BATA (Big And Tall Associates) has been the premier buying organization for Big & Tall menswear since its founding in 1972. BATA holds 2 major buying shows per year in conjunction with the Chicago Collective at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois. There, BATA members can shop manufacturers of menswear in all categories from innovators to the largest corporate producers.


MontréaL CollectionS under which Québec’s offices in Canada and the United States promote Montréal fashion and business creativity throughout North America. One of the main roles of MontréaL CollectionS is to put retail buyers and representatives in contact with Québec manufacturers of women's, men's and children's wear. More than 100 Québec companies are currently active in the apparel sector in the Midwest selling to large chains as well as to independent stores throughout the region.


DLS Outfitters represents a select group of men and women's specialty stores throughout the country. It is their goal to help our stores make shopping an exciting and pleasurable experience for their customer. This encompassess outstanding merchandise and presentation, interesting displays, sales promotions, advertising, technology, building websites, email campaigns and reward programs. DLS holds 2 Meetings a year in conjunction with the Chicago Collective.


The Shaw Group is proud to be the leader in menswear retailer rebuilding. Boasting over three decades of combined profitable operations with our clients, The Shaw Group has made its mark as the "go-to" group for financial backing, as well as offering clear, reliable help to guide your decisions.