. 
  • Coming into 2020, retailers looking to take advantage of this surge in beauty sales should keep an eye on these 5 wholesale beauty products.
  • A wholesale distributor is a business that trades goods for profit. If you are looking to start a retail wholesale business these are the necessary steps you will need to take. 
  • At Spring Fair we are always striving to deliver the best show yet. This year, we’ve kicked it up a notch with our Spring Fair 2020 theme. 
  • Spring Fair 2020 is kicking up the newness that inspires the retail industry and ensures its continued success, here is a sneak peek of some of the newness that you can expect. 
  • Around 400 brands that will be coming to Spring Fair 2020 have British made products. Take a look at the reason they are so popular and some of the brands that supply them. 
  • Halloween is a fun way for retailers to bring a temporary experience into their store. Here are some Halloween marketing ideas you should take advantage of.
  • Thinking of You Week inspires people to connect with their loved ones by sending greetings cards with positive messages.
  • It can be expensive and time consuming to open a physical store, so it is imperative that the location of the retail store is well thought through and researched.
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