Westmoor Manufacturing, M & F Western Products to Open New Showrooms at Dallas Market Center
—Leading western manufacturers embrace WESA move to Dallas—
DALLAS – November 14, 2018 – Dallas Market Center, the leading marketplace for retailers from around the world, has announced that Westmoor Manufacturing Company, including its Panhandle, Rock and Roll Denim, and Rock and Roll Cowgirl brands, and M&F Western Products will open new showrooms inside its growing western marketplace.
“These important commitments by leading companies are a testimony to their confidence in the strong future of the industry and their vision for new opportunities ahead in Dallas,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “On behalf of our retail customers and WESA, we look forward to working with them to maximize their business success by serving their core customers efficiently plus expanding their reach to new customers seeking quality products.”
In order to reach thousands of loyal buyers, Westmoor Manufacturing Company and M & F Western Products join a growing number of companies investing in a Dallas marketplace featuring hundreds of western lifestyle brands. No other marketplace in the U.S. attracts more buyers seeking western and western-inspired products, including retailers broadening their merchandise mix and seeking the diversity of products found only in Dallas.
Westmoor Manufacturing Company has been a Dallas exhibitor for decades and will dramatically expand its showroom in order to showcase additional new products from across its Panhandle, Rock and Roll Denim, and Rock and Roll Cowgirl brands. The family-owned company honors its authentic cowboy inspiration through its small but impactful style details, western prints, and supreme fit. The newer brands push boundaries with new prints, stylized embroidery, and modern trends. Through these brands the company has continued to pursue its love of fashion, persistently and consistently designing and creating stylish, high-quality merchandise.
“We welcome this opportunity to showcase our products in a dynamic environment with new energy and to expand our business,” said Jamison Hochster, Westmoor Manufacturing. “We are bullish on our future at Dallas Market Center with the upcoming WESA shows and with the markets and events year-round.”
M & F Western Products will feature its legendary accessories including belts, wallets, buckles, handbags, and much more. The company is renowned for having the largest inventory on hand, the quickest distribution, the best brands, and the latest fashions. They serve leading western stores, department stores, men’s stores, ranch stores, and gift shops.
“Since 1969 we have been serving great customers with quality westernwear accessories,” said Mickey Eddins, president, M & F Western Products. “We are pleased to expand into new space and to showcase even more of the best brands and the latest fashions to more buyers attending markets and the WESA shows.”
Dallas Market Center is the largest marketplace in the world for western lifestyle products including apparel and accessories, gifts, and home décor. In addition to these core categories, new product resources including tack, farm and ranch products and equipment, workwear and safety wear, camping, and outdoor categories are being added to the marketplace and will create a comprehensive product destination.
The facility will undergo significant updates prior to the launch of WESA’s International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets in 2021. The combined experience of Dallas Market Center and WESA is more than 160 years of bringing buyers and sellers together.
The bi-annual WESA shows will attract thousands of retail decision makers to Dallas including major stores, independent western retailers, apparel stores, gift shops, e-commerce, and other buyers seeking new products. A change of venue for the WESA shows will cause more buyers to explore new resources across the product spectrum and will create more opportunities for business growth. For exhibitors, the move creates better options for opening new accounts.
The addition of this trade event extends Dallas Market Center’s position as the most complete wholesale marketplace in North America for lifestyle products. Centrally located within a short travel time from any location in the U.S. and Latin America, the marketplace is also situated in the strongest economic zone in the U.S. and serves five of the 10 fastest growing U.S. cities in its immediate region.
About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com
About WESA and the International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets
The Western & English Sales Association (WESA) was organized in 1921 and its founders launched an initial trade show in Denver in January 1922, with the goal of creating a forum where retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives could conduct business in an atmosphere of fair trade and fellowship. Today, WESA is more than 900 members strong and produces the International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets, the world’s largest trade events for the Equestrian Industry, attracting a constantly growing global audience. WESA Markets are regarded as the single-sourcing entity for more than 1,300 product lines, bringing more than 4,500 retailers to the WESA Markets each year. WESA also serves as a source for information and education for retailers and exhibitors, bringing soil business and lifestyle expertise to the trade, through Market seminars and demonstrations. The WESA website is available at https://wesatradeshow.com/