Sessions

Info for July 2019. Check Back for March 2020 Show.

Saturday, July 27, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • N247
Master your digital marketing strategy by attending this one day deep dive! Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender will be sharing best practices and tips on how to improve your business by making the most of your digital marketing strategy. Register Today for $109 before Special Rate pricing ends July 4th.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Georganne Bender
Partner
KIZER & BENDER Speaking
Speaker/Presenter
Rich Kizer
Partner
Kizer & Bender

    Saturday, July 27, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • N107
    SourceDirect Private Label Workshops hosted by the Private Label Insider  E-commerce is growing at an exponential rate. More and more brands are taking their business online and going to where the customers are searching for their products. No matter if you are just getting started or want to take your retail... Read More
    Speaker(s)
    Presenter
    Brandon Andrews
    Founder
    The Private Label Insider
    Track(s)

      Sunday, July 28, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

      • N247
      Want to maximize your time at ASD Market Week? Hear from leading retailers who have mastered the art of navigating the ASD show floor to increase profits. Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, Founder & Publisher of Retail Minded, will moderate a discussion between two retailers to help you gain valuable information that... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Presenter
      Nicole Leinbach Reyhle
      Retail Minded
      • Regular Session

      Sunday, July 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

      • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
      Are you interested in getting started selling on Amazon? If so, this is the presentation you don’t want to miss. You'll learn how to setup an Amazon selling account, how Amazon FBA works, how to start sourcing inventory, and all the rules and best practices that will keep you selling... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Tyler Nelson
      Owner
      Tyler Nelson Consulting
      Track(s)
      • Regular Session

      Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

      • Central Hall Lobby
      There is one over looked strategy you must use to turn your team into Retail Rockstars that is fully supporting you.  Let’s stop the tug of war between you and them now!  Learn how to get everyone focused, excited, and reaching goals better than ever. If you want your business... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Cathy Wagner
      RETAILMavens
      Track(s)
      • Regular Session

      Sunday, July 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

      • C3133
      In the early days of Amazon, you could throw a product listing together with one image and some sparse bullets and it would sell, sell, sell. Today’s successful listing goes to a new level by creating a relevant and valuable experience for the potential buyer. With over ten years of... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Barbara Boschen
      Comerchant
      Track(s)
      • Regular Session

      Sunday, July 28, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

      • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
      New to SourceDirect? Learn the ins and outs of navigating the show floor and discover the tools and educational sessions available to ensure you have a profitable business experience....
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Jim Perrone
      PRESIDENT
      Sourcing Edge
      Speaker
      Nancy Yamada
      VIP Buyer Acquisition Director
      Emerald Expositions
      Track(s)
      • Regular Session

      Sunday, July 28, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

        It's never been easier for customers to find out about local businesses, or their competitors. Which means, if your business doesn't have an online presence and online experiences, you're falling behind. Find out how local businesses across the country are better connecting with customers and their communities....
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Nathan Lytle
        Fanbank
        Track(s)
        • Pop-Up Session

        Sunday, July 28, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

        • Central Hall Lobby
        The world of e-commerce is growing bigger and more complex every year. Online sellers now have to choose buyer personas to target, which marketplaces to sell on, and which software best suits their needs and ability to scale. With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites... Read More
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Tim Bildstein
        Sales Manager
        SellerActive
        Track(s)
        • Pop-Up Session

        Sunday, July 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

        • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
        Are you conflicted on which eCommerce business model to start or grow?  It’s the great debate in eCommerce…which business is the right one?  Is any model truly a safe or easy model these days?  Join our experts who together bring expertise from each of the most common approaches found amongst... Read More
        Speaker(s)
        Moderator
        Mr.  Eddie Levine
        President
        Wholesale Breakthrough
        Panelist
        Kim Coghlan
        PerryandKim.com
        Panelist
        MARK LE VINE
        CFO
        BUBBLEFAST
        Panelist
        Perry Coghlan
        PerryandKim.com
        Track(s)
        • Panel

        Sunday, July 28, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        • S231
        Katharyne Shelton was an early adopter of Facebook groups and has built her business on them.  She now owns multiple groups including three with membership in the five-figure range, as well as a YouTube channel with 17,000 subscribers. In today’s class, she explains: How to get your community started and... Read More
        Speaker(s)
        • Regular Session

