In-line skating, women's are top focus at ISPO

Fallon, James
August 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/15/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 32, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the showcase of in-line skating and women's wear at the 1996 ISPO sporting goods and apparel fair held in Munich, Germany. Decline in buyer attendance; Optimistic outlook of the sporting goods and apparel executives about the market; Increasing emphasis on women's sports and activewear.


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