TRADE SHOWS

Solo Active Collective Draws Diverse Retailers, Prepares for Move to Anaheim, Calif

By Alison A. Nieder | July 20, 2017

The Active Collective trade show, focusing on activewear and athleisure apparel, returned to Huntington Beach, Calif., for its July 18–19 run, which is slated to be the show’s last at the tony Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa.

Shopify’s Frenzy App Powers Sale at Capsule and Liberty Fairs in NY

Trade shows and runway shows have been looking to produce extra revenue streams for their vendors.

French Tanneries Make Their West Coast Debut at the CMC

French Tanneries Make Their West Coast Debut at the CMC

The California Market Center played host to a small coterie of French tanneries when six companies showcased their upscale leathers for apparel, accessories and home décor July 13–14 in a suite on the CMC’s eighth floo

Agenda Juggles Trade and Consumer Days

After 14 years of being a trade-only show, Agenda unveiled a consumer day at the recent run of its Long Beach, Calif., event.

One-Piece Swimsuits a Popular Trend at Swim Collective

One-Piece Swimsuits a Popular Trend at Swim Collective

Trim models swiveled from front to back to show off the newest bikinis and one-piece suits created by swimwear designers. Serious buyers on the hunt for the latest in poolside fashions crowded into booths as an explosion of colorful prints and solid colors ran across the ballroom that housed the latest Swim Collective in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Retailers Revamp Inventory at Fashion Market Northern California

Retailers Revamp Inventory at Fashion Market Northern California

Retailers, stuck with cold-weather inventory during a soggy winter, were sticking their heads out of their doors and filling in orders for a better season brought on by fairer weather.

Brookfield Takes Over at CMC

The new management team at the California Market Center hosted a meet-and-greet breakfast for tenants following the closure of a deal between CMC owners Jamison Services and Brookfield Properties, the real estate giant that runs properties such as FIGat7th and Bank of America Plaza.

Brookfield Takes Over at CMC

Brookfield Takes Over at CMC

The new management team at the California Market Center hosted a meet-and-greet breakfast for tenants following the closure of a deal between CMC owners Jamison Services and Brookfield Properties, the real estate giant that runs properties such as FIGat7th and Bank of America Plaza.

Quiet June Market Draws Focused Buyers Ready to Spend

Quiet June Market Draws Focused Buyers Ready to Spend

June market in Los Angeles is typically a quiet affair with buyers arriving to wrap up Fall orders and start looking at Holiday goods. Sandwiched between the larger Fall markets in March and the massive Las Vegas trade shows in August, June tends to draw lighter traffic comprised of mostly regional buyers.

Emerald Expositions Adds SIA Snow Show to Its Stable of Trade Exhibitions

Weeks after raising $264 million in a public offering, Emerald Expositions turned around and acquired for $16.4 million the SIA Snow Show, organized by SnowSports Industries America.

Why Manufacturers Are Turning to Central America for Quick-Turn Apparel

The demise of a free-trade agreement between the United States and several Asian countries is breathing new life into the Guatemalan apparel industry.

Emerald Expositions Adds SIA Snow Show to Its Stable of Trade Exhibitions

Weeks after raising $264 million in a public offering, Emerald Expositions turned around and acquired for $16.4 million the SIA Snow Show organized by SnowSports Industries America.

Open For Business: Trade Show Organizers Gear Up for the Shows

In the months leading up to their events, trade-show organizers are working to create an environment for attendees that will facilitate their business—from fine-tuning the exhibitor mix to lining up a slate of B2B seminars.

Shop & Dine

Shop & Dine

The trade-show season is a year-round circuit that is like a movable feast when it comes to hunting for new styles and fashions.

Obituary: Menswear Executive and Trade Show Organizer Larry, Hymes, 72

Menswear executive Larry Hymes died on May 11 of heart failure. He was 72. The New York–born Hymes was best known as a West Coast sales representative for menswear brands such as Louis Alvear Inc.

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