August 11th, 2016
We lcome to our new CJF Marketing International newsletter, developed to keep our industry friends up to date and informed on important issues. We invite you to read on and then please feel free to pass on to your colleagues.
Re commended Industry Conference

As a member of the Shop America Alliance Advisory Board, I am happy to invite you to attend this year's ONE Travel Conference, "Marketing the Experience" September 7-9, 2016 in Santa Monica, CA with:
  • 30 exceptional presenters discussing how you can grow your Tourism Business while focusing on the top three travel activities:  Shopping, Dining and Cultural Heritage Tourism.
  • Tour Operator & Media Marketplace.  One-to-one meetings to market your experiences, destination and packages.
  • Lots of networking opportunities...and you know what we say at CJF Marketing International:

"NETWORKING IS JUST ONE LETTER FROM NOT WORKING"

You can register now and save $100 with promo code SM2016 at ONEtravelconference.com

Good bye and thank you to our summer intern Ali!

The CJF Marketing International team would like to thank our summer intern, Alison DeZaio for the exceptional job she did. In just six short weeks, Ali assisted with the prep work for a couple of Trade Shows, including the extremely busy IPW where we represented six of our clients. She also helped us to prep for the Canadian Sales Mission, produced a Seaport District power point presentation for the NYC Concierge Vendor Show, reported on a Brand USA webinar in which she participated, and...assisted us with the launch of this new company newsletter! We wish you the best of luck Ali during your Senior year at Monmouth University and please know you are welcome back any time!




Good-bye lunch for Ali at our favorite restaurant, Sophie's Bistro, along with Christina Tremaine (C.T.), Marketing and Admin Assistant.
Upcoming Tra de Shows/Conferences for 
CJF Marketing International :
August 18th - 23rd
Student & Youth Travel Association in Orlando, FL
August 24 th & 25th
Fire Starter Brands Sales Mission in Orlando, FL
August 30th - September 1st
La Cita in Miami, FL
September 7th - 9th
One Travel Conference in Santa Monica, CA
November 7th - 9th
WTM London in the UK
November 15th & 16th
NAJ's RTO Summit  in Orlando, FL
Trends, Stats & Other Current Updates
This trend says retail's second-busiest shopping season won't be a bust
Krystina Gustafson | @KrystinaGustafa

Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 | 12:12 PM ET

Though multiple forecasts are calling for subdued growth during retailers' second-biggest selling season, the industry's trade organization is making the case that shoppers are ready to stock up on new clothes and supplies to kick off the school year. And it has the data to support it.

The National Retail Federation said it expects families to spend $75.8 billion to get their kids prepared for kindergarten through college. That would represent a gain of 11 percent over last year's prediction for $68 billion. 

Click here to read on! 
The U.S. Welcomed a Record Number of Overseas Tourists in 2015

The year 2015 was the first that overseas arrivals to the U.S., or those excluding Canada and Mexico, made up nearly 50 percent of all international visitors as markets such as China continued to increase their market share. 

For more information Click here.

CJ's comments:  As the article points out, we may see a softening in the international markets in 2016. For shopping centers, the international markets will still contribute to incremental sales increases due to the traveler's desire for American brands. We always target several of the top markets due to potential volatility in any one country, and we also keep our eye on the domestic market. So either way, we are covered!
Client List

NYC

Boston

Orlando

Southern CA

DC

Boston

The Legacy

San Antonio


Training for the MECSC, Middle East Council of Shopping Centres: 
President, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD (C.J.)
3389 Sheridan Street #287  Hollywood, Florida  33021  Phone 954-983-9593  Fax 954-963-2344
2227 U.S. Highway One #274 North Brunswick, NJ  08902  Phone 732-249-6080 Fax 732-545-3138
Cell Phone 718-757-8489  |  E-mail Carolyn@CJFMarketingInternational.com