Thousands of retailers again flocked to Sydney Olympic Park over the weekend to check out the latest products and trends.
New and well-established exhibitors showcased their products and brands at the 2018 AGHA Sydney Gift Fair held from 24 to 27 February.
The fair is one of the main sourcing opportunities for retailers who are looking for the latest collections and innovative pieces that haven’t been seen before.
“For more than 40 years the Sydney Gift Fair has been the essential vehicle connecting both wholesalers and retailers in the industry,” says AGHA CEO Wayne Castle.
“In light of the ever-changing retail environment, never before has this marketplace been more important to the industry.
“An encouraging indication as to the buoyancy of the market, the Sydney Gift Fair is welcoming more than 80 new exhibitors, including more than 40 first time exhibitors, which will give retailers the opportunity to expand their ranges in upcoming retail campaigns.”
Returning this year was Design Life in the fabulous Dome, featuring top of the range, premium products for bricks and mortar and online stores looking for high-end ranges for the next season.
The Launch Pad also returned to the Sydney Gift Fair with an array of emerging entrepreneurs showcasing original and innovative products, offering retail buyers an opportunity to source cutting-edge designs that are normally hard to find.
By Marion Gerritsen