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Proper Footwear Now Available Through Platform Distribution

on 01/14/2018 - 07:09 pm

PRESS RELEASE - January 8, 2018
 
Platform Distribution brings Proper Footwear to Canada! 
Vancouver based Platform Distribution has received the Canadian distribution rights to skateboard footwear brand Proper Footwear. 
Proper Footwear started in the Spring of 2017. Durable and built to perform, the line is designed to look good for the life of the shoe. 
“We wanted to make a shoe that will look good and work well from start to finish. We took the Carhartt model and applied it to skate shoes. Kids can skate quality materials that will last and look good the whole time.” - Shawn Baravetto, designer/owner 
Proper is supporting a full team of skaters ...

Industry + Zoe to represent Bellroy for Quebec

on 09/11/2017 - 10:18 am

We just received notice that our friends in Montreal at Industry + Zoe are the new Quebec agents for the popular Australian leather goods brand Bellroy.
 
Since 2010, Bellroy has produces quality leather goods such as wallets, laptop sleeves, phone cases, travel accessories and more. 
 
Contact Industry + Zoe for more information, here.
 




Slavin Raphael Named Canadian Sales Agency for Schott NYC

on 08/30/2017 - 08:46 am

Our friends at slavin raphael just gave us the heads up that they are the new exclusive sales agency for Schott NYC for Canada.
 
Schott NYC is an iconic leather brand from New York that has a huge celebrity following as well as amazing collaborations with Rag & Bone, Supreme, Vetements and more.
 
slavin raphael will begin showing Schott NYC immediately and you can contact them via CUT & SHOW here.

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.
 

The North Face Canada Announces New Brand, Communications and Sports Marketing Coordinator

on 07/10/2017 - 10:20 am

MONTREAL, QUEBEC  – June 29th , 2017 –
 
The North Face Canada is proud to announce the transition of Maxim Turcotte into the  “Brand, Communications and Sports Marketing Coordinator” role, here in Montreal, QC. 
 
“Max has now been with the Marketing department here at The North Face for the past 2 years in the role of Account Marketing Coordinator. During this time, through his demonstrated and applied brand vision, Max was able to sophisticate and expand the national account marketing program. His organizational skills, as well as his great creativity, will be tremendous assets for for the brand as he’ll be able to increase ...

Smartwool Announces New Canadian Sales and Marketing Team

on 06/07/2017 - 02:46 pm

Steamboat Springs, Colo. (June 05, 2017) — Today, Smartwool announced two new hires to the brand’s Canadian team.
 
“The growth of our team is indicative of our recent growth in the marketplace, as the brand has been gaining momentum for two years,” said Smartwool Canada Sales and Marketing Director, Corey Stecker. “Our new team will help us achieve our goal of becoming Canada’s leader in versatile, premium apparel and accessories for outdoor adventures. Our team is one investment among many as we strive to support and boost our specialty retail partners.”
 
In May, Marie-Élizabeth Lajoie joined the team as Marketing Coordinator ...

Timebomb Trading to Distribute Obey, Loser Machine and Dark Seas for Canada

on 05/31/2017 - 09:47 am

Press Release - May 30, 2017 - TIMEBOMB Trading Inc is excited to announce that they are the exclusive Canadian distributor for Obey, Loser Machine & Dark Seas starting Spring 2018.
  
OBEY Clothing President Don Juncal remarks, “I have known Garret Louie for over 15 years, and have admired the businesses he and his partners have built. It’s wonderful that after all these years, the OBEY Clothing brand and Timebomb Trading are finally working together.”
 
Garret Louie, Director/Co-Owner at Timebomb – “I’ve always been a big fan of OBEY as their culture aligns exactly with what we’re about. I really respect how they have been ab ...