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Are You Among the Industry's Brightest? TGA
The best minds in travel goods will be at The International Travel Goods Show April 5-7, 2017. And if you want to be counted among them, you'll need to get badged for The Show, taking place in Las Vegas, NV. You'll see more new travel items debut here than any other place in the world – this is the hands-on product knowledge you need to make informed ordering decisions the rest of the year. It only takes a minute to register here. Do it now. Be informed and in the know.
Book Show Space. Make Serious Sales TGA
It's not too late to exhibit at The International Travel Goods Show – the biggest gathering of travel goods retailers on the planet – taking place April 5-7, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV. There are still a few spaces available, and if you want exposure and access to the best retailers of travel products, this is your chance. The Show will sell out, so don't delay. Read up on The Show with the prospectus, download the exhibitor application, or contact Cathy Hays, email@example.com, 877-842-1938, x-707, and put yourself in front of the best retailers in the business.
Exhibiting at The Show? Save Time, Get Badged Now TGA
Every second of time at The International Travel Goods Show is precious. So save yourself a busload of time by registering for your exhibitor badges now. All it takes is a minute with our online exhibitor badge registration page. Do it now, and save valuable time – because when you're at The Show, every second saved could be a new order written.
Take Action Now to Stop the BAT TGA
Please join more than 4,500 of your industry colleagues in contacting your Members of Congress today to oppose the costly Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). To date, your colleagues have sent more than 14,000 emails and letters to Members of Congress to fight the initiative that would impose income taxes on imports from all countries, jeopardize millions of important U.S. apparel and footwear jobs, and raise prices on everyday consumer products.
Safe Skies has an agreement with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to manufacture and distribute TSA luggage locks. Airport security has master tools to open, inspect and relock TSA Safe Skies® luggage locks rather than clipping the locks during mandatory checked baggage inspections at U.S. airports, allowing travelers to reuse these special luggage locks. TSA Safe Skies luggage locks are also approved by the Canadian, Australian, Israeli, German, UK and Swiss governments. MORE
AAFA Releases Updated Restricted Substances List SOURCING JOURNAL
The American Apparel and Footwear Association has issued the 18th edition of its Restricted Substances List (RSL), which includes additions and changes to the regulations covering chemicals in apparel, footwear and finished home textiles around the world. READ MORE
Pioneering in smart locks and intelligent-access security systems, eGeeTouch® patented and award-winning smart locks are embedded with state-of-art Dual Intelligent Proximity, Vicinity Tracking® and Smart Identification technologies. eGeeTouch® is all about safeguarding personal belongings and elevating travels through a hassle-free user experience. No key, no digit-wheels dial, no code memorizing equals no fuss. Simply pair with a Bluetooth smartphone (both iOS & Android), smart watches or tap a NFC-enabled fob or tag to secure and unlock luggage. MORE
The New Air Travel Device Restrictions Have Arrived – Here's What You Need to Know MASHABLE
The latest Trump travel madness? A device ban. And not just a device ban, but a device ban for certain flights, from certain countries, for certain devices. It's insane. But we're gonna unpack it for you. Here's the deal. READ MORE
Travel Groups Say They Support Enhanced Security Measures but Want to Hear Justification for Electronics Ban THE WASHINGTON POST
Executives at two major U.S. travel groups say they support efforts to make air travel more secure, but say U.S. officials must give travelers a clearer understanding of why they have banned passengers from carrying personal electronics on certain U.S.-bound flights from eight Muslim-majority nations. READ MORE
Skift’s Most Interesting Travel Startups 2017 SKIFT
These startups were selected on the virtues of offering unique solutions to corporate travel challenges, having industry-leading positions in the field, and helping to push forward the innovation that is desperately needed across corporate travel. Many startups didn’t make the list, often because their product offerings echo too strongly those of other startups that are more established. READ MORE
Could There Be a Law Against Excessive Business Travel? NBC NEWS
Quietly dreading your next business trip? You're not alone. A recent study found that employees who frequently travel may be sick of their "hypermobile" work lives, but don't address the issue because they feel powerless. The new research from England's University of Surrey determined two types of employees: the flourishing hypermobile and the floundering hypermobile. READ MORE
DOT Shelves Rule That Would Toughen Airline Reporting Requirements TRAVEL WEEKLY
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has delayed the implementation of a regulation that would toughen airlines' reporting requirements for mishandled baggage. The rule will now take effect on Jan. 1, 2019, instead of at the start of next year, according to a Federal Register posting on Tuesday. READ MORE
Nike CEO: 'Digital Is the Foundation' of Retail Now YAHOO FINANCE
Digital shopping has been disrupting brick-and-mortar retail for years and years. And if any consumer brand or retail chain is just now deciding that digital is now the bedrock of retail, not just an additive option, it’s far too late for them. READ MORE
3 Social Media Tools Entrepreneurs Should Be Using Every Day ENTREPRENEUR
As fun and interactive as social media looks on the surface, its use for branding purposes can actually be quite difficult without the proper resources. Here are three tools to incorporate into your social media efforts to help maximize your own ROI. READ MORE
Retail CFOs Expect 5% Sales Growth This Year INVESTOPEDIA
Retail chief financial officers expect a positive year for retail sales, driven – of course – by online sales, according to data from BDO’s 2017 Retail Compass Survey of CFOs. READ MORE
The End of Culture Fit
Companies are beginning to drop the idea of culture fit altogether. As more companies shift their recruiting focus towards intentional diversity and inclusion efforts, they’re reframing their thinking to how diverse candidates can add to their culture – not fit into it. READ MORE
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