One of the largest shows for sourcing just ended, Magic, www.magiconline.com
. It features many top brands, as well as new independent designers in categories of women, men, and children as well as sub-categories like juniors, shoes, and accessories, and it`s sister-shows, Project and Pool. I don`t know what your niche is, but traveling to the shows is a good way to define what your store will carry...and they are mostly seasonal (meaning accessories is more of broad range of shopping during the whole year, women`s, men`s and childrens go by the season). So you shop in advance of the seasons. The season I just shopped for was the fall, although the show was took place over the dates of Feb. 11-16.
A good way to find the shows, and the subequent lines that are featured during the shows is on www.infomat.com
. This website lists most of the bigger shows, from all over the world, including the United States.