MILAN — Handbag and accessories trade show Mipel TheBagShow highlighted the importance of reworking heritage to meet demanding consumers’ needs and targeting the U.S., despite the strong euro.
The trade show, held Feb. 11 to 14 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds, wrapped with a 5.6 percent increase in the number of visitors, totaling 11,000 people mainly represented by international buyers. As Roberto Briccola, vice president of Aimpes, Italy’s leather manufacturers’ association, pointed out that Mipel prioritizes “qualified visitors, such as the big [retail] companies’ buyers,” he said.
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