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Italian fairs are showing gains in exhibitors and buyers — a sign that business is recovering.

Italian Fairs Add Visitors and Exhibitors

Italian fairs are showing gains in exhibitors and buyers — a sign that business is recovering.

From slow demand to external fears, the macroeconomic outlook from London to Beijing is challenging.

European, Asian Economies Continue to Face Hurdles

While these may not be the worst of times for the fashion industry, they’ve certainly been painful for luxury players and high street retailers alike, with the next six months set to deliver more slow growth and uneven demand.

Forging Ahead: Economic concerns aside, expectations are high for a busy second half for trade shows.

International Trade Show Calendar July-December 2016

A listing of International Trade Show for July through December.

With a slightly improved outlook for the second half, Paris trade show organizers tweak strategies to meet buyers’ and brands’ needs.

Paris Trade Show Organizers Adjust Strategy

With a slightly improved outlook for the second half, Paris trade show organizers tweak strategies to meet buyers’ and brands’ needs.

Organizers say exhibitions help navigate tough times.

German Trade Show Organizers Navigate Tough Times

Despite the many challenges buffeting the apparel manufacturing and retail sectors at home and abroad, Germany’s fair organizers are gearing up for a solid second-half trade show season.

Men’s wear, unisex clothing and lifestyle sections are among the most popular new categories at trade events.

London’s Trade Show Strategy Includes Adding New Categories

Men’s wear, unisex clothing and lifestyle sections are among the most popular new categories at trade events.

Masculinity is trending in women's wear this fall.

Gender-Bending Looks Strong for Fall in Atlanta

Buyers searched for summer immediates, as well as fall looks.

S. Collier showroom displays looks by Blank

Dallas FIG Fights Off Weather and Oil Woes

Sales representatives and designers said traffic was off, variously attributing it to a slow start to spring retailing, the oil bust and market timing.

On the runway in Dallas.

Caution Weighs on Buying at Dallas Market

Retailers in Houston, Oklahoma City and other energy-centric areas in this territory are feeling the effects of the oil bust.