        Sunday, July 28, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

        • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
        This session will cover the fundamentals of sourcing your products overseas. The panel will share their varied expertise covering the process of finding new suppliers, supply chain strategies as well as the art of negotiation and legal issues for newcomers to the industry....
        Speaker(s)
        Panelist
        Brandon Andrews
        Founder
        The Private Label Insider
        Panelist
        Jim Ullum
        Source International
        Panelist
        Sam Hayes
        President & Co-Founder
        Tango Trade
        Track(s)

          Sunday, July 28, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

          • Central Hall Lobby
          Repeat business is at the core of success for most retailers. In this session, Lightspeed will cover how loyalty programs can help your store grow and turn shoppers into loyal repeat buyers....
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          James Greco
          Lightspeed
          Track(s)
          • Pop-Up Session

          Sunday, July 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

          • Central Hall Lobby
          Customer service is like an election that’s held every day, and customers vote with their dollars. So here’s the question: What is it about your store that causes a customer to drive by competitors’ stores to get to yours? What’s new? What’s different? What’s exciting? In other words, what makes... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Georganne Bender
          KIZER & BENDER
          Speaker
          Rich Kizer
          Kizer & Bender
          Track(s)
          • Regular Session

          Sunday, July 28, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

          • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
          Amazon continues to dominate ecommerce with hundreds of millions of customers loyal to shopping on their site every day with one-day and two-day shipping. The Amazon gold mine still exists today, but as competition continues to increase, you can no longer depend solely on their marketplace for your revenue or... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Brandon Andrews
          Founder
          The Private Label Insider
          Track(s)
          • Regular Session

          Sunday, July 28, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

          Sunday, July 28, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

          • Central Hall Lobby
          If we ask you to explain what drove sales last week, could you answer with certainty? If not, we invite you to come to this session to learn why the Retail Equation should always be on top of your mind. You will learn how it can help you understand what... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          PATRICK THUOT
          SMS STORE TRAFFIC
          Track(s)
          • Pop-Up Session

          Sunday, July 28, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

          • Central Hall Lobby
          In 15 minutes or less we will share with you everything you need to know about how to create a sense of urgency with your buyers on eBay and Amazon and drive more sales to your growing business....
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Kim Wren
          Sku Vault
          Track(s)
          • Pop-Up Session

          Sunday, July 28, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

          • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
          Don’t send that wire and cross your fingers! Using online tools to lower supplier risk and gain access to financing! Importing goods can be complex, risky and nerve-wracking. SMBs have long had to take on more risk than desired because tools like Letter of Credit were not well-tailored to their... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Sam Hayes
          President & Co-Founder
          Tango Trade
          Track(s)
          • Regular Session

          Sunday, July 28, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

          • Show Floor, Booth #C3124
          Speaker(s)
            • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
            Speaker(s)
            Track(s)
            • Regular Session

            Sunday, July 28, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

            • Central Hall Lobby
            Your guide to designing and selecting products for the eager buyers on the planet: Generation Z.  Learn from this dynamic 15 year old how to make the big bucks by looking at the smaller details that entice her generation to spend their money...and their parents' money....
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Samantha Rosenbaum
            EcoFriendlySales.com
            Track(s)
            • Pop-Up Session

            Sunday, July 28, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

            • Grand Lobby Stage
            When falsely accused of selling counterfeit products, Sellers Rights provide Sellers with leverage to obtain retractions of the complaints and possibly recover SIGNIFICANT MONEY DAMAGES....
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            CJ Rosenbaum
            Rosenbaum Famularo, P.C.
            Track(s)
            • Regular Session

            Sunday, July 28, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

            • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
            Speaker(s)
            Track(s)
            • Regular Session

            Sunday, July 28, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

            • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
            After multiple brands launched on Amazon, Tim and his team have found that product selection is the biggest hurdle many Amazon sellers face. Too often, sellers enter highly competitive or over-saturated markets where success is next to impossible to achieve. In fact, many business are failing due to this one... Read More
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            TIM JORDAN
            AJ INDUSTRIES
            Track(s)
            • Regular Session

