With the rapid fire pace of trends in today's footwear market, this seminar will analyze the tipping points that contribute to their market prevalence. Designer Coye Nokes will be on hand to discuss her various sources of design inspiration and how to balance on-trend with an original viewpoint. Fashion Editor Mosha Lundström Halbert will also address some of the key forward-looking footwear styles for the Spring '15 season and onwards.
Alibaba has always provided the opportunity for buyers to find the right manufacturing for their needs. Not many businesses know that they can also use Alibaba to sell to consumers in China through their platforms. We would like to talk about the benefits Alibaba’s complete ecosystem provides for businesses to find manufacturers as well as find international consumers for their products. Alibaba is the New Frontier!
Join our panel of experts, while they share their experiences in developing successful licensing programs. Tap into additional revenue streams by expanding outside of your core product category through outbound licensing initiatives. Learn how industry leaders have leveraged established and emerging brands through collaborations and inbound licensing partnerships to take a competitive lead in the market.
Two-thirds of consumers are willing to spend more with a company that provides excellent customer service, but only 7% say that businesses exceed their expectations. This is an incredible opportunity for those retailers that can deliver a more engaging and differentiated experience. Participants learn what makes a customer experience extraordinary, the key primary touch points, and specific actions that retailers can take to create a more productive customer experience.
Where is fashion going? Several different directions, all at the same time, and all are fashion-right for the right consumer. Colors, textiles, design and inspiration are offering so many options that it is important to understand what really matters and what are the key forces moving fashion forward today. David Wolfe’s presentation tracks what’s happening in the world and where fashion is going from season-to-season.
Sam Poser, Managing Director and Equity Analyst at Sterne Agee will moderate the discussion of how retailers can reach their customers through numerous channels as well as enhance their brand identity at the same time.
With the product safety regulatory environment constantly changing and expanding at the state level, and with it bringing significant economic impacts, it is imperative that apparel and footwear companies have a thorough understanding of the regulations. Learn what it means to be compliant and how to establish systems that accurately report and validate your processes to achieve compliance.
Come to an open discussion about how to survive and thrive in our changing retail environment. Hear from the experts, ask questions and get answers. Get in on the conversation! Network with the industry's strongest reps, retailers and vendors. For those who attended the USRA May event, the conversation continues. For those who missed the USRA May event, join the conversation on the hottest topic in our industry today!
In the course of their daily quest to deliver great product, brand visibility, and of course, profitability, today’s executive faces a myriad of opportunities as well as disrupters. With the ability to sell anywhere, anyplace, anytime, learn what it takes to lead, innovate and engage.
A discussion on how to create a brand that speaks to a targeted customer. How to pinpoint that customer and determine how to reach them. In today's competitive market you need a Brand Strategy in order to have a clear message. Understanding what it takes to design, develop and source unique product is critical for branded, private label and start-ups alike.