Pure London looked relatively busy last week despite the industry and retail sector facing huge challenges, from the impact of Brexit to business rate rises. Most interesting was the offer from newcomers to the show.
Following a proposed pull out of some of its biggest exhibitors over Utah's stance on environmental issues, Outdoor Retailer has announced that it will leave the state after 20 years of hosting its fair there.
The Parisian textile trade show, which took place February 7-9 at Parc des Expositions in Villepint, capped off its spring/summer 2018 edition with the announcement that 56,250 visitors were in attendance, up 2.3%.
Sourcing at Magic, billed as the fashion industry’s "link to the entire global supply chain," will take place in Las Vegas Feb. 20-23, this time examining how the new US administration might impact international trade.
Messe Frankfurt is partnering Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week in Ethiopia, from October 3 to 6. Alongside the African schedule, three trade show brands will also debut -- Texprocess, Apparel Sourcing and Texworld.
The kidswear tradeshow saw 7,689 visitors walk through its doors at the recently-wrapped Paris edition. Taking place January 28 to 30, around 55% of attendees were foreigners with most hailing from nearby Europe.