Thousands of retailers attended Autumn Fair 2015, where they refreshed their stock from 1,400 UK and international suppliers presenting new ranges at the show.
According to the show organiser, Autumn Fair saw an increase in the quality of attendees, with many of the top multiple retailers in the country attending, including Tesco, Toys R Us, Bentalls, Debenhams, Mothercare, John Lewis and The Entertainer. Thousands of independent retailers also attended from around the UK and 124 other countries worldwide.
This year Autumn Fair launched the Top 100 Product Charts, giving buyers insight into which products were trending at the show. The trend charts are based on the most clicked website products in the lead up to the show.
Autumn Fair also launched the Wish List, a new website function giving buyers the chance to create a shopping list of their favourite products ahead of attending the event. Over 2,000 buyers used the function prior to attending Autumn Fair.
Autumn Fair portfolio director Naomi Barton commented: “The feedback on this year’s show has been positive and we’re very happy with the result. The majority of exhibitors have done good business at Autumn Fair and we expect as much as £1.2 billion of orders to be placed by retailers as a result of their attendance here.”
The 2016 Autumn Fair will take place from 4th-7th September at The NEC (Volume Hall opens one day early on Saturday 3rd September).