Q&A: Ian Campbell-Smith, director of agency Palladio Associates.
What brands are you taking to the show?
Vilagallo, Twin Set, Ottod’Ame, Marie-Sixtine, Yerse, Hartford, European Culture, Rails, Chaser, DL1961, Yosi Samra, Bombshell, Body Frock, John & Pearl and Bdeluxed.
What are you looking forward to this year?
A more stable retail environment. Buyers have been more astute with their purchasing over the past year and are feeling more confident.
Do you think it will be busy?
Definitely. We are seeing more and more of our customers booking in to see us at Scoop. It’s an important show for them and for us. It’s becoming an essential event for every major contemporary retailer.
How has business been in general?
We are seeing steady growth, especially with in-season orders.