SOURCING at MAGIC Day 3: Seminars

In addition to being the most extensive fashion sourcing event, SOURCING at MAGIC hosts a wide array of seminars and events during the show. If you can fit it into your schedule or chance taking a break from walking the floor, take a seat and learn about some great fashion industry insights.

Find a highlight below for Day 3s seminars schedule:

Sterne Agee Presents: The Sole of Omni Channel 8:00 – 9:00

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S224

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.

Fashion 2014: The Colors, Silhouettes, Textures, and Trends 9:00 – 10:00

Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, WWDMagic Buyer’s Suite, Booth 62525

Renowned runway production artist James Campbell brings brands and buyers up to speed with a must-see slide show, delivering an illuminating look at the latest 2014 colors, textures, trends and silhouettes.

Key Fashion, Fabric and Color Trends for Fall/Winter 2015-16 9:30 – 10:30

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231

Discover Trendstop’s key fashion themes for Fall/Winter 2015-16. Gain an insight into our trend forecasts and how we have arrived at our key directions. Learn about our highly sought after Fall/Winter 2015-16 Pantone color forecast with color usage suggestions, key print and materials forecast for contemporary markets covering womenswear, menswear, kidswear and home.

Denim: Trends For The World’s Favorite Fashion 10:30 – 11:30

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S229

Join Cotton Inc. as they explore the latest in denim trends showing us where the world’s most loved fashion category will be heading this year.  From new fabric and dye innovations to the latest in styling, discover where denim is headed.

Footwear News Presents: Translating The Trends – Spring ’15 11:00 – 12:00

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S224

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.

Movers and Shakers of E-Commerce 1:30 – 2:30

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231

How do you launch a successful e-commerce site and hit your target audience keeping them engaged with product offerings and social messaging? Our panel of experts from the e-tailing space will share their experiences and future strategies for making successful sites for both brands and retailers.

Inventory Is Your Retail Heart, Is It Healthy? 4:00 – 5:00

Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, WWDMagic Buyer’s Suite, Booth 62525

With inventory being the heart of a retail business, RMA’s Paul Erickson starts with the basics, sharing alternative concepts, techniques and formulas to improve inventory turnover, cash flow and gross margin.

How Not To Start A Fashion Line 5:00 – 6:00

Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Level 2, Room S231

Five of the top common mistakes that designers makes that sets them up for failure before they even get started.


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