Products and Services: Alvanon is the global leader in providing full-service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. From its head office in New York, operations center in Hong Kong, and operating offices in the U.K. and Germany, Alvanon provides customized fit strategies and product-development tools to the world's leading fashion brands, retailers, lingerie, swimwear, sportswear, mail order, and corporate clothing suppliers. Alvanon's fit offer combines the world's largest database of over 300,000 body scans with the unparalleled expertise, products, and services provided by a team of over 70 dedicated sizing and body-shape professionals.
Products and Services: Headquartered in Los Angeles, for more than 26 years BBCN Bank has been serving the Korean-American, as well as a diverse mix of clients mirroring its communities at 45 service branches throughout California, New Jersey, New York, Washington and Illinois, along with six loan production offices in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Annandale and Northern California. As the nation's leading Korean-American bank, with more than $5.8 billion in assets, BBCN specializes in core business banking products for small- and medium-sized companies, with an emphasis in commercial real estate, business lending, SBA lending, and international trade financing. BBCN was named the 2012 Best Export SBA Lender and is ranked among the top 10 SBA 7(a) lenders in the U.S. BBCN Bank is a California-chartered bank, and its deposits are insured by the FDIC.
Products and Services: Bibby Financial Services is a worldwide market leader in business cash-flow solutions to small and medium-sized companies. With offices in eight North American cities and 14 countries around the world, its product portfolio includes accounts receivables finance, purchase order finance, and specialist expertise in the apparel industry. It is an approved lender for the Export-Import Bank's working capital guaranty delegated authority program. Bibby Financial Services is a subsidiary of a 204-year-old privately held company based in the United Kingdom. Whether you are a start-up or an established company with sales volumes over $60 million, Bibby Financial Services can offer you fast, flexible funding solutions to help grow your business. (877) 88-BIBBY
Services: Five seasons a year, buyers from around the globe flock to the California Market Center (CMC) for Los Angeles Fashion Market, the West Coast's premier destination for thousands of apparel, gift and lifestyle collections displayed in hundreds of the CMC's showrooms and featured trade shows. Our array of resources includes SELECT Contemporary Tradeshow, TRANSIT LA Shoe Show, LA Kids Market, and the Gift, Home & Design showcase. L.A. Fashion Market at the CMC now offers visiting retailers and brands more show options then ever to exhibit in and shop from.
Services: The Cooper Design Space, at the corner of Ninth and Los Angeles streets in the heart of L.A.'s Fashion District, hosts a space that embraces cross-pollination among L.A. lifestyle businesses in fashion, media arts, and publishing. The building is 11 stories tall and, having been built in 1927, represents the city's history of creative commerce. It's a space that encourages fluidity across functions by offering an event venue, offices, and showrooms in a single location.
Services: Dallas Apparel & Accessories Markets are held five times each year at Dallas Market Center. As the economy warms up, Dallas continues to welcome thousands of buyers to each market, 70 percent of whom don't shop other apparel marketplaces. Likewise, the Dallas Market Center has recently added additional key rep groups/lines from California to further establish itself as a destination for the leading edge of fashion. For the latest news and upcoming market dates, visit our website.
Products and Services: Warehouse-style 60,000-square-foot store with thousands of styles and millions of yards of fashion and decorator fabrics in stock including leather, silk, denim, technical, swim, stretch, prints, knits, linen, cotton, high-end couture, tapestry, chenille, and more. A wholesale and to-the-trade source with great prices and low minimums for garment manufacturers, fashion designers, decorative designers, event planners, set decorators, and students. Easy to shop with friendly attentive staff and located minutes outside of downtown LA. Just look for the big red door. Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. No appointment necessary.
Products and Services: Dragonfly is back with a franchise deal made in hipster
heaven: Fender Guitars. Dragonfly's Fender collection of dress and work shirts, hoodies, denim, leather outerwear, and T-shirts, which debuts this summer in North America and Europe, is "inspired by Fender's rich music history." Dragonfly's Edward Dada explains: "We have a major fan base. We are such a versatile company. You can find us in a shop on Sunset Plaza, in a tattoo shop, in a surf shop. Bikers love us, too. Music fits everybody."
Products and Services: Fashion Patterns by Coni is an independent pattern company featuring couture draped patterns with TRUE-TO-THE-BODY fit for sizes XS to 6X! The goal is to unlock the mystery of fit and make your sewing experience successful, painless, and fun! Connie is well known for her great fitting plus size patterns, but all of these patterns are also available in the smaller misses size range. She also specializes in pattern making, grading, draping, and sewing. She has produced several textbooks and DVDs, including Patternmaking Made Easy and her Studio Sewing Skills/Sewing DVD. Please feel free to send a message if you're eager to learn how to achieve that perfect fit.
