TASM is HOT on Social Media!

“Executive Director, Laura Conwell-Obrien, and other leading industry executives, recently discussed Social Media impact on our business, featured brands, business challenges, attendance forecast and business outlook for 2016 with the Footwear News’ Nikara...

The Atlanta Shoe Market: Bigger is Better

THE ATLANTA SHOE Market (TASM) once again smashed attendance records during its Aug. 17-19 edition, boasting a roster of more than 900 exhibitors and 1,800 brands that cemented its reputation as the go-to show for retailers from the Southeast and beyond. “We have been...

Strong Southern Biz Boosts Mood at Atlanta Show

The spring thaw has come early to footwear retailers in the Southeast, according to buyers and vendors at the Atlanta Shoe Market, held Feb. 18-20 at the Cobb Galleria Centre and Renaissance Hotel. After years of slow sales, retailers reported an improvement in...

The Atlanta Shoe Show Business

By Erin E. Clack The outlook for spring ’13 is bright. As the trade show season kicks off this month, organizers of the industry’s biggest domestic events told Footwear News there is a general feeling the shoe business is bouncing back. Buoyed by strong spring sales...

Atlanta Retailers Go Colorful

By Barbara Schneider-Levy It’s going to be a bright spring, according to buyers attending the Atlanta Shoe Market last month. Colorful, rich tones were among the top trends on retailers’ shopping lists, followed by performance-driven looks in the barefoot and...

Southern Stores Adapting to Changing Economic Conditions

By Jennie Bell ATLANTA — Despite slow sales during the summer months, retailers at the Atlanta Shoe Market were maintaining a positive outlook for spring ’12. Most storeowners said their buying budgets remain the same from the previous year, though rising wholesale...