b'THE MARKET ISSUEWHATS INSIDE4 LETTER FROM THE EDITOR8 THE YEAR THE SHOWS WENT DARKIndustry players weigh in on the obstacles facing trade shows in a post-pandemic world. 16 THE LAB-GROWN QUESTIONExperts run down the why, who and how on carrying man-made diamonds in your store.26 5 RETAIL TRENDSON OUR RADARFrom micro-experiences to new health and safety measures, retailers are getting creative to remain relevant.34 THE TRADE SHOW SWEET SPOTMany trade shows have tried to give designers a show they can afford. Heres how Melee is getting it done.39 AD INDEX40 WHAT I LEARNED DURING LOCKDOWNIn our Wrap-Up section, five readers share the personal andprofessional lessons they learned while self-isolating.JA October 25-27th, 2020Select Show Mohegan Sun Nov 1-2nd, 20202 MARKET ISSUE 2020'