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Nike losing teens in footrace with Adidas, analysts say

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 6 Months ago
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The investment bank and asset management firm Piper Jaffray released the findings of their latest biannual “Taking Stock with Teens” Survey, MarketWatch reports, and apparently, Nike is losing touch with teenagers. Instead, the demographic seems to be spending more with Adidas and Amazon. Before you throw out your swoosh-covered sweats and socks, Nike (NKE) still […]

Crocs, Inc. is making a resurgence

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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After a series of struggles, most recently an abysmal fourth quarter of 2016, Crocs, Inc. and its iconic foam clog are making a comeback, the Washington Post reports. The company posted a 28.4 percent year-over-year increase in net profit over the first six months of 2017, and according to the Post. Foot traffic in Crocs […]

ASOS to build $40 million warehouse in Atlanta, GA

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 9 Months ago
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ASOS, a British online fashion and beauty store, released a statement announcing plans to build a new warehouse in the United States on Tuesday, August 8, Business Insider reports. The giant e-commerce fulfillment center will be located in Union City, near Atlanta, GA and will cost the company an initial investment of $40 million to […]

J.C. Penney Toying with New Store Idea

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 9 Months ago
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J.C. Penney has plans to introduce toy stores within its department stores in an attempt to draw in more customers along with their families. The efforts are intended to recapture part of J.C. Penney’s past spirit when their stores drew in both children and their parents through their holiday catalogs. In order to reestablish a […]

Beyond the Runway: The Social Goings-On of New York Fashion Week: Mens

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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Todd Snyder and Raf Simmons, two renowned menswear designers who showcased their work at New York Fashion Week: Men’s this week, have made their livings putting at fashion shows. What turned heads Monday, though, Max Berlinger of The New York Times reports, was each man’s ability to put on a different kind of show: a […]

New York Fashion Week: Reclaiming American Culture One Stitch at a Time

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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The American fashion industry is struggling. In the past year, a number of formerly iconic American clothing retailers have shut their doors. True Religion Apparel, Inc. became the latest casualty earlier this month. Such brands are being pushed out of the market by foreign enterprises like H&M of Sweden and Spain’s Zara, which employ a […]

Men’s New York Fashion Week: What You Need to Know

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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This week marks the fifth season of the “New York Fashion Week: Men’s” fashioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. More than 50 brands will be showcasing their spring 2018 collections in the hopes of drawing attention from editors and retail executives. Lower Manhattan has become a playground buzzing with models, designers and […]

No Longer Up for Sale: Abercrombie & Fitch’s Stock Drops

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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Teen clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch have said on Monday that it is no longer up for sale. Despite being in poor health and having fielded takeover offers, A&F have instead decided to fix itself. This update resulted in Abercrombie shares dropping 10 percent in premarket trading, and a decrease in market value down to […]

True Religion Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Submits Reconstruction Plan

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 Months ago
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True Religion Apparel, Inc. announced Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. The company joins a host of fellow California apparel enterprises, including American Apparel Inc., Pacific Sunwear of California Inc., Nasty Gal Inc. and Wet Sea, who have also gone bankrupt. The outbreak of retail failures comes as consumers continue to […]

Amazon’s $10 Bras Target Big Box Retailers, Not Victoria’s Secret

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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Rumors of Amazon’s plan to begin selling its own brand of $10 bras was initially seen as a play against Victoria’s secret. However, a note published by Morgan Stanley explains that Amazon’s budget bras are more of a threat to big box retailers like Walmart and Target, since Victoria’s Secret typically sells bras around $40. […]

Add Sears and Kmart to List of Retailers Boycotting Trump Products

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Two major United States retailers added their names to the list of companies that refuse to carry Trump products. The boycott on Trump products continues on with the addition of Sears Holdings and Kmart. The two announced on Saturday that they will no longer be the carrier of the Trump Home collection available online. The […]

Severe Changes in Store for American Apparel

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Things aren’t going so well for many retail companies in the last few months. Sears Holdings closed dozens of its stores, Macy’s did the same, and The Limited said farewell to all 250 of its stores. Now, American Apparel is shutting down all 110 of its stores. However, even though American Apparel is gone, the […]

The Limited Closes Its Doors

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Many retailers suffered at the hands of online shopping this holiday season. The Limited has also announced that it is closing all 250 of its stores. It’s assumed that this is due to consumer preference for online shopping. Leslie H. Wