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September/October 2015 COVER STORY | CONTENTS 6 MAGIC RECAP Why MAGIC is a must-attend event for buyers and retailers in the fashion world. 8 NYCWFF PREVIEW The New York City Wine & Food Festival returns in October bringing back fan favorites and introducing first-time events. 10 BLE PREVIEW 26 Rita's Italian Ice is expanding internationally and getting into convenience stores across the nation. UPFRONT 22 BRIGGS & STRATTON All Revved Up 22 BLE attracts retailers and licensees from the around the world, now with a focus on new educational seminars. 12 SPORTS LICENSING & TAILGATE SHOW PREVIEW Head to Las Vegas next January to take in the sights and sounds of the Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show. 14 NACS PREVIEW The NACS Show will feature new expo sections, an additional day of sessions and a women's networking forum. Briggs & Stratton's licensing programs bring the iconic small engine manufacturer's brand beyond the lawn mower and into the rest of the garage. 16 NACDS TOTAL STORE New & Notable 125 18 EMERGING TECH Hot products from Mars Retail Group/ Star Wars, Briggs & Stratton, Fashion and Food & Beverage EXPO RECAP The NACDS Total Store Expo brought retailers and exhibitors together to form valuable relationships. TRENDS Out in Front Engaging front-line associates to drive down shrink. September/October 2015 RETAIL-MERCHANDISER.COM 3 http://www.RETAIL-MERCHANDISER.COM

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Retail Merchandiser - September/October 2015