Excuse Us While We Gush About Exhibitors
Innovative. Impressive. Comfy Cozy. High Performance. Essential. Our exhibitor lineup for The 2023 Travel Goods Show is all this and more. Here are just a few: Heritage Travelware. Solo New York. NOMATIC. Mobile Edge. HYDAWAY. READ MORE
- Attendees, meet these exhibitors and more — register here for your badge.
- Exhibitors, reserve your booth here — we’ll gush about you, too.
Hands On and a Leg Up
More and more people are vacating their offices in favor of seeing the world while working on the fly – and travel goods manufacturers are stepping up to help these remote workers realize their dreams. Read about the “Best Travel Gear for Digital Nomads” here.
Travel gear that makes travel docs and other small essentials easier to get to with speedy-access storage. Another makes children’s lives easier. It’s what we’re BUZZing about here.
China Just Ran into Something That Could Be Even More Devastating for Its Supply Chains Than COVID-19 Lockdowns: A Record Heat Wave
COVID-19 lockdowns in China threw a wrench into global supply chains earlier this year, causing shipping and production delays worldwide, and hindering economic growth. Now, the country is facing another major threat — and this one could be even worse for the economy. READ MORE
To Make Better Hires, Learn What Predicts Success
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
The current talent struggles of U.S. companies are hardly a new trend. A PwC survey dating 15 years back cited that 93% of CEOs recognized the need to change their strategy for attracting and retaining talent. If organizations have been trying to improve their hiring outcomes for so long, then why are so many still struggling? The short answer is that companies often spend too little time improving how they define and track performance. READ MORE
NOMATIC are the creators of versatile bags that inspire confidence for people who live on the move.
NOMATIC began when two cousins, Jon Richards and Jacob Durham, designed an innovative wallet and launched it on Kickstarter. They expected to get about 50 orders; however, more than 6,000 people backed their campaign. Since then, they have launched multiple crowdfunding campaigns and shipped products to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. NOMATIC continues to innovate products by listening to what consumers want, prioritizing quality, and creating the best functional products to help you easily navigate your adventurous travels and everyday life.
Contact Wholesale@Nomatic.com. VISIT NOMATIC.COM
Don’t Make These Common Car Rental Mistakes
THE SEATTLE TIMES
“Take the time to know the vehicle you are renting,” spokesperson Lisa Martini told me. “Learn how to operate essential functions, like where the seat levers are located and how to operate the infotainment system.” And, of course, what type of fuel the car requires. READ MORE
She Had an AirTag in Her Lost Luggage. It Led Police to a Baggage Handler’s Home.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
An airport worker in Florida was charged with two counts of grand theft after a tracking device aided a sheriff’s investigation. READ MORE
Established in 1978 by a team of aerospace engineers, Sinox has since grown into a world-renowned security lock manufacturer distinguished for its innovative design and production of quality locks.
Over 44 years of experience supported by a team of 50 designers and engineers, our locks have won much acclaim among our global clients.
Contact: Anna Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org. VISIT SINOXLOCK.COM
Best Softside Luggage of 2022
If you’re looking to invest in a new piece of luggage for an upcoming vacation or road trip, you have a lot of options. While some people may prefer pricier polycarbonate luggage or aluminum luggage, most shoppers opt for softside luggage. Made with materials such as polyester and woven nylon, softside luggage provides decent protection at a much more affordable price. Here are some of the best softside luggage options available online, based on user reviews. READ MORE
How to Work with the Right Instagram Influencers
SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER
Want to sell more on Instagram? Could working with micro-influencers help you reach more of the right people? In this article, you’ll learn how to find and work with niche Instagram influencers and discover why they can become the ideal ambassadors for your brand. READ MORE
10 Best Pieces of Luggage for International Travel
Check out our top picks for the best options on the block at every price point and luggage type (including duffle bags, hard luggage, and everything in between), whether you’re checking your bag or stowing it in the overhead bins, so you can put your mind at ease as you prepare for takeoff. READ MORE
Retailers Stumble Adjusting to More Selective Shoppers
THE NEW YORK TIMES
In earnings reports this week, companies showed it has been a struggle to adapt to a consumer mindset that is vastly different from what it was during much of the pandemic. READ MORE
Here’s How to Handle Lost Luggage, According to One Travel Expert
Among the many travel snafus you can experience when you fly the friendly skies, losing your luggage is perhaps the most unnerving — especially if it happens when you’re on your trip and you’re stuck wondering how you’ll manage without your belongings. Before you panic, there are several steps you should take to ensure you’ll be reunited with your stuff ASAP. READ MORE
Security Trends for Start-up Retailers to Drive Better Customer Experience and Business Intelligence
How can physical security technologies benefit your business? Keep reading as this guide talks you through the latest security technologies and how retailers can use them to create a more cohesive overall security strategy and improve the customer experience. READ MORE
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- Yep. We’re Name Dropping! (TGA)
- The U.S. Supply Chain Is Now Facing Two Trade Hurdles (CNBC)
- In a Bid to Win Back Consumer Spending, Retailers Are Betting on Travel (MODERNRETAIL)
- Tech Hacks to Make Traveling Right Now Less of a Headache (THE NEW YORK TIMES)
- If You Practice Any of these 7 Habits Your Leadership Skills Are Probably Better Than Most Bosses (INC.)