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summer trade show schedule

It seems like just a couple of weeks ago we were at winter trade shows, and now in the blink of an eye it is time for show season again! We have been hard at work on new products, and are our new Fall 2017 products will launch July 11th. Below, check out where you can find us this show season, to see the new products in person!  SUMMER MARKET DATES L.A. MARKET July 20-24, Keena Showroom 407, L.A. Mart, Los Angeles, California LAS VEGAS MARKET July 30-August 3, Keena Showroom C-1035, World Market Center Las Vegas, Nevada NYNOW August 20-23, booth #7839, Javits Center New York City  Can't make it to market this season, or prefer to order right away? Email...

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BUSINESS PODCAST EPISODE

Our founder Anne runs Dot & Lil with professional insight gained over almost ten years in business. Launching a business is hard, and there is a long way between the moment you decide to launch and being established with loyal retailers! If you’d like a glimpse behind the scenes of running Dot & Lil as a wholesale business and our founding story, Anne was interviewed on episode 33 of the ‘’Stop Sucking at Business’’ podcast. In this podcast, Anne talks about trade shows, marketing yourself to other businesses, truth in skincare marketing, and creating a target client avatar that matches you and your business. Click here to listen to the podcast

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WHOLESALE BUYER TIPS FOR YOUR RETAIL STORE AT TRADE SHOWS

As the founder of a wholesale business that also runs a small retail space, Dot & Lil Bath and Body founder Anne Dardick has exhibited and bought at dozens of trade shows across the USA and Canada since 2008. These days, Dot & Lil mainly exhibits with their heirloom-inspired bath products line instead of attending trade shows as a buyer. Below, Anne shares 6 expert tips learned over years buying and selling in the gift industry, to make your wholesale buying trip as pleasant and efficient as possible. Saving you time and making you money! Bonus tip: bring two pairs of sensible shoes, and alternate which you wear each show day--the switching reduces fatigue & foot pain from walking the...

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