In the creative world, with the scrapbook and hobby industry taking off, grocery stores have another opportunity to really take advantage of the gross margins," Steve Jacober, SHOPA
president, tells Grocery Headquarters.
is one of 28 trade shows in the United States to host the U.
Foundation is in the unique position to help hundreds of thousands of poor children nationwide through our 'Kids in Need' programs," explains Scott Walters, executive director of the SHOPA
The efforts of the SHOPA
Kids In Need Foundation during the past ten years are truly making a difference in our schools," says Dr.
According to data gathered by SHOPA
and anecdotal information from industry insiders, the growing number of home-based businesses has helped mass retailers, including grocery store chains, gain market share in the stationery category.
Discount stores, office superstores and traditional wholesale clubs had their own problems, losing ground to commercial channels such as contract stationers, commercial office wholesalers and promotional/advertising specialties suppliers, according to the SHOPA
2002 Distribution Trends Report.
In an effort to share best practices and simplify the process for others, the SHOPA
Kids In Need Foundation formed the National Network.
also offers buying and selling opportunities through the International SHOPA
Show and the SBTS (SHOPA
Buyer 2 Seller) Marketplace, a new one-on-one event with prescheduled retailer-supplier appointments.
Companies such as Staples, Coca-Cola and Target set themselves apart by aligning with brand strengthening charities, such as the SHOPA
Kids In Need Foundation.
goes through a process of determining future direction and activities, the Foundation will continue to conduct business as the Kids In Need Foundation.
White Castle, SHOPA
Team Up to Equip Thousands for the School Year 34.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Teachers and students at Title 1 schools in the Greater Cincinnati area are receiving free books and educator guides of the beloved children's story, "Charlotte's Web", through a donation made to the SHOPA
Kids In Need Foundation by Walden Media, LLC.