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 ...

FW17 KNOWSHOW Chat with Perry Pugh

on 01/30/2017 - 11:20 am

Earlier this month, the KNOWSHOW took place at the Vancouver Trade & Convention centre. We had a chance to chat with Perry Pugh, KNOWSHOW co-founder and GM to chat about the show where they are heading with it.
 
Hey Perry - How was your first show with your new partners?
 
I'm really happy with how this show turned out. It has been a whirlwind year with the transition into a new organization but we set some specific goals and were able to meet them and that is a good start.  
 

The speaker series seems to be a great success. Can you give us some highlights or a look into where you are planning to take this?
 
We sat down with a group of key retail ...

Vancity Original for Chinatown 2017

on 01/30/2017 - 10:45 am

Our friends at Vancity Original® are at it again. Last week, they took the wraps off their latest “Chinatown” collection to coincide with the Chinese New Year. Check out the images below and be sure to check out www.vancityoriginal.com for more information.
 
 
About the Collection
Gung Hay Fat Choy! Firecrackers, Fire Rooster, Chinese New Year is gonna be lit! Vancity Original® is back with a fresh collection to honour Vancouver's historic Chinatown. To celebrate the only bird in the zodiac, the Rooster will be featured prominently throughout the collection. Vancity Original® for Chinatown 2017 also includes nods to classic Chinese food like Beef & ...