In this session we will hear from Richard Hayman of Faire on how new BtoB marketplaces help makers reach independent retail stores in the US, UK and Europe.
Hosted by Joan Johnston Fashion, Craft and Textiles Advisor.
The retail landscape has shifted at an unprecedented pace across the last two years, with a diversity of new digital marketplaces surfacing to connect makers with retailers and consumers on an international scale.
In this session, Richard Hayman from Faire will discuss how their new B2B online marketplace links product wholesalers with retailers in North America, the UK and Europe.
With an international community of brands in multiple categories, powerful platforms like Faire continue to change the game- helping fuel new areas of growth for independent entrepreneurs. In this session, attendees will gain first-hand insight into how they can increase their retail sales, streamline their wholesale business and develop a global profile from their studio.
Richard Hayman is a senior account executive at Faire whose role is to grow brand partnerships in the UK. As one of the early employees in the UK, Richard has seen Faire provide support to U.K. small businesses, enabling 200,000 orders in the last year.
Faire is a wholesale marketplace taking a data-driven approach to connect local, independent retailers with the best brands and artisans to stock their shelves with the best goods. Faire retailers rely on Faire for the convenience of ordering from thousands of their favorite brands all in one place, net 60 payment terms, free returns on opening orders, and freight caps. For brands, the platform provides powerful sales, marketing, and analytics tools, so sellers can simplify their wholesale business and focus on making great products.