Boots Will Dominate Fall ‘18

Once again, retailers are booting up for fall. Buyers shopping the Atlanta Shoe Market, Feb. 17 to Feb. 19, had boots topping their shopping lists. However, determining whether the ever-popular short or tall styles would be the favorite among consumers remains a...

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The Atlanta Shoe Market

Despite the shaky retail environment, The Atlanta Shoe Market remained a reliable source for retailers to shop the market this past weekend. Once again, the Cobb Galleria Centre was maxed out with more than 1,800 lines of footwear, accessories and handbags...

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Trade Show Planner

We will de­but the Fashionada Lounge, located in the Fashion Col­lection area of the show. It's a destination for retailers, giving them a platform to ex­change ideas, recharge and enjoy complimentary bever­ages and snacks daily." Five new brands to see: Katy Perry,...

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Footwear News Features TASM

LAURA CONWELL-O’BRIEN, executive director, The Atlanta Shoe Market Most excited for: “Each season, we try to implement something new for all our attendees. This season, we are in the process of rolling out several new interactive initiatives that will take place on...

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Standing Out In Atlanta!

It’s going to be a casual and comfortable spring ’17 season with major color stories, according to retailers shopping the Atlanta Shoe Market. The show, held from Aug. 20- 22 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, had stores such as Dale’s Shoes in Daytona Beach,...

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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 Johns. For...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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What’s New at the Fall ’12 Markets

All signs point to an active and profitable fall ’12 season, according to the heads of the industry’s largest domestic trade shows. Event organizers told Footwear News they expect footwear’s momentum — and profitability — to continue through the fall. And while they...

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On the Road Again

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...

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Show Times

TASM: HOT-LANTA Buyers at TASM in Atlanta shopped the busiest show yet, reports Laura Conwell-O'Brien, show manager and executive director of Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association. "This isn't a regional show anymore; this is the new WSA," she proclaims. Compared to...

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Massive Turnout in Atlanta for the August Spring Market

August 20, 2012 – Atlanta, GA . . .Even a brooding sky and mid-afternoon thunderstorms couldn’t keep attendees from the August 17-19, 2012 edition of the semi-annual Atlanta Shoe Market. For as long as anyone can remember, the Atlanta market has been growing “like...

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Trade Show Planner: The Atlanta Shoe Market

AUG. 17-19 Cobb Galleria Centre & Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta Kicking off with a casino and cocktail party at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, The Atlanta Shoe Market will host a meeting of the Southeastern Independent Retailers organization. A color...

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New Dates for Atlanta Shoe Market

The Atlanta Shoe Market is on the move. The trade show, organized by Southeastern Shoe Travelers Inc., has changed its dates for the upcoming August 2012 event to avoid possible overlap with Magic and FN Platform. New dates for the Atlanta market will be Aug. 17-19,...

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Retailers Upbeat On Fall

By Barbara Schneider-Levy Buyers shopping last week’s Atlanta Shoe Market said the outlook for fall is positive, despite uncertainty among consumers regarding the outcome of the upcoming presidential election. “[The success of the season] really depends on what...

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SHOW TIME!

It’s all here: key fall trends, show vibes and industry buzz coming out of The Atlanta Shoe Market. It was business as usual this February at The Atlanta Shoe Market—meaning more brands and more buyers, as the show continues its steady growth and becomes a go-to show...

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For more than a decade The Atlanta Shoe Market has been recording dramatic increases in the number of lines on exhibit at its semi-annual shows. Now, not only is the show floor of the Cobb Galleria Centre sold out, so are the hallways, the meeting rooms, the...

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