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TRADE SHOWS

LA Market Sees Showrooms and Stores Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’ in Retail

By Andrew Asch, Deborah Belgum, Dorothy Crouch | March 15, 2018

Buyers fanned out to the various showroom buildings in the Los Angeles Fashion District for the March 12–14 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, which was highlighting the fashions for Fall/Winter 2018.

Fashion Market Northern California Reports Good Biz Despite Snow

Fashion Market Northern California Reports Good Biz Despite Snow

Snow and hail fell on parts of the San Francisco Bay Area on April 16, but it didn’t put much of a damper on business at the Fashion Market Northern California trade show, vendors and show management said.

Liberty Acquires Capsule Trade Show

Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs announced it acquired the Capsule trade show from Reed Exhibitions for an undisclosed amount.

New Adventures in Selling at LA Majors Market

This edition of LA Majors Market, held April 3–5 at the California Market Center during Passover and only days after Easter, offered an elevated mood at many showrooms.

Booth Space Goes Quickly at the LA Men’s Market

Booth Space Goes Quickly at the LA Men’s Market

Vendor space was sold out at the LA Men’s Market for its March 27–28 run at the California Market Center.

Protecting Your Brand Is the First Step to Being Successful

One of the first things a new fashion company needs to learn is how to protect its brand. It is the lifeblood of the business.

Standouts Sell at LA International Textile Show

Standouts Sell at LA International Textile Show

Now in its 25th year, the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center brought together manufacturers, designers and production specialists who attended the three-day show, which took place March 5–7.

Former Nike Executive to Helm Agenda Show

Reed Exhibitions named Ron Walden as its group vice president and head of the trade-show giant’s fashion and festival portfolio.

IFJAG Vendors Keep Busy at Hotel Venue

The International Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Group took over three floors at the Embassy Suites near the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for their third show in Las Vegas, held Feb. 10–13.

Curve Engages Retailers in an Intimate Setting

During the Curve show, held Feb. 12–14 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, exhibitors and retailers were hopeful. From award-winning lines to retail expansion, Curve’s small size didn’t hinder its potential. Attendees from lingerie, swimwear and other categories examined new products and—ideally—put pen to paper.

A Practice in Sustainability at Pool

Delivering on its usual promise of independent lines and unique pieces, Pool offered alternatives to the mainstream brands that exhibited in other areas.

A Promising Outlook at Project Womens

Throughout the Project Womens space at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center vendors felt a strong sense of optimism as they showcased their pieces and fielded orders from retailers who were ready to buy yet made selections carefully.

Stitch Experiences Vary at Show

At Stitch, held Feb. 12–14, the atmosphere was a mixture of zealous vendors, optimistic retailers and a few disappointed exhibitors.

Luxury’s Legacy at The Tents

Tucked away from the chaos of other show areas, The Tents in at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas offered a more refined buying experience for selective men’s retailers who searched for pieces appealing to a discerning clientele.

Exhibitors See Mixed Results at Agenda

Vendors at the Feb. 12–14 run of the Agenda trade show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center reported mixed results for the three-day event.

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