            Sunday, July 28, 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

            • Central Hall Lobby
            There are 4 steps to moving out the most inventory ever AND putting the most cash in your pocket. This is not about only doing a sale.  There is a science to all of retail inventory management – and this part is EASY to use once you know the 4... Read More
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Cathy Wagner
            RETAILMavens
            Track(s)
            • Pop-Up Session

            Sunday, July 28, 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

            • Central Hall Lobby
            The world of e-commerce is growing bigger and more complex every year. Online sellers now have to choose buyer personas to target, which marketplaces to sell on, and which software best suits their needs and ability to scale. With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites... Read More
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Tim Bildstein
            Sales Manager
            SellerActive
            Track(s)
            • Pop-Up Session

            Sunday, July 28, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

            • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
            Nuevo en SourceDirect? Aprende los mejores consejos para recorrer el show, descubre las herramientas y sesiones educativas disponibles para asegurarse de obtener la mayor rentabilidad en tu experiencia de negocios. ...
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            ABELARDO FLORES
            BYTCO
            Moderator
            Elkin Rodriguez
            New Business Development Manager
            Track(s)
            • Seminar

            Sunday, July 28, 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

              It's never been easier for customers to find out about local businesses, or their competitors. Which means, if your business doesn't have an online presence and online experiences, you're falling behind. Find out how local businesses across the country are better connecting with customers and their communities....
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Nathan Lytle
              Fanbank
              Track(s)
              • Pop-Up Session

              Sunday, July 28, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

              • C3124
              In this session Carlos will share with you how you can import from China directly to Mexico and save on tariffs.  Transition your business from a national to international economy....
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Carlos Marquez
              Track(s)
              • Keynote

              Monday, July 29, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

              • N247
              Want to maximize your time at ASD Market Week? Hear from leading retailers who have mastered the art of navigating the ASD show floor to increase profits. Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, Founder & Publisher of Retail Minded, will moderate a discussion between two retailers to help you gain valuable information that... Read More
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker/Presenter
              Nicole Leinbach Reyhle
              Retail Minded
              • Regular Session

              Monday, July 29, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

              • Show Floor, Booth #C3124
              Speaker(s)
                • Show Floor, Booth #C3124
                Speaker(s)

                  Monday, July 29, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                  • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                  It can be an overwhelming and exhilarating process to launch your first product. Making sure it's safe, product liability insurance obtained, getting it through Customs, handling your first sales, and your first returns. But how do you expand? What makes sense from a numbers perspective? From a customer perspective? And... Read More
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Rachel Greer Ex-Amazon Insider
                  Founder & Managing Partner, Ex-Amazon Insider
                  Cascadia Seller Solutions
                  Track(s)
                  • Regular Session

                  Monday, July 29, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                  • Central Hall Lobby
                  It's never been easier for customers to find out about local businesses, or their competitors. Which means, if your business doesn't have an online presence and online experiences, you're falling behind. Find out how local businesses across the country are better connecting with customers and their communities....
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Nathan Lytle
                  Fanbank
                  Track(s)
                  • Pop-Up Session

                  Monday, July 29, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                  • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                  Speaker(s)
                  Track(s)
                    • C3124
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)
                    • Keynote
                    • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)
                    • Regular Session

                    Monday, July 29, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                    • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                    This session will cover the fundamentals to help aid you through the sourcing process. The panel will discuss in-depth the quality control process, legal contracts, and logistics of getting the products from the factory to your warehouse....
                    Speaker(s)
                    Panelist
                    Brendan Coughlin
                    President / EVP
                    VServe eBusiness Solutions
                    Panelist
                    Sam Hayes
                    President & Co-Founder
                    Tango Trade
                    Track(s)
                    • Panel

                    Monday, July 29, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

                    • Central Hall Lobby
                    You’ll leave this session equipped with the information you need to ensure you are squeezing as much productivity out of your warehouse as possible. Topics covered include efficiency for routing, positioning of your hot-sellers on shelves and how “locations” in your warehouse can make or break how quickly your fulfill... Read More
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Kim Wren
                    Sku Vault
                    Track(s)
                    • Pop-Up Session

                    Monday, July 29, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                    • Central Hall Lobby
                    The world of e-commerce is growing bigger and more complex every year. Online sellers now have to choose buyer personas to target, which marketplaces to sell on, and which software best suits their needs and ability to scale. With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites... Read More
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Tim Bildstein
                    Sales Manager
                    SellerActive
                    Track(s)
                    • Pop-Up Session

