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Exhibitor Shuffle at LA Textile Show

By Alison A. Nieder | October 1, 2015

The layout during the Sept. 28–30 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show continued to evolve since the California Market Center debuted a newly renovated part of the 13th-floor A-wing last season that eliminated enclosed suites to make room for more open-format booths.

Post-Vegas Rush at FMNC

Post-Vegas Rush at FMNC

For exhibitors—and some buyers—there wasn’t much time between the close of the trade shows in Las Vegas and the opening of Fashion Market Northern California on Aug. 22 at the San Mateo Event Center.

Offprice Growing

This was a year of growth for the off-price market, and it was a time when more retailers wanted a piece of the market in which apparel is sold for 20 percent to 70 percent below wholesale prices.

Agenda: Wrapping Up the Season

The summer season for the Agenda trade show seems like a fast-paced sprint.

Liberty:  Freedom of Point of View

Liberty: Freedom of Point of View

Attendee traffic increased 7 percent over last year at the Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs during the show’s Aug 17–19 run at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Capsule’s New America

It was a time for new sections at Capsule, one of the Modern Assembly shows, which ran in the Sands Expo & Convention Center and The Venetian Aug. 17–19.

Curated Looks at Stitch, Accessories the Show and MRket VG

Curated Looks at Stitch, Accessories the Show and MRket VG

Food trucks and a large teepee in the middle of the exhibition floor gave the trio of shows organized by Business Journals Inc. a more contemporary and avant-garde feeling this year.

Business Stays Consistent at WWIN

A sea of clothing filled the six ballrooms of the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino for the semiannual WomensWear In Nevada (WWIN) show in Las Vegas.

Sourcing at MAGIC Moves and Grows

More than 40 countries exhibited at the Sourcing at MAGIC show, growing from 2,050 booths last year to 2,700 booths this year.

WomensWear In Nevada Trade Show Acquired by Urban Expositions

WomensWear In Nevada trade show now under ownership of Urban Expositions.

Cabana Opens Its First West Coast Swimwear Show

For the last two years, Cabana has been a popular trade show held in two big tents on the beach during Miami Swim Week. Buyers and vendors consistently raved about the well-curated collection of brands and the cool vibe that have kept exhibitors happy and buyers walking through the doors.

Swim Collective Buzzes With Business

Swim Collective is just a few years old, but already it has grown to the size of the very popular SwimShow in Miami Beach, Fla.

Buyers Navigate Changed Format at Las Vegas Trade Shows

LAS VEGAS—The landscape of the Las Vegas trade shows changed again as the giant UBM Advanstar, owner of the MAGIC Marketplace and Project, re-merchandised the layout of its shows.

Record Growth at West Coast Trend Menswear Show

Record Growth at West Coast Trend Menswear Show

Spirits were high and business was written at the West Coast Trend Show Spring ’16 menswear fashion market, held at the Embassy Suites hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport.

Las Vegas Seminar Calendar

Las Vegas Seminar Calendar

Milano Unica Brings Italian Textiles to New York With First U.S. Show

NEW YORK—After celebrating its 10th anniversary in Milan, Italian textile trade show Milano Unica took a small group of mills on the road for its first edition in New York.