Products and Services: Finance One, Inc. is a privately held factoring company now celebrating its 15th year. Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, they provide factoring, trade financing, and purchase-order financing to small- to medium-sized businesses. As the company's motto, "Win/Win Factoring," displays, Finance One places a top priority on its clients' growth and success. Finance One provides factoring service at the most competitive rates, with exceptional customer service and personalized financial solutions for unique business needs.
Products and Services: First Captial's Western Region is a specialized commercial finance company positioned to enable entrepreneurs to achieve their goals through working capital lines of credit in the form of factoring agreements and inventory loans. Our team of professionals is committed to understanding your business plan and providing timely and consistent funding decisions. Our size and scope make First Capital the preferred working capital partner—small enough to build deep personal relationships and big enough to deliver the ideal solutions.
Products and Services: As the oldest privately held factoring company in the Southwest, Goodman Factors provides recourse and nonrecourse invoice factoring for businesses with monthly sales volumes of $10,000 to $2 million. Services include invoice and cash posting, credit and collection service, and cash advances on invoices upon shipment. Due to its relatively small size and centralized-management philosophy, its clients often deal directly with company management/ownership. Its size also enables it to provide flexible arrangements and quick decisions.
Products and Services: Established in 1994, Hana Financial is a commercial finance company specializing in traditional factoring, trade finance, and international factoring. Additionally, it provides SBA loans and residential mortgage loans. Hana Financial has successfully transformed itself from a local start-up, primarily serving a niche market of Southern California, to a nationwide firm garnering businesses from all across the nation. It operates in over 28 industries in four countries, with locations in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Chicago, and Denver. It's also a member of Factors Chain International.
Products and Services: Henry Hanger is a manufacturer of garment hangers and has specialized in providing tailored solutions based on a customer's individual needs for over 80 years. Product lines include custom and stock woods, acrylic plastic, and fabric-padded and metal hangers. New lines include several types of non-slip wood hangers and a variety of new wood and metal styles. The company has two showrooms in New York and Los Angeles, as well as domestic production and overseas operations.
Products and Services: King Trade Capital ("KTC") is the country's oldest and largest independent purchase order and contract finance company. KTC is focused on providing purchase order and contract finance for small- to middle-market companies domestically as well as internationally. Since 1993 KTC has provided more than $1.5 billion of capital in over 300 public and private companies worldwide. Through our own extensive financial resources and our team's expertise, we are able to offer our prospects and clients financial, strategic and business development support not available elsewhere. Our focus is centered on building our client companies' profits and creating long-term value for equity holders.
Products and Services: Founded in 2004, LAmade creates the classic, feminine items that can evolve with any wardrobe. Perfect basics and novelty pieces are designed with attention to fit and details, emphasizing impeccable quality and modern sophistication. The LAmade brand includes women's, maternity, kids', and baby apparel. LAmade can be found in over 1,000 boutiques worldwide; select retailers such as Nordstrom and Lord & Taylor; and online retailers including Piperlime, Revolve Clothing, and Amazon. For the latest news and upcoming market dates, please email us.
Products and Services: Merchant Factors Corp., conveniently located near the garment center, offers traditional non recourse factoring, credit and collection protection, and letters of credit. Our local management team offers very quick responses to all inquiries and flexibility to meet our clients' needs. Established in 1985 with offices in Los Angeles and New York, we pride ourselves on strong client relations.
Products and Services: Milberg Factors offers a competitive menu of factoring, financing, and receivables-management products for entrepreneurial and middle-market companies with more personalized attention than larger institutional firms. A partner of our firm manages every client relationship. Our 70-year track record in the core factoring industry assures our clients that they will enjoy a stable relationship supported by a mature and experienced staff.
Services: The OFFPRICE Show in Las Vegas serves the retail industry as a dynamic order-writing show that connects apparel retail buyers with the leading off-price specialists carrying 20 to 70 percent below wholesale prices on clothing, accessories, footwear, and more. Taking place at the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo Aug. 17–20, with over 500 exhibitors throughout the 130,000 square-foot show floor, attracting more than 11,000 industry professionals, it is the largest off-price show in the country. Many national and regional retailers—such as Conway, Citi Trends, and Beall's—actively shop each and every OFFPRICE Show. No matter what kind of the latest fashions you're seeking—men's, women's, children's, accessories, or swimwear—you'll find it all at the OFFPRICE Show! For more information, check out our website.