                    Monday, July 29, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                    • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                    Speaker(s)
                    Track(s)

                      Monday, July 29, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                      • S231
                      Amazon’s KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) platform is a hot buzzword right now, but for Isaac and Katharyne, it’s a significant chunk of their business. In this workshop, we will introduce you to low content books and demonstrate how you can quickly create low content books and use them to enhance... Read More
                      Speaker(s)
                      • Regular Session

                      Monday, July 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

                      • Show Floor, Booth #C3124
                      Have you been toying with the idea of adding a new product line that’s wildly different from what you currently carry, but you’re just not sure how to do it? Good! It’s time to shake up your sales! Join creative industry veterans Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender and learn how... Read More
                      Speaker(s)
                      Moderator
                      Georganne Bender
                      Partner
                      KIZER & BENDER Speaking
                      Moderator
                      Rich Kizer
                      Kizer & Bender

                        Monday, July 29, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                        • Central Hall Lobby
                        15 year old Samantha Rosenbaum shows Sellers that when she and her friends are not on their phones, they are spending their parent’s money. Learn how you can cash in on this huge demographic by caring for the environment....
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Samantha Rosenbaum
                        EcoFriendlySales.com
                        Track(s)
                        • Pop-Up Session

                        Monday, July 29, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                        • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                        This interactive Q&A allows attendees to ask the panelists questions pertaining to sourcing and importing. Experts will address questions from the audience as well as answer questions that arose in previous seminar discussions leading up to this Q&A. We encourage an interactive dialogue where no sourcing topics are off limits.... Read More
                        Speaker(s)
                        Panelist
                        Elon Pollack
                        Panelist
                        Jim Ullum
                        Source International
                        Track(s)
                        • Panel

                        Monday, July 29, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                        • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                        Get an inside look on the pending Federal Cannabis Policies set to impact and shape cannabis industry regulations. Madisen Saglibene, Founder and Executive Director of Nevada NORML, will also discuss consumer advocacy for better business and satisfaction....
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Madisen Saglibene
                        Founder & Executive Director
                        Nevada NORML
                        Track(s)
                        Handout(s)

                          Monday, July 29, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                          • Central Hall Lobby
                          How long have you been trying to increase sales and get people to come to your store? Are you ready to hit that next level? There is a science to moving out the most product and putting more cash in your pocket.  If you are guessing, you’re losing money.  Cathy... Read More
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          Cathy Wagner
                          RETAILMavens
                          Track(s)
                          • Regular Session

                          Monday, July 29, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

                          • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
                           After years of experience and sourcing hundreds of products in China, JB and his team have made the mistakes, found the tricks, and documented the lessons you need for success.  In this session, JB will be sharing 10 hard-hitting and practical tips that are PARAMOUNT to being successful in sourcing... Read More
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          Jonathan Brown
                          Emerald Expositions
                          Track(s)

                            Monday, July 29, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                            • C3124
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Regular Session
                            • C3133
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Regular Session
                            • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)

                              Monday, July 29, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

                              • Central Hall Lobby
                              Gone are the days of boring punch cards. Lightspeed offers some twists on classic loyalty programs, helping retailers stay memorable and create a deeper connection with their community....
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              James Greco
                              Lightspeed
                              • Regular Session

                              Monday, July 29, 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

                              • Central Hall Lobby
                              It's never been easier for customers to find out about local businesses, or their competitors. Which means, if your business doesn't have an online presence and online experiences, you're falling behind. Find out how local businesses across the country are better connecting with customers and their communities....
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Nathan Lytle
                              Fanbank
                              Track(s)
                              • Pop-Up Session

                              Monday, July 29, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                              Monday, July 29, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                              • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                              This seminar will outline customs classification and value issues, highlighting some of those issues to illustrate how importers may take advantage of the tariff laws to reduce their import duty consequences. This seminar will touch on “tariff engineering” and how to structure purchases to achieve a lower legal valuation for... Read More
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Elon Pollack
                              Track(s)
                              • Seminar

                              Monday, July 29, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

                              • Central Hall Lobby
                              With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites like Walmart, eBay and more, it’s more important than ever to diversify your business model. Join Tim Bildstein from SellerActive as he takes you through a crash course in multichannel management software, and shows you the tools you... Read More
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Tim Bildstein
                              Sales Manager
                              SellerActive
                              • Pop-Up Session

