The Japan International Fashion Fair in Tokyo started on the 22nd of July with more exhibitors than had been present in its previous edition, especially from Asian countries like India which was principally promoting textile products.
With a rapidly expanding market, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates are getting ready to host the Who’s Next and Première Classe trade shows. The first edition will be held between the 11th and 13th of October 2009.
99,500 in January 2008, 89,168 in July 2008 and 79,942 in January 2009. The number of visitors has been decreasing, but for the trade show in Berlin at the beginning of July the organizers have abandoned the figures and declared a “true success, the best of all the editions.”
From the 13th to 16th September 2009, the Beyond Beauty Paris, three professional trade shows with three different targets - cosmetics brands, the spa sector and suppliers, will be at the Porte de Versailles, Paris. This is a first for the organisers, who see this move in a good light.
For more than forty years Havaïanas have made only flip-flops. With millions of pairs sold each year the brand can afford the luxury of only producing one type of shoe, but that is about to change; from 2010 the brand will be releasing three new lines.
From the 13th to the 16th of June, the Italian men’s fashion tradeshow Pitti Uomo welcomed at least 8% fewer visitors than the 20,565 seen in June 2008. According to the organizers this was an expected decrease, following on from two sets of record figures.
There are many events across the world dedicated to the sparkling world of luxury goods. Among these stand out IFJA & IWCF – the International Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair and the International Watch & Clock Fair 2009 which will be held in two prestigious locations: Dubai and Casablanca.
Three organizers for a trade show and one constant: the last session of CHIC, which was held 26-29 March in Beijing, China, succeeded in making fashion professionals smile. The 100,000 m² exposition space has never attracted so many visitors.
Special prices, reductions: Zara and the majority of other large Spanish clothing chains have started a ferocious price war in an attempt to redress falling sales figures in the current economic stagnation.
Luigi Murenu is getting ready to take on the role of artistic adviser for the haircare specialists John Frieda. The objective of the arrival of the celebrated Sardinian stylist is aimed at intensifying the global development of the brand.