Services: The PGA Expo, Aug. 20–21, returns to the popular Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino during the 2013 Las Vegas "fashion week." Source new merchandise from some 200-plus vendors; preview Spring 2014 golf, resort and casual apparel lines; and network among peers at free networking events. Listen to golf lifestyle and resort trends from top designers in the Fashion Designer Panel on the PGA Expo Main Stage, 9 a.m. on Aug. 21. Register free at www.pgaexpo.com/next.
Products and Services: Philips-Boyne Corp. offers high-quality shirtings and fabric. The majority of the line consists of long-staple Egyptian cotton that is woven and finished in Japan. Styles range from classic stripes, checks, and solids to novelties, Oxfords, dobbies, voiles, Swiss dots, seersuckers, ginghams, flannels, and more. Exclusive broadcloth qualities: Ultimo®, Corona®, and Superba®. Knowledgeable customer-service team, immediate shipping, and highest-quality textiles. Philips-Boyne serves everyone from at-home sewers and custom shirt-makers to couture designers and branded corporations.
Products and Services: Progressive Label is dedicated to helping companies develop and showcase their brand identity. From logo labels and hangtags to care/content labels and price tickets, we will develop, produce, and distribute your trim items worldwide. We specialize in producing custom products that will meet your design and merchandising needs. Our mission is to deliver high-quality products at competitive prices, wherever they are needed for production. We understand the rush nature of this industry and strive to meet the tight deadlines facing our customers. Another important part of our business is FLASHTRAK, our online ordering system for price tickets. It's a great tool for placing and tracking price ticket orders and will soon be expanded to include custom products and carelabels.
Services: Project is the world's pre-eminent contemporary fashion trade event. Project features the most directional brands and attracts the most influential retailers in the global marketplace, uniting them in a dynamic and community-focused atmosphere designed to drive commerce, creativity, and connectivity. Upcoming show dates are Aug. 18–21 in Las Vegas.
Products and Services: Celebrating our 75th year as an independent, family-owned factoring company with a large focus on the apparel industry, Rosenthal & Rosenthal understands our clients' business and is able to cater to the needs of our clients, including prompt turnaround on requests, flexibility in structure, and a user-friendly state-of-the art on-line client system. Services include factoring, credit protection, collection, cash application, lending services, and letters of credit. We were established in 1938, and 75 percent of our clients are apparel-related.
Products and Services: Spirit Activewear is casual lifestyle, loungewear, and sportswear apparel. Garment dyes luxurious cotton, linen, woven, and novelty fabrics in 25 vibrant colors and known for a soft comfortable feel. Find Spirit Activewear clothing in better resorts and stores throughout the USA, Canada, and the Caribbean. Home to the authentic, famous, original, and unique unisex Spirit Football Jersey ™—so unique that the overall appearance of the Spirit Football Jersey ™ is a trademark registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Proudly made in the USA.
Services: Surf Expo takes place twice a year in Orlando, Fla., and offers more than 4,000 lines in the resort, swim, boutique, surf, skate, and lifestyle markets. Surf Expo gives buyers the opportunity to compare lines side-by-side and meet face-to-face with decision makers, both with the established lines and the new-to-market brands. Surf Expo's next shows will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Sept. 6–8. For more information, visit our website.
Services: The Taiwan Textile Federation's (TTF) primary function is to promote Taiwan's textile industry in world markets, helping it maintain its global leadership position. Founded in 1975, the TTF has adapted over the years to meet the changing needs of industry, expanding its functions to market promotion, product design, fashion information analysis, online information, technology training, collection and analysis of market information, certification of functional textiles, publications of textile information, issuance of Certificate of Origin, and other textile-related services. TTF has acquired ISO 9001 certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for quality-control systems, thus substantiating its competence to provide the best services for Taiwan's textile industry. TTF organizes Taiwan textile businesses to participate in important international textile exhibitions and trade shows each year, held throughout Europe, America, Asia, and the Pacific region in order to assist Taiwan's textile exporters promoting to global textile markets.
Products and Services: Wells Fargo Capital Finance has a large and diversified portfolio of more than 2,300 clients with loans outstanding in excess of $27 billion. We offer traditional asset-based financing, specialized senior secured financing, accounts-receivable financing, purchase-order financing, and supply-chain financing to companies throughout the United States. Our Retail Finance, Trade Capital, and Purchase Order Finance teams have years of experience working with apparel companies. We are part of Wells Fargo & Co., a diversified financial-services company with $1.3 trillion in assets, 9,000 stores, and 12,211 ATMs and the Internet across North America and internationally.