There are five sectors within the show: Home, Gift, Fashion Accessories, Wellbeing and Launchpad, each showcasing over 600 brands of innovative design.
Seminars with keynote speakers, including Peter Cross, a business partner of Mary Portas, will be held at the event, as well as presentations aimed at helping retailers discover trends, technologies, visual merchandising and social media to resonate with tomorrow’s consumer.
Show director Raj Gill said: “We are pleased that the line-up this year at Pulse is the strongest to date and will present six per cent more exhibitors than last year. Over 160 design talents will show off cutting edge products in Launchpad, giving retailers the chance to buy brand new designs that cannot be found at other main trade shows. Also over 200 suppliers are exclusive to Pulse, presenting a good scope for retailers to source new product trends that they may have missed earlier, helping them top up for summer.”