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.”
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.
In a bid to respond to the needs of the industry and remain competitive, organizers of the Italian footwear trade show Micam have announced they are moving the dates of next year’s spring product edition to Sept. 1-4, 2015. The most recent edition of the show took place Aug. 31-Sept. 3, having shifted from Sept.