Bringing the world to the UK
Brand new to Spring Fair, Sourcing is your new, trend-driven buying destination to meet home décor, contract textile and gift manufacturers from international fabricating countries including Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. An easier, cheaper and more effective sourcing platform for visitors by cutting out the hassle of travelling overseas, and a way to meet the UK and European retail market for manufacturers and suppliers.
Sourcing will also inspire and spark creativity with trend forecasts by Color Hive, Spring & Autumn Fair’s official colour and trend partner that look out at colours, textures and products 24 months ahead, while a dedicated theatre space, Design and Source will feature thought-provoking talks around trends, sourcing techniques and design inspiration.
The source for...
Gifting / Cookware / Home furnishings / Textiles / Toys /
Private label opportunities / White label goods
Exclusive to Sourcing
Designed to maximise your time at the show, the Club Platinum will help you plan for Spring Fair while enjoying exclusive visitor benefits:
- Contribution to your accommodation and travel costs
- Dedicated one-on-one support with pre-event planning and using the Spring Fair Match app
- Unlimited access to the Sourcing Buyer Lounge
Design and Source
A dedicated stage that addresses the professional and educational needs of buyers that manage multiple stores and those who want to source internationally. The source for design inspiration and trend insight. Gain expert advice and learn how to develop your ideas into finished products.
Opportunities in Sourcing
Offering freshly sourced private label goods can keep retailers interesting and innovative. While sourcing private label goods can be a great opportunity, there are also some hurdles to overcome. Find out how by reading the full article.
Video: On Private Label
Why it's the perfect next step for retailers
The Spring and Autumn Fair team asked retail experts, Karl McKeever, Cate Trotter and Jeremy Corner for their top tips when considering venturing into private label and why it's more important than ever to start as a way to set yourself apart from your competition.
Sourcing has its own dedicated entrance in Hall 18, adjacent to the busy Living and The Summerhouse sectors. The hall features a dedicated theatre space, Sourcing Immersive which will bring to life colours and textures through thought-provoking installations and talks.