Worldwide Buying Group Concludes Successful Spring Show

Worldwide Buying Group just completed their 2018 Spring Show in Reno, Nevada with over 600 owners/buyers in member attendance, thirteen prospective members and over 720 vendor booths. The exhibitors were very pleased with booth traffic and many had record sales.

2017 awards were given out at the show to deserving recipients continuing a tradition of recognizing members and vendors who value the importance of partnership and are committed to the success of independent retailers:

Member of the Year – Stan’s Merry Mart #45
Softlines Vendor of the Year – Carhartt
Hardlines Vendor of the Year – Alps Mountaineering
Outstanding Customer Service Softlines – Luke Sessa, HH Brown Work and Outdoor Group
Outstanding Customer Service Hardlines – Jon Moffat, Frontier NW

Scot DuPuis, owner of The Boot Jack in Charleston, South Carolina, was elected to the Worldwide Board of Directors at the Annual Shareholder Meeting.