                              Monday, July 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                              • Central Hall Lobby
                              With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites like Walmart, eBay and more, it’s more important than ever to diversify your business model. Join Tim Bildstein from SellerActive as he takes you through a crash course in multichannel management software, and shows you the tools you... Read More
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              CJ Rosenbaum
                              Track(s)
                              • Regular Session

                              Monday, July 29, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                              • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
                              Speaker(s)
                              Track(s)
                              • Regular Session
                              • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                              Speaker(s)
                              Track(s)

                                Monday, July 29, 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

                                • Central Hall Lobby
                                The odds may not be in your favor if you rely on perception. In this conference, we’ll explain why you should not trust your perception when it comes to your store’s traffic. What is the best way to really know what is going on in your store? What should you... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Sean Cahill
                                SMS Storetraffic
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Monday, July 29, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                • C3124
                                How do you optimize your business for the three major marketplaces? What are the best ways to optimize a selling strategy for new products, resale, and channel expansion? And how does algorithmic repricing software actually work? Join SellerActive CEO and Co-Founder Jason Harra as he demystifies multichannel e-commerce, demonstrates profit... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Jason Harra
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Monday, July 29, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                                Watch contestants Puff, Pass, & Pitch products at ASD! ASD is bringing together top industry leaders in the CBD, Hemp, Vape, Health & Wellness, and Cannabis industries in a shark-tank setting. We are looking for emerging brands, early stage startups, and innovators to pitch their products to our panel of experts.  The... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Panelist
                                Abi Wright
                                Publisher
                                Sensi Magazine
                                Panelist
                                Craig Binkley
                                Chief Brands Officer
                                PRØworks, Consumer Products Group of PRØHBTD
                                Panelist
                                David Farris
                                Director of Sales & Marketing
                                Planet 13 Holdings, Inc.
                                Panelist
                                Jace Goodrow
                                District Manager, NV/Northern CA
                                MedMen
                                Panelist
                                Madisen Saglibene
                                Founder & Executive Director
                                Nevada NORML
                                Track(s)
                                Handout(s)
                                • Panel

                                Monday, July 29, 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

                                • Central Hall Lobby
                                You’re selling on multiple platforms and it’s killing your productivity playing hide and seek with your inventory. In this session we will show you how to streamline your warehouse and inventory processes so selling on multiple channels is easier than ever....
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Kim Wren
                                Sku Vault
                                Track(s)
                                • Pop-Up Session

                                Monday, July 29, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                • C3124
                                Want to drive more traffic and attention to your booth while at a trade show like ASD? The secret is Visual Merchandising. Learn 10 techniques from a merchandising expert that will help you sell more product!...
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Joe Baer
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Monday, July 29, 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

                                • Central Hall Lobby
                                There is one over looked strategy you must use to turn your team into Retail Rockstars that is fully supporting you.  Let’s stop the tug of war between you and them now!  Learn how to get everyone focused, excited, and reaching goals better than ever. If you want your business to... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Cathy Wagner
                                RETAILMavens
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

                                • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
                                The Internet is a rapidly changing ecosystem which often results in a lack of control for brands and resellers alike. In our time together, we'll cover the latest trends in the legal foundation which give manufacturers control over their distribution channels as well and the low hanging fruit which enable... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Mr.  Andrew Schydlowsky
                                Founder I CEO
                                TrackStreet
                                Speaker
                                Michael Murphy
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
                                One of the biggest struggles for ecommerce sellers is managing their inventory and debt. As a result, at the end of the day, there is no profits left over. Profit First is a cash flow methodology introduced by Mike Michalowicz, that turns the traditional business formula on its end by stating Sales... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Cyndi Thomason
                                Founder & President
                                BooksKeep
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
                                Speaker(s)
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session
                                • C3124
                                Speaker(s)
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

                                • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
                                Craig started his private label business on Amazon part-time from his home, while working a full-time career until he saw his business explode. It has not all been easy along the journey, but well worth it to create a sustainable and long-term brand online. Looking back, there are many lessons... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Craig Soderdahl
                                PerryandKim.com
                                Track(s)
                                • Regular Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

