Worldwide Reports Record Attendance at Fall 2013 Trade Show

Worldwide, the member-owned buying group for independent sporting goods retailers, reports a record number of members and vendors attended its Fall 2013 Trade show.

Approximately 640 booths exhibited more than 800 lines during the two-day show, which is held in Reno, NV. A record 260 retailers with moe than 550 store locations were buying camping/outdoor, fishing, shooting sports, apparel and footwear. Of 27 new prospective member retailers in attendance, 13 became new members at the show.

The buying activity showed optimism for the upcoming holiday season and the spring selling season in all of these categories. The next Worldwide Buying Group Show will be held in Reno, Nevada Feb. 10 – 13, 2014.