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RETAIL SEMINAR SERIES

All seminars are free and open to the trade. Registration for LA Fashion Market x LA Kids Market is required. Click here for Registration policies. Seminars are located in the CMC's Penthouse on 13B.

Please RSVP! alyssa@cmcdtla.com | 213.630.3616




MON, JAN 15  
10:30a-11:30a

HOW MUCH SHOULD I BUY?
This workshop will detail the need, benefits and workings of a productive open-to-buy system. Retailers will learn how to set up a buying plan to insure leaner, better balanced, faster turning inventory with fewer markdowns and a positive cash flow. Whether your store is new or old, small or large, brick and mortar or online, if you want to improve your bottom line, this is the seminar you must attend!

Presented by: Mort Haaz, OTB Retail Systems

   
2p-3p

ROADMAP TO GROWTH
Independent retail is having a growth spurt. Are you? Are you growing at the rate that you want to? Growing your business in today's competitive retail landscape is CRITICAL. But knowing how to grow your business is the key to success, profit, and increased market share. Dan Jablons, retail growth expert reveals the steps that the most successful retailers are taking to analyze and determine the best next move for your healthy growth and expansion.

Presented by: Dan Jablons, Retail Smart Guys

   
TUE, JAN 16  
10:30a-11:30a

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FASHION RETAILERS
Social media has become a key marketing tool for fashion retailers and, when utilized correctly, can be the most effective tool you have. This seminar will walk you through the basic steps of creating an online presence for your business, including: how to set up an account on each of the major social media platforms, the importance of posting effectively, & how to strategically grow your following the right way.

Presented by: Tracy Nour, Scheer Social

   
2:30p-3:30p

BUYING FOR CONSUMERS IN 2018
Retail buying is evolving as consumers’ spending is shifting. How do you buy for the consumer who can buy anything they want and have it delivered in a day? This talk, hosted by Syama Meagher, CEO of Scaling Retail, will explore how retailers can compete in a rapidly changing landscape.

Presented by: Syama Meagher, Scaling Retail

 


LA KIDS MARKET HOSPITALITY

Located on LA Kids Market floor 6A of the CMC.



CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Daily | Mornings | 6a Elevator Bank




KIDS BUYER LUNCH
Daily | 11a-1p | Participating 6A Showrooms
Stop by a participating LA Kids Market Showroom for a complimentary lunch voucher to use at a variety of onsite CMC eateries.




SNACK CART
Daily | Afternoons | 6A Hallways





MARKET SWEEPSTAKES

Five Lucky Buyers Will Win Cash Prizes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY! HERE’S HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
1. Pick up your official CMC Market Passport from the Registration Desk located in the lobby.
2. Fill out all requested contact information on the Passport.
3. Visit a total of 10 different CMC/LA Kids Market Showrooms and/or CMC Tradeshow Exhibitors during published show hours between January 15-17 and collect a Passport sticker & signature from each individual Showroom/Exhibitor.
4. Turn in the CMC Market Passport complete and with your business card attached to the Buyers Lounge (Suite A555) after all 10 of the Passport stickers & Showroom/Exhibitor signatures required for entry into the drawings have been collected.
5. Five winners will be announced one week after Market. Winners will be required to return and pick-up their prize at any future Market in 2018.

THE PRIZE
$500 (five winners)

THE RULES
1. Each Passport sticker & signature submitted must be collected from 10 different CMC/LA Kids Market Showrooms and/or different CMC Tradeshow Exhibitors.
2. All Passports must be turned in before 6p on Wednesday, January 17 to the Buyers Lounge (Suite A555). 
3. Five winners will be announced one week after Market. Winners will be required to return and pick-up their prize at any future Market in 2018.

 

Click here for more LA Fashion Market receptions & special events open to LA Kids Market buyers.

 
 

 

 


 

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LA KIDS MARKET SHOWROOMS ON FLOOR 6A.   9TH & MAIN. DTLA.   |   BUYERS 213.630.3618  |   LEASING 213.630.3646