Quiksilver Inc Rebrands as Boardriders Inc

on 03/09/2017 - 01:02 pm

According to the FN News, Quiksilver has just announced that they are rebranding the parent company to Boardriders Inc. The are changing their name to signal a “new phase for the company and to better reflect its full range of brands, including Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes.”
 
More here.

Slavin Raphael to Represent Frame for Canada

on 03/06/2017 - 02:17 pm

Our friends over at Slavin Raphael just sent us a press release that they are the new Canadian sales agency for Frame.
www.frame-store.com
 
 
 
“Frame is a brand that bridges heritage and quality of manufacturing in Los Angeles with a distinctly European aesthetic. Its collections take inspiration from a French way of “dressed up casual” embodied but the style icons of the 1970’s”
 
We reached out to Avi Raphael to get some more details.
Q) Congrats on picking up Frame for the Canadian market. Can you tell us about the collection and what attracted you to it?  
Avi) They are the freshest and most innovative denim ...

FW17 KNOWSHOW Recap

on 02/02/2017 - 02:48 pm

With KNOWSHOW makings plans to expand to the East Coast later this year, the biannual trade show continues to add value to the Canadian market with each show. With over 275 brands represented at the Fall/Winter 2017 show, there were over 700 attendees from industry leading brands, distributors, buyers, and trend leaders alike.

In addition to the individual presentations happening across the floor, this year also saw the addition of the KNOWMore speaker series that highlighted some of the key issues faced by the market today as well as their solutions.
Below we had a chance to highlight some of the best KNOWSHOW had to offer from Fall/ 2017.



Bringing their one of a kind sneaker c ...

Apparel Textile Sourcing Show Announces Major Expansion

on 01/30/2017 - 11:45 am

Press Release
Canada’s largest apparel and textile sourcing show announces major expansion as Canadian industry imports reach all-time high
Thousands of retailers, manufacturers, designers and industry execs to benefit from 50 percent more exhibit space, new trends showcase and top speaker roster at Apparel Textile Sourcing Show
TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – The apparel and textile industry is alive and well – and thriving – in Canada. That’s the message of organizers of Canada’s largest apparel and textile sourcing show, Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC), which successfully debuted in Toronto in August 2016 with more than 200 booths of mer ...