Global Factors

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Trade fairs are dealing with worldly affairs, from Europe’s economic woes to China’s consumer shift.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

A look from Burberry Prorsum.


Slow Boat to Recovery in Europe

Brands and trade show exhibitors are adapting to the prolonged economic crisis.

clock May 15, 2013Samantha Conti and Arthur Friedman and Lorelei Marfil

The Japan Pavilion at the Global Sourcing Fair.


Dealing With Asia’s Shifting Dynamics

Eastern fairs are reacting to global economic and political factors.

clock May 15, 2013Lara Farrar



Amid Concerns, Germany Beefs Up

Euro zone woes are weighing on the country’s normally solid exhibition scene.

clock May 15, 2013Melissa Drier

Shopping the Off Price show.


U.K. Fairs Battle Adversity

The recession-weary country sees conditions improving in the second half.

clock May 15, 2013Lorelei Marfil

A trend area at Pitti Filati.


Italy Banks on Global Growth

Trade fair organizers see internet initiatives and customer service as key in tough times.

clock May 15, 2013Cynthia Martens

The crowd at Paris Mode City.


Paris Trade Fairs Stand United

The Paris exhibitions are betting on a new time slot and innovations to fight sluggish sales in Europe.

clock May 15, 2013Laure Guilbault


International Trade Shows Calendar

Listings are accurate as of press time, but attendees are encouraged to confirm dates and locations.

clock May 15, 2013WWD Staff


Today's Must Read

The Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway show at Phipps Plaza.


Simon Property Boosts Outlook as Retail Rebounds

clock 12hDavid Moin

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