Exclusive New Partnership with CommentSold Creates Live Selling Destinations at ANDMORE Apparel Markets
Partnership Extends Across All 2024 Atlanta Apparel and Las Vegas Apparel Shows
ATLANTA, GA/ LAS VEGAS, NV, January 11, 2024 – ANDMORESM has announced a new partnership with video commerce platform CommentSold, bringing “Go Live” technology, stations, staff and resources exclusively to Atlanta Apparel and Las Vegas Apparel throughout 2024. The collaborative offering, which spans seven ANDMORE Apparel markets throughout 2024, will debut in Atlanta, February 6 – 9 and in Las Vegas, February 13 – 15.
“This partnership between ANDMORE and CommentSold provides cutting-edge technology that allows retailers to connect with their customers directly from the tradeshow floor,” said Caron Stover, ANDMORE SVP, apparel. “Buyers can utilize CommentSold ‘go lives’ from market not only to make real-time retail sales and but also to get immediate customer feedback that can influence buying decisions.”
CommentSold provides retailers with a comprehensive live sales solution, which includes onboarding and strategic guidance to cutting-edge go-live technology and efficient backend solutions for inventory management, invoicing and fulfillment. The video commerce platform gives retailers the power to sell live on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Shopify or other chosen platforms.
The technology and expertise CommentSold offers will be demonstrated exclusively at ANDMORE Apparel Markets, bringing 8 – 10 full-service “Go Live” booths to Atlanta’s new 5th Floor buyer resource center and 2 – 3 booths to Las Vegas Apparel’s show floor. Both markets will offer CommentSold lounges and product stations, featuring the newest brand trends for buyers to pull products for live selling sessions. Additionally, CommentSold staff will be onsite at both locations to assist retailers going live and to share more information about the platform.
"In the spirit of innovation and commerce, CommentSold is excited to announce our dynamic partnership with ANDMORE Apparel Markets. This collaboration marks the convergence of retail and real-time, empowering shops to thrive at markets and present their market finds instantly to their dedicated audience, driving immediate sales," said Gautam Goswami, CEO of CommentSold. "Together, we craft an experience that provides retailers a platform to unveil seasonal treasures while offering shoppers the thrill of instant exposure and the privilege of being part of the purchasing journey. With CommentSold powering the live sale studios at ANDMORE's Atlanta and Las Vegas Apparel markets, our joint venture propels the retail experience into an era of excitement, connection, and boundless opportunities."
CommentSold: CommentSold is the North American leader in live-selling technology (ranked by G2), enabling over 7,000 small to mid-sized retailers with live-selling tools, generating over 170 million items sold with $4.2B+ in lifetime GMV. CommentSold’s technology continues to provide businesses and creators of all sizes with best-in-class solutions for simultaneously delivering engaging live video commerce experiences across all their sales channels. CommentSold moved into direct-to-consumer commerce by acquiring assets of Popshoplive, a community-driven livestream shopping marketplace app at the intersection of social, e-commerce and entertainment. Continuing to innovate in 2023, they launched Videeo for Shopify. This game-changing Shopify app revolutionizes customer engagement and enhances shopping experiences through a multitude of innovations. Designed to integrate seamlessly with Shopify, Videeo empowers businesses to convert shoppers into super fans and repeat customers.
Atlanta Apparel: ANDMORE’s five Atlanta Apparel markets feature the latest looks in contemporary, young contemporary, women’s modern, shoes, fashion accessories and more, plus specialty categories such as children’s and plus-size at AmericasMart Atlanta. Atlanta Apparel is owned and operated by ANDMORE℠. For more information, visit Atlanta-Apparel.com
Las Vegas Apparel – Las Vegas Apparel’s West Coast fashion sourcing market – adds a curated mix of young contemporary apparel and accessories to Las Vegas Fashion Week offerings each February and August at the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas. Las Vegas Apparel is owned and operated by ANDMORE℠. For more information, visit www.LasVegas-Apparel.com.
About ANDMORE℠: ANDMORE, formerly International Market Centers, is an Omnichannel Wholesale Marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base. www.ANDMORE.com