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Apparel Online India February, 1-15, 2016

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Not enough buyers at India’s biggest garment sourcing fair

The 56th IIGF was a very slow affair this year with very few buyers turning up at the fair grounds for the three-day event though the organizers claimed that 800-plus buyers from across the globe were expected to visit. The general response among most of the participants was ‘disappointment’. Many of the exporters blamed the bad timing of the fair as the reason for poor footfall. They stated that holding the fair twice a year serves no purpose, particularly the one in January, which is an A/W show, a season that is not the strength of India. Most of the exhibitors who have been taking part at this event for years were of the opinion that the fair was never…

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