Home décor &giftware expo; a platform for sustainable development in the African retail industry

This was made known by the Global Retail Development Index, and further reiterate how instrumental the retail market is, to economic development of the country. home décor & giftware, organised by Clarion Events West Africa, in partnership with The Retail Council of Nigeria and The African Association of Interior Designers, scheduled to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites from Tuesday, 5th-Thursday, 7th July 2017, is a retail event that would further open up channels of trade between Nigerian buyers and international suppliers and manufacturers.

Retail trade in Nigeria is fast growing and it is expected that in a few years to come, it is going to be the biggest employer of labour and a major contributor to the Country’s GDP. Therefore, the home décor & giftware exhibition potentially provides a huge increase in foreign investments and investors. home décor & giftware is Nigeria & West Africa's premier retailers Buying Trade Fair, showcasing hundreds of new brands & products. What makes home décor & giftware unique is that a broad portfolio of verticals will be represented ensuring the event is not over exposed to a market. These include; Kitchen & Dining ware, Furniture, Lighting, Outdoor Living Space, Cushion, Candles, Home Décor, Aspirational fashion and accessories including; jewellery, leather goods, handbags, scarfs, watches, eyewear, Gifts, Greeting Cards & Stationary, Craft Supplies, Collectibles, Souvenirs, Wall Art, Personalised Products, Accessories, Children Toys, Games, Clothes & Wellbeing, Candles, Home Scents, Fragrances, Bath & Body, Ceramics and glass, fashion & textiles, as well as handmade pieces.

Speaking on the Exhibition, Asiwaju S. K. Onafowokan, President, Retail Council of Nigeria (RCN), said, “home décor & giftware expo is no doubt going to be a great opportunity for members of the association to network with other International participants for business opportunities which would eventually impact the Nigerian positively”.

The Clarion Events’ international retail division organises 14 high quality trade events every year for the retail sector, covering design-led giftware & homeware and internet retailing. The market leading events support over 3,000 businesses; exhibitors and sponsors, attracting over 60,000 discerning retailers and professionals from all over the world.

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