Autumn Fair, the season’s number one home and gift marketplace for the retail industry, will host thousands of new product launches this year, as a cornerstone of its promise to help buyers discover products with the power to deliver profit for the upcoming Golden Quarter.
Approximately 1,200 exhibitors will grace Birmingham’s NEC from the 2-5 September to showcase the next big products to hit retailers’ shelves. On the Autumn Fair website alone there have already been 5,078 products uploaded, 800+ of which exclusively launching at Autumn Fair.
Across all of the show’s sectors, visitors attending Autumn Fair will be able to get their hands on exhibitors’ standout new products ahead of key retail spikes in the run-up to Christmas and the first half of 2019, such as Easter and Mother’s Day. Autumn Fair expects a huge number of deals to be done between the shows visitors and exhibitors.
Buyers will also be able to discover the trends and gain insight into the products that are driving consumer spending across the industry.
Amongst the 800 plus new product launches will be the likes of Wilberry’s new range of ‘Friends’ stuffed toys in the dedicated Toy Area. The new #SBS Pavillion looks set to see a number of exhibitors, never-before-seen at Autumn Fair, showcase some of their exciting merchandise, including The Edible Museum’s incredible range of lifelike chocolate sculptures and Butterfly and Toadstool nature-inspired jewellery collections.
Across the new DesignFirst innovation showcase Autumn Fair will also be hosting Kushboo Soaps’ latest Indian spice-inspired bars and fashion accessories brand Chpo’s new Nando watch collection.
In the Home area, Hill Interiors will be promoting a raft of new products including their new warm and rustic Deanery collection of handmade hard furnishings and range of ‘station’ clocks. Homeware designers London Ornaments will also be introducing a number of new products, including updated ranges of decorative bookends, rustic lighting fittings and assorted vintage gifts. Autumn Fair is also to welcome homeware wholesalers Pacific Lifestyle who are to premier their new exciting Astro lighting collection.
Louise Young, managing director, Spring & Autumn Fair, said: “This year is a real bumper year for product launches at Autumn Fair. We’re very excited to be able to put some fantastic new products in front of our visitors – it stands as testament to the continuing ingenuity and innovative spirit of UK retail manufacturers.”