Recently, the advisory board meeting of the Home Décor and Giftware Expo took place in Ikeja, Lagos. The meeting attracted representatives from various business units within the retail industry, especially in the home décor and giftware sector.
At the meeting, experts in the Nigerian retail industry revealed that the industry is still enjoying a period of positive transformation marked by a steady growth pace despite the country’s economic situation. It was noted that the growth is being driven primarily by individual’s purchasing power and behaviour and the ever-evolving market size. It was noted at the meeting that retailers and suppliers are taking advantage of Nigeria’s staggering population of over 180million and the recent market trends to bolster their business activities.
The advisory board meeting is a platform designed by the Clarion Events West Africa, Home Décor and Giftware team, for industry experts to analyse the relevance of the Home Décor and Giftware Expo to the retail industry while making relevant contributions to ensuring a value-oriented experience at the upcoming expo.
Why you should attend the Home Décor and Giftware Expo
According to Mr Ewaen Sorae, Managing Director, Esorae Luxury, three major factors drive retailing: product quality, affordability and associability, all of which the home décor and giftware represents and seeks to achieve at the 2017 Expo. He further projected the establishment of many more business opportunities and collaborations across the international and local spectrums.
Also speaking at the meeting was Omon Mordi, founder of Blue Mahogany, who was excited about the forthcoming expo in anticipation to see large varieties of home aesthetics and gift items.
The Commercial Director, Clarion Events West Africa, Russell Hughes posits that the retail sector is incredibly interesting as it measures about $25 billion per annum, based on various reports. He also stated that the Expo is being organised to further stimulate the Nigerian economy through the retail sector by providing training platforms for buyers of retail items.
What you need to know about Home Décor and Giftware
Home Décor and Giftware is Nigeria and West Africa’s premier retailers’ Buying trade fair, showcasing hundreds of new brands and products.
The event which is organised by Clarion Events West Africa, a subsidiary of Clarion Events Limited, who are responsible for 180 international trade fairs every year delivered from 13 global offices, including a portfolio of retail and home exhibitions covering design-led and every-day giftware & homeware.