Billed as an order-writing show, Offprice returned to the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas on Aug. 16-19 and continued to impress, according to CEO Stephen Krogulski. Retailer attendance totaled 10,600, with 900 traveling from overseas to scour the 131,000-square-foot show floor for apparel and shoes priced 20 to 70 percent below wholesale. “Over the past 40 shows, Offprice has become more than a show. It’s a community,” says Krogulski. The next edition of Offprice hits Vegas on Feb. 15-18, 2015.
Billed as the show for quality fashion at a low price, Offprice returned to the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas this month and didn’t disappoint, according to Stephen Krogulski, chief executive officer of the show. More than 500 exhibitors, many carrying product at up to 70 percent below wholesale, gathered in 132,000 square feet of floor space, and retailer attendance was up 6 percent from February 2013, climbing above 8,000 for the first time in six years.
Billed as the show for quality fashion at a low price, Offprice returned to the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas (Aug. 17-20) and didn’t disappoint, according to Stephen Krogulski, chief executive officer of the show. “What we found is that many retailers came to Vegas ready to buy again and restock their shelves. Because of that, shopping Offprice has become a must,” he says, adding, “Retailers simply cannot afford to miss the show.”
Attendance at February’s Offprice show in Las Vegas jumped 6 percent as 11,006 buyers streamed through the doors of the Sands Expo at the Venetian and Palazzo, the largest attendance in more than four years. Touting more than 500 vendors in 131,000 square feet of space, footwear and swimwear emerged as major growth categories at the Feb. 17-20 show.
Unless you’re a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, traversing through sewers and tunnels is probably not part of your day-to-day life. And if you’re in Las Vegas, it’s one activity that’s definitely not on your to-do list. Heritage boot brand Palladium partnered with renowned exploration duo Undercity (director Andrew Wonder and urban historian Steve Duncan) to put their Waterproof Collection to the test and document the subterranean tunnel system that quietly resides beneath the bustling city of sin.
It rains in Vegas. Who knew! And in the middle of August, no less. But when nature called, Footwear Plus Publisher Caroline Diaco swung into improvisation mode to weather the downpour on the way to day two of the FN Platform show.
She looks smashing, if we do say so ourselves. And, if you dare, send us a photo of one of your fashion emergency saves and we’ll post it to show your resourcefulness.