Held in parallel with Intertextile, the Chic trade show, after leaving Beijing for Shanghai in early 2015, will host 1,200 exhibitors, 500 of them from outside China. The Chinese event is relying on shows-in-show like Pure Shanghai.
Like the other Paris fashion and textile trade shows, Texworld and Apparel Sourcing have experienced a decline in attendance. The two events brought together 12,684 visitors, a 7% year-on-year decrease.
The Parisian textile trade event, held from 16th to 18th February, attracted 55,025 visitors, a 5.85% decline compared to February 2015. The event was not immune to the decline in attendance which affected all trade shows.