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Italian Trade Shows Banking on the American Plan

A strong economy Stateside is boosting prospects in Italy.


Berlin Trade Shows Regaining Their Traction

German shows are trying an array of strategies to boost their international appeal.


London Trade Shows Chase Fresh Opportunities

British organizers plan expansions and special features to lure traffic.


China Fairs Shrug Off Malaise

China’s fashion focus is shifting to Shanghai.

Tight Budgets Mark Dallas FIG Buying

Given sluggish fall business, most retailers kept budgets flat or down for spring.

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China’s Watch-Buying Habits Are Changing

Purchasing patterns are shifting.

Dragon Crowd China facility

Manufacturer Dragon Crowd Charts Course for Growth

The company sees an untapped potential in retail as it effects a recently completed five-year strategic plan and inches closer to completion on a new factory in Vietnam.

Weather Impacts Buying at Dallas Market

Retailers generally reported their spring plan was even or down a bit with last year, and some planned to place slim orders now and fill in later.

Pentland Group Set to Launch a Sustainability Center for Businesses

The Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business will open on Oct. 27.