Do it Best Corp. members took in the buying co-op’s annual Fall Market in Indianapolis this week. The market allows members to see the latest products and lock in special pricing. Learning sessions are also held, in which industry experts share product and industry-specific knowledge as well as the latest trends in retail operations and business management. This year’s Fall Market runs from Thursday, Oct. 12 through Monday, Oct. 16.
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