Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show Opens in Toronto with Record Attendance

on 08/22/2017 - 11:21 am

Press Release

Toronto, Ontario – August 22, 2017 – The second annual Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC)  show opened in Toronto Monday with a record attendance. Reporting more than 5,000 registered visitors, the show saw a 40 percent increase in attendees over last year on day one alone.
 
ATSC returned to the Toronto International Centre 50 percent larger than its inaugural show in 2016, with 300 exhibits from more than 20 countries showcasing the latest and greatest in apparel and textiles from around the world. Representatives from China alone occupy 200 of those booths, with the other exhibits featuring wares from such countries as ...

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show to Provide Glimpse into Global Design and Fashion Trends

on 07/25/2017 - 10:42 am

Keynote and fashion trend forecaster Emily Miller Palmquist to reveal why casual, comfortable clothing that transcends seasons is on the rise 
 
Toronto, Ontario – July 19, 2017 – If you want to know what’s on deck in the fashion world, you can take a clue from Mother Nature. The more erratic our weather patterns, the more we’re seeing clothing that transcends seasons, says fashion trend forecaster Emily Miller Palmquist, keynote speaker at the upcoming Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC) show, to be held August 21-23, 2017, at the Toronto International Centre.
 
Presenting at ATSC 2017 on August 22 at 11:00 a.m., Palmquist – ...

MR Mag: Denim Brand of the Decade - AG Jeans

on 07/19/2017 - 03:35 pm

Our friends at Horton Berner Fashion Group just sent us a link to a recent post on MR Mag that features AG Jeans that touts them denim label as the “Denim Brand of the Decade”
 
AG, founded in 2001 has stood the test of time and has become a major player in the premium denim market. Securing floor space in some of the best independent and specialty chain stores around the world.
 
The article features a brief history of the brands founders and speaks to many of the directional retailers that buy the brand for their stores.
 
Head on over to MR-Mag.com for the full feature, and for more information about carrying AG for your store, contact Horton Berner Fashio ...

Keynote & Tactical Sessions Announced for the KNOWSHOW in Vancouver

on 07/10/2017 - 10:44 am

The KNOWSHOW kicks off in Vancouver this week and they have lined up a keynote by Shauna Olsten. Shauna, formerly of Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes, Native Footwear and Kit + Ace will discuss the ever changing retail landscape and uncovering retails new equity. Read more here. 
 
Yours truly (Brian Jenkinson) will be hosting a Tactical Session with a few local Vancouver retailers discussing eCommerce and some of the hurdles & successes of moving from traditional bricks & mortar to the digital space.
I’ll be chatting with Adele Tetangco from Garmentory along with Brendan Bennett from Still Life.  Read more here.