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Seminar Lounge // Penthouse on 13B

Seminars now take place in the CMC's Penthouse, 13th floor B-wing, same floor as TRANSIT Footwear Show.

RSVP! Free & open to the trade!

All seminars are free and open to the trade. Registration for LA Fashion Market is required. Click here for Registration policies.

Please RSVP! alyssa@cmcdtla.com | 213.630.3618

 


 

     


HOW MUCH SHOULD I BUY?

Mon, Jan 15 | 10:30a-11:30a

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

     

     

ROADMAP TO GROWTH

Mon, Jan 15 | 2p-3p

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

     

     

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR RETAILERS

Tue, Jan 16 | 10:30a-11:30a

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, Sheer Social

     

     

BUYING FOR CONSUMERS IN 2018

Tue, Jan 16 | 2:30p-3:30p

This seminar takes a look at the consumer trends for 2018 and what you need to know to prepare for a successful selling year. Syama Meagher is the founder and CEO of Scaling Retail, a retail strategy and creative agency based in NYC and LA. Her firm works with brands to integrate innovative sales, marketing and merchandising strategies. Global clients include: United Nations, LZL, and Sugarhigh Lovestoned.

Presented by: Syama Meagher, Scaling Retail