                                • Central Hall Lobby
                                What numbers do I have to pay attention to get more cash? How can I make it easier to make it better?  No matter the size of your business, cash flow is often a struggle.  Once you know these 3 tips, you will have the tools to create a big... Read More
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Cathy Wagner
                                RETAILMavens
                                Track(s)
                                • Pop-Up Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                                • Central Hall Lobby
                                Amazon Appeals that WIN. Persuasive Plans of Action. Obtaining Retractions of Intellectual Property Complaints...Learn to prevent Suspensions & Get Your Accounts & Listings Back quickly if the dreaded email arrives....
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Anthony Famularo
                                Amazon Sellers Lawyer
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                                • Pop-Up Session

                                Tuesday, July 30, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
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                                  • C3124
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                                  • Regular Session
                                  • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
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                                  • Regular Session

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                                  • Central Hall Lobby
                                  The retail industry is moving at a crazy pace. Technology is going even faster. Today’s small retailers often feel like they can’t keep up. Customer experience is the keyword and its being marketed as something that can be bought. We are being told we can drive customer experience with one... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Patrick Thuot
                                  SMS Storetraffic
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                                  • Pop-Up Session

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                  • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                                  The success of your product offerings, whether you offer private label or open market goods, depends heavily on finding the right source for product development and manufacturing, and on the quality of the final product that reaches your customers. Today’s savvy consumers demand high quality products at the most competitive... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Jim Ullum
                                  Source International
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                                  • Regular Session

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

                                  • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                                  Former professional athletes and BodyChek Wellness founders, Riley Cote (NHL, Philadelphia Flyers), Scott Parker (NHL, Colorado Avalanche) and Todd Herremans (NFL, Philadelphia Eagles) know first-hand the impact hemp-derived CBD can have on recovery and overall well being. In this educational panel, the athletes will discuss their experiences incorporating CBD into their... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Panel Moderator
                                  Ashley Cote
                                  Vice President, Marketing
                                  BodyChek Wellness
                                  Panelist
                                  Riley Cote
                                  Athlete
                                  BodyChek Wellness
                                  Panelist
                                  Scott Parker
                                  Athlete
                                  BodyChek Wellness
                                  Panelist
                                  Todd Herremans
                                  Athlete
                                  BodyChek Wellness
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                                  • Panel

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                  • Central Hall Lobby
                                  It's a great way to stand out from your competitions and increase sales right now.  It's like printing money. People are buying subscription boxes like crazy. It is a fun way to shop that offers a unique themed experience. From a business side, it offers you an opportunity to create... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Cathy Wagner
                                  RETAILMavens
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                                  • Regular Session

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

                                  • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                                  Are you having trouble keeping up with all of today’s eCommerce best practices?  Were you aware that you could outsource many aspects of your eCommerce operation to low cost, highly skilled technology workers based overseas?  Siva Balakrishnan is the CEO of Vserve eBusiness Solutions, a global firm specializing in eCommerce... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Brendan Coughlin
                                  President / EVP
                                  VServe eBusiness Solutions
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                                  • Regular Session

                                  Tuesday, July 30, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                  • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
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                                    • Show Floor, Booth #C3124
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                                    • Regular Session
                                    • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
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                                    • Panel

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

                                    • Central Hall Lobby
                                    You’ll leave this session equipped with the information you need to ensure you are squeezing as much productivity out of your warehouse as possible. Topics covered include efficiency for routing, positioning of your hot-sellers on shelves and how “locations” in your warehouse can make or break how quickly you fulfill... Read More
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    Kim Wren
                                    Sku Vault
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                                    • Pop-Up Session

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                    • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
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                                    • Regular Session

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                    • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                                    This presentation covers the intricacies of importing goods from overseas and the pitfalls to expect, especially if you are a first time importer. Kim Daniels, a licensed Customs Broker and highly regarded Customs expert, discusses the ins and outs of the customs process. From what you need to know at... Read More
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                                    Speaker
                                    Kimberly Daniels
                                    CEO
                                    Mercantile Logistics & International Trade, Inc.
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                                    • Regular Session

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

                                    • Central Hall Lobby
                                    Repeat business is at the core of success for most retailers. In this session, Lightspeed will cover how loyalty programs can help your store grow and turn shoppers into loyal repeat buyers....
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                                    Speaker
                                    James Greco
                                    Lightspeed
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                                    • Pop-Up Session

