5 Days, 5 Cities: ASD Hits the Road to Celebrate Small Business Week & Retail

April 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES, April 2018 – In Celebration of National Small Business Week 2018, ASD Market Week and Hubba team up and take Retail Minded’s Nicole Reyhle on the road to celebrate success of thriving local retailers in 5 select cities across the U.S.

As part of National Small Business Week, ASD, the leading general merchandise trade show in the U.S., in partnership with Hubba, will be joining forces with global thought leader Nicole Reyhle of Retail Minded, to celebrate the growing role of small businesses in the next generation of commerce.

“We’re excited to bring retail front and center during Small Business Week and highlight some of the amazing, hard-working small business owners who attend ASD Market Week,” shares Camille Candella, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for ASD Market Week.

Joining Nicole on the road will be Amy Corral (Buyer Acquisition Manager), as well as a representative from Hubba. Collectively, they will deliver real-time updates direct from retail stores and communities across the country – offering small business info, news, and ideas.

Each day, the team will be posting live Instagram stories, photos, and Facebook videos from each location they stop at. Follow along with the hashtags #SmallBusinessWeek and #ASDLive on Instagram and Facebook as we travel through:

  • Monday 4/30 – Sonoma / Napa, CA
  • Tuesday 5/01 – San Francisco, CA
  • Wednesday 5/02 – Austin, TX
  • Thursday 5/03 – Denver, CO
  • Friday 5/04 – Parker, CO


We will shine a light on independent retailers adopting new technology, utilizing new tactics and curating product selection to differentiating themselves from larger competitors and attract a strong customer base, to compete with the legacy of larger, traditional competitors.

In addition, we’ll feature live interviews by Nicole Reyhle and highlight key trends and insights on how these and other small businesses are finding success, exploring merchandising, marketing, inventory management, customer service, competing with online marketplaces and more.





About ASD Market Week

ASD is a 50+ year old B2B trade show held bi-annually originally named ASD/AMD has grown and evolved to ASD Market Week, (the Affordable Shopping Destination) bringing the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods tradeshow.  Loaded with quality choices at every price point, ASD is actually nine shows in one, including Fashion + Accessories, Beauty + Fragrance, Gift + Home Accents, Souvenir + Novelty, Cash + Carry Jewelry, General Store, C-Store, Culture+ (Smoke + Vape), and SourceDirect, encompassing 6,500 vendor booths. Today ASD showcases over 2,700 vendors and features the following merchandise categories: Gift & Home Tradeshow; Fashion Accessories Trade Show; Jewelry Trade Show; Health & Beauty Trade Show; Toys & Novelties Trade Show; Closeouts & Liquidation Trade Show. ASD brings the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods tradeshow. For more information, visit www.ASDonline.com.

About Hubba

Hubba is a global wholesale marketplace that powers the new retail economy. Using a combination of machine learning and personal curation, Hubba verifies and connects independent Brands and Retailers, making purchasing the right wholesale products easy. Hubba will become the driving force behind independent retail. By unifying independent Retailers, Hubba gives them the power they need to level the playing field. Hubba currently services 100,000 SMBs and counting.





Karla Villalobos

Senior Marketing Director, ASD



Wendy Bairos,

Director Communications, Hubba

U.S. 347-708-0206 / Canada. 416-831-9820


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