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Retailer Feature: Bodega - Boston

on 01/19/2016 - 12:41 pm

A few years ago when visiting friends in Boston, I had a chance to visit the Bodega shoe store and meet Oliver, one of the owners. Fascinated by the product selection and store design, (the front of the store is a bodega with a secret entrance into a shoe store) I try to check in on the store via social feeds whenever I can.
Last week, Sportswear International posted a Q & A with Oliver that includes some photos of the shop, their top brands and what trade shows they attend. Check out the interview here.
- Brian
* image via Sportswear International

Photos from Agenda Miami

on 01/19/2016 - 11:14 am

A few months ago, the Agenda trade show announced that they were moving their winter edition of the popular east coast show from New York to Miami. Shop-Eat-Surf was in Miami to cover the show and photos can be viewed here.

No Limits Group to Distribute Richer Poorer for Canada

on 01/15/2016 - 11:49 am

Press Release January 15, 2016
No Limits Group announced today that they will be the Canadian distributor for California accessories brand Richer Poorer Inc.
Richer Poorer, which was acquired by Vancouver-based company Shoes.com late last year and is best known for their socks, has expanded into both underwear and the basic tees category.
"We’re really excited too add Richer Poorer to our list of brand partners"  says Sales & Marketing Manager Scott Murray-Burrows, "It’s no secret that socks are a hot category right now but Richer Poorer has expanded their offering to also include underwear and basic tees, its all about elevated inner wear ...

Brixton Announces New Business Model in Canada

on 01/12/2016 - 10:51 am

In the ever-changing landscape of Canadian distribution, Brixton has just announced a new “direct” business model in partnership with Tiger Distribution.
The press release mentions that Brixton will open up a new Montreal based office to manage the Canadian territory - “The change will enable Brixton to be more competitive in the Canadian marketplace, and to build upon the current momentum of the brand.” 
It’s unclear who will be handling the product fulfillment and returns, but it is noted that Tiger Distribution will continue to manage sales and marketing efforts in Canada and keep the regional sales force intact.
"Brixton will retain its exist ...

KNOWSHOW Registration Now Open

on 11/03/2015 - 03:31 pm

Online Registration for the Fall / Winter 2016 KNOWSHOW is now open. Access to the advance registration form will be open until Friday January 15th, 2015 at 5:00pm (PT). After that, attendees can register in person upon arrival to the show by providing a business card (or other credentials) from their company, along with ID. 
Register Now > here.

Little Burgundy Sold to Journeys Parent Company

on 11/03/2015 - 02:49 pm

CTV News is reporting that the Aldo Group has sold the Little Burgundy business to Genesco Inc - The parent company of Journeys. Little Burgundy has 37 stores that will give Genesco a broader customer base in Canada. It is unclear if the purchasing and fulfillment for Little Burgundy will remain in Canada or fold into the same business model as Journeys in Canada. Stay tuned, developing....

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11

on 10/20/2015 - 11:40 am

American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after its made-in-the-U.S. model faltered, its fashion sense slipped and its controversial former CEO became embroiled in scandal over his behavior in the workplace.
The embattled retailer said it has already reached agreements with creditors representing 95% of its secured debts to execute a restructuring plan. The deal, which would require a court's approval, will allow the company to stay in business, American Apparel said in a statement.
American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after its made-in-the-U.S. model faltered, its fashion sense slipped and its controversial former CEO became embroiled in scan ...