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                    • Central Hall Lobby
                                    Join Multichannel Management Software SellerActive, and Warehouse Management System SkuVault, as we show you why eCommerce sellers with a streamlined warehouse-to-marketplace solution are best positioned for success on Amazon. In this session, you’ll learn how competitive repricing, first-to-market listing, automated inventory syncing, streamlined picking and packing, and a range of... Read More
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    Jason Harra
                                    Speaker
                                    Kim Wren
                                    Sku Vault
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                                    • Regular Session

                                    Tuesday, July 30, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                    • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
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                                      • Show Floor, Booth #C3133
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                                      • Regular Session

                                      Tuesday, July 30, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

                                      • Central Floor, Booth # C3158
                                      Learn how to leverage a nearshore jurisdiction, just 55 miles from the US East Coast, to eliminate or minimize import & export tariffs....
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      Mr.  Derek Newbold
                                      Sr. Manager of Business Development & Investment
                                      The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited & Invest Grand Bahama
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                                      • Regular Session

                                      Tuesday, July 30, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                      Tuesday, July 30, 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

                                      • Central Hall Lobby
                                      With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites like Walmart, eBay and more, it’s more important than ever to diversify your business model. Join Tim Bildstein from SellerActive as he takes you through a crash course in multichannel management software, and shows you the tools you... Read More
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      Tim Bildstein
                                      Sales Manager
                                      SellerActive
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                                      • Pop-Up Session

                                      Tuesday, July 30, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                                      • Central Floor, Booth #C3158
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                                      Speaker
                                      Naveen Seth
                                      Emerald Expositions
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                                      • Seminar

                                      Tuesday, July 30, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

                                      • Show Floor, Booth #SL3060
                                      With so many options in carrying CBD, Jay Hartenbach reviews what to look for in quality, long term CBD providers.   ...
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                                      Speaker
                                      Jay Hartenbach
                                      Co-Founder & CEO
                                      Medterra
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                                        Wednesday, July 31, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        With the rapid evolution of Amazon and the growing dominance of sites like Walmart, eBay and more, it’s more important than ever to diversify your business model. Join Tim Bildstein from SellerActive as he takes you through a crash course in multichannel management software, and shows you the tools you... Read More
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Tim Bildstein
                                        Sales Manager
                                        SellerActive
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Pop-Up Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        There is one over looked strategy you must use to turn your team into Retail Rockstars that is fully supporting you.  Let’s stop the tug of war between you and them now!  Learn how to get everyone focused, excited, and reaching goals better than ever. If you want your business to... Read More
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Cathy Wagner
                                        RETAILMavens
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                                        • Pop-Up Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        Top Methods Private Label Sellers can use to protect their name, logo, products and sales.  It is your brand, monitor and protect your sales....
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Anthony Famularo
                                        Amazon Sellers Lawyer
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Pop-Up Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        In 15 minutes or less we will share with you everything you need to know about how to create a sense of urgency with your buyers on eBay and Amazon and drive more sales to your growing business....
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Kim Wren
                                        Sku Vault
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Pop-Up Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        When was the last time you gave your store a fresh coat of paint, new carpeting or simply spiffed up the sales floor? Last year? Five years ago? Never? If a complete remodel isn’t in the cards any time soon, you won’t want to miss this important presentation. From the... Read More
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                                        Speaker
                                        Georganne Bender
                                        KIZER & BENDER
                                        Speaker
                                        Rich Kizer
                                        Kizer & Bender
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                                        • Regular Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        If we ask you to explain what drove sales last week, could you answer with certainty? If not, we invite you to come to this session to learn why the Retail Equation should always be on top of your mind. You will learn how it can help you understand what... Read More
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        PATRICK THUOT
                                        SMS STORE TRAFFIC
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                                        • Pop-Up Session

                                        Wednesday, July 31, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

                                        • Central Hall Lobby
                                        What numbers do I have to pay attention to get more cash? How can I make it easier to make it better? No matter the size of your business, cash flow is often a struggle. Once you know these 3 tips, you will have the tools to create a big... Read More
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Cathy Wagner
                                        RETAILMavens
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Pop-Up Session
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