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TRADESHOWS

Exhibitors Report Buyers Writing Orders

By Andrew Asch, Deborah Belgum, Alison A. Nieder | August 21, 2014

LAS VEGAS—With more than 20 events spread across five venues, the Las Vegas trade shows offered just about something for every buyer—from juniors and streetwear to upscale menswear and lingerie.

Showtime: Retailers Discuss Trade Show Plans and Preparations

With more than 20 apparel, footwear, accessories and sourcing trade shows taking a bow in Las Vegas starting on Aug. 18 and a trade show season that continues on until the end of October, retailers are gearing up for the serious work of finding the brands that might hold the key to big profits.

Increase in Resources Has Swim Collective Outgrowing its Venue in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Increase in Resources Has Swim Collective Outgrowing its Venue in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Traffic was steady and brisk at the Aug. 12–13 run of Swim Collective at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Calif., which featured a 20 percent increase in resources.

Small Holiday/Resort Market in LA

Small Holiday/Resort Market in LA

Always the smallest market on the calendar, the Aug. 4–7 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market drew local buyers and a handful of bigger retailers looking to get orders in before the big trade shows in Las Vegas later this month.

Intertextile Shanghai Offerings to Include Premium Fabrics from Europe and Asia, and Swim/Lingerie

Intertextile Shanghai Offerings to Include Premium Fabrics from Europe and Asia, and Swim/Lingerie

During its Oct. 20–23 run at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will host more than 3,500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries. Offerings include a lingerie and swimwear area with more than 80 lace, embroidery and swimwear and lingerie fabrics suppliers.

Premiere Vision N.Y.: All-Time High Turnout at New Expanded Venue

Premiere Vision N.Y.: All-Time High Turnout at New Expanded Venue

More than 300 vendors gathered for the Fall/Winter 2015/16 Première Vision New York and Indigo New York shows at Pier 92.

UPDATED: Kingpins at 10: Curated Denim Selection

UPDATED: Kingpins at 10: Curated Denim Selection

Kingpins, a show devoted to all things denim, celebrated the event’s 10th anniversary during its New York show.

Texworld USA: Sourcing the Supply Chain from Fiber to Fabric to Finished Garments

Texworld USA: Sourcing the Supply Chain from Fiber to Fabric to Finished Garments

The sold-out show had more than 180 exhibitors, including pavilions from Colombia and Mauritius and—for the first time—Guatemala. Ten U.S. mills also participated, which buyers like using for their “quick response and duty benefits,”

All-Time High Turnout at New, Expanded Venue

All-Time High Turnout at New, Expanded Venue

More than 300 vendors gathered for the Fall/Winter 2015/16 Première Vision New York and Indigo New York shows at Pier 92.

Sourcing the Supply Chain From Fiber to Fabric to Finished Garment

Sourcing the Supply Chain From Fiber to Fabric to Finished Garment

Visitors to Texworld USA in New York could see several components of the apparel-industry supply chain from fiber makers to yarn suppliers to apparel mills, converters and representatives. The show was held alongside the International Apparel Sourcing Show and the Home Textiles Sourcing

Mansion Trade Show to Debut in Las Vegas

Atlanta-area production company Collab Avenue plans to host its first fashion trade event, the Mansion Trade Show, in Las Vegas Aug. 17–19

Scouting the Denim Market

Scouting the Denim Market

The July 30–31 run of boutique denim trade show Kingpins at the Cooper Design Space in Los Angeles drew designers and representatives of brands and retailers from Levi Strauss & Co., Nordstrom, Nasty Gal, Uniqlo, Lee, Lucky Brand, Volcom, Alexander Wang, Paige and Current/Elliot

Highlighting Apparel Production and Fashion in Colombia

Highlighting Apparel Production and Fashion in Colombia

Colombia is a powerhouse of apparel production in South America, right after Brazil. And the country is fighting to keep its apparel and textile industry vibrant. Every year, Colombiamoda gets bigger with more pavilions and elements to it.

Business Makes a Big Splash

Business Makes a Big Splash

The trend for women’s swimwear is getting skimpier, but the market for bikinis, one-pieces and coverups is becoming a much bigger business.

Surging Retail Traffic & New Lines Debuts

Surging Retail Traffic & New Lines Debuts

Agenda has always staked a claim to being the go-to place for streetwear and action-sports clothing, and it defended that position this year by attracting a host of big-name retailers and a wide array of apparel outposts.

Venue Makes Its Third Appearance

Venue Makes Its Third Appearance

For the owners of the Casablank streetwear label, business can be a transcontinental road trip.

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