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REPORTS

Post-Vegas Rush at FMNC

By Alison A. Nieder | August 27, 2015

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.

CALA Doubles Attendance at Show in New S.F. Location

CALA Doubles Attendance at Show in New S.F. Location

CALA exhibited the latest ready-to-wear Fall 2015 fashions at its new location in the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, shifting the atmosphere from a hotel-room show to an open-floor format for the first time in its 20-year run in San Francisco.

Sourcing Show Factory Direct Debuts

Sourcing Show Factory Direct Debuts

Full-package producers, logistics, design consulting and other sourcing resources exhibited at the debut of the Factory Direct trade show at The New Mart March 2–4.

New Format, New Developments

New Format, New Developments

The threat of rain put a damper on the opening day of the Los Angeles International Textile Show, but traffic picked up on the second and third day of the show’s March 2–4 run at the California Market Center.

Las Vegas Trade Shows

Las Vegas Trade Shows

Coverage the recent trade shows in Las Vegas

Capsule Sees Good International Response

Capsule Sees Good International Response

The Feb. 16–18 run of Capsule at The Venetian in Las Vegas got off to a good start with exhibitors reporting a strong turnout from domestic and international retailers shopping the men’s and women’s contemporary apparel and accessories collections at the show.

Consistently Busy at WWIN


Consistently Busy at WWIN


At the WWIN (Women’s Wear in Nevada) show, tables were filled with buyers perusing collections and taking notes or writing orders.

Pool: New Brands

Pool: New Brands

For more than a decade, Pooltradeshow has considered itself as the first place where new brands exhibit and experiment until they are assured enough to exhibit at a larger trade show.

Tents Covers Luxe Men’s Looks

Tents Covers Luxe Men’s Looks

Designer trade event The Tents ran Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center with a theme of “elevation.”

Liberty Fairs: To the Moon and Global

Liberty Fairs: To the Moon and Global

Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs, a high-end contemporary menswear show, used the theme “To The Moon” for its fourth run in Las Vegas.

Agenda: Showtime for Emerging Street Labels

Agenda: Showtime for Emerging Street Labels

Agenda made its fourth run in Las Vegas Feb. 16–18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, and for Alfredo Izaguirre, general manager and buyer for LASC boutique in West Hollywood, Calif.

Stitch, Accessories the Show, MRKT VG


Stitch, Accessories the Show, MRKT VG


Just about everybody was happy at the trio of shows organized by Business Journals Inc., except for the Canadian buyers wandering the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo, where the shows were held.

Good Traffic at Offprice

Good Traffic at Offprice

Business was good for the exhibitors at the Offprice show, held Feb. 15–18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

ENKVegas Displays Its Conscious Side

ENKVegas Displays Its Conscious Side

ENKVegas—a show devoted to women’s contemporary fashions, denim and accessories—unveiled its Conscious Collections section during its most recent run, Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Project: Big Show Might Get Bigger

Project: Big Show Might Get Bigger

Project proved itself to be one of the big players in the fashion trade show business when it ran Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Around the World at Sourcing at MAGIC


Around the World at Sourcing at MAGIC


The South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center turned into the United Nations for the semiannual Sourcing at MAGIC show, which ran Feb. 16–19.