Day two of mainstream Birmingham trade show Moda was quiet on the floor, yet exhibitors reported quality buyers and deals being done on stands.
Video: Moda exhibitors talk trends and tradeVideoSubscription
Occasionwear brand John Charles and mainstream womenswear brand Ronen Chen talk to Drapers about trends and trade at Moda in Birmingham (July 9-11).
Moda sees slow but positive startSubscription
Quality buyers. Positive mood. Lacklustre attendance. Sunday, the first day of Moda at the NEC, echoed almost exactly the experience at Pure London and Scoop International in the capital last weekend.
Moda: Autumn 15 CollectionsSubscription
While buyers at Moda remained faithful to their tried and tested brands, they also sought something different to get shoppers spending.
Brands welcomed the positive attitude of buyers on the second and third days of Moda from February 16-17, reporting a renewed interest in new or different labels as independent retailers look to stand out from the competition.
The clashing dates of three global trade shows next February caused concern among footwear brands exhibiting at Milanese trade show Micam this week.
Moda: Spring 15 collections Subscription
Mainstream brands delivered plenty of colour and print at Birmingham’s NEC.
Gabicci acquires Oakman label on licenceSubscription
Mainstream menswear label Oakman has become part of the Gabicci group following a licensing deal between the two parties.
Video: Day Two Moda roundupVideoSubscription
Buyers and exhibitors at the Birmingham trade show were in a positive mood after the storms subsided and buying got underway.
Video: Moda's Nick Cook discusses the trade show's layout changesVideoSubscription
Drapers speaks to Nick Cook, Moda’s commercial director, about the changes made this season to the Birmingham trade show’s layout and the impact this has had.