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Personalised Promotions Rule in the Resurgent Corporate Gift Sector

18 April 2017

Digital technology has seen the promotional sector go bespoke with a vengeance, with everything from footwear to electronics set to be individualised, according to exhibitors at The Promotional Produc...Read More


Layered Look Remains Popular in Becalmed US Jewellery Sector

24 March 2017

Sluggish trade made for a subdued mood among exhibitors at Chicago's JF&A jewellery show. There were some bright spots, though, with many buyers favouring simple pieces worn several at a time, creatin...Read More


Africa Bids for Apparel Sourcing Success at 2017 MAGIC Marketplace

14 March 2017

As well as Africa's hopes to become the new China, the first MAGIC event of the year also had a focus on the rise and rise of wearable tech, while also giving ample space to evangelists of the wonders...Read More


Formal Shoes Lose Favour with Russians Buying Into Athleisure Look

8 Feb 2017

Gangster chic abandoned as changing preferences see sales of sports and leisure footwear soar across Russia....Read More


Imported Chinese Tools Dominate at First Vietnamese Hardware Expo

6 Feb 2017

With local consumers clearly familiar with Chinese brands, mainland manufacturers were out in force for the first Vietnam Hardware and Hand Tools Expo, with many optimistic that a rally in the energy ...Read More


CES 2017 Attendees Connect with Driverless Cars and Vibrating Jeans

20 Jan 2017

Connectivity was the watchword at this year's CES event, arguably the world's biggest consumer electronics expo, with everything seemingly wirelessly linked – from cars to watches to sneakers to the c...Read More


Wholly China-proof Designs Prove Holy Grail at Tokyo Fashion World

17 Jan 2017

Exhibitors at autumn event polarised between showing extensive range of largely undifferentiated middle-market footwear and apparel or going for broke with high-end items designed to be virtually uncl...Read More


Magic Welcomes Granny Chic, but Fears Trump Tariff Tampering

22 Nov 2016

Magic's consolidated and expanded autumn iteration saw boho chic remain in rude health, a rejuvenated fur sector, a nerdy nan look and speculation as to how free trade agreements will fare under the i...Read More


Footfall Slows with Buyers Remaining Cautious at New York Shoe Show

14 Nov 2016

Unpredictable weather and a sluggish economy put a bit of a dampener on this year's Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) shoe expo, although one or two bright spots remained – particularly...Read More


Modern Consumerism in ASEAN: An Ever Evolving Retail Landscape video

21 Sept 2016

Retail sales in major ASEAN countries are expected to rise along with rapid economic growth. Brick-and-mortar shops will remain the dominant distribution channel in ASEAN countries. However e-commerce...Read More


Own-label Latest Tactic for Success in Russian Kids' Goods Sector

14 Sept 2016

With spend returning, children's product sector is the new battleground on the Russian High Street....Read More


Back-to-school Expenditure Drops an Average of 25% Across Russia

9 Sept 2016

With record numbers starting school, Russian families have cut back-to-school spending back to the basics....Read More


Foot Notes on Regional Preferences from the New York Shoe Expo

25 July 2016

While fashion-forward New Yorkers want clean, stylish footwear, southern buyers prefer substantially more bedazzle for their buck, and West Coast folk favour a somewhat relaxed look, according to exhi...Read More


Myanmar Rising: The Garment Sector Takes Off

22 June 2016

Myanmar’s garment sector has benefited from the FDI-friendly government policies in recent years, while riding on increasing regional integration and closer ties with the West. As the last frontier fo...Read More


Retail Boost for Russia but No Real Growth Prospects Seen Until 2017

8 June 2016

Country joins elite club of nations serviced by more than 50% of the world's leading retail brands....Read More


Russian Footwear Sector Set to Polarise as Mid-market Misses Out

23 May 2016

High-end brands set for online distribution, while lower end of market stays loyal to the High Street....Read More


Niche Sectors and Low Commissions Bolster Besieged Russian E-tailers

21 April 2016

Domestic players look to online alcohol sales and third party deals to stave off Chinese competitors....Read More


Turkish Importers Remains Wary of Chinese Footwear Producers

29 March 2016

History of substandard and toxic products dogs mainland footwear exporters looking to service the Turkish market, with Pakistan seen as chief rival to Chinese suppliers, according to many exhibitors a...Read More


EU Woes and Russian Sanctions Sees Euro Fashion Look to the US

17 March 2016

With the European market still reluctant to spend and trade with Russia currently off the agenda, many Italian and French designers are now increasingly looking to North American buyers to make up the...Read More


Consumers Come to the Fore as Ultimate Style Arbiters at JFW

2 Feb 2016

No longer can a small coterie of buyers dictate seasonal fashion trends, according to exhibitors at the Japan Fashion Week-International Fashion Fair. Instead, empowered consumers are using social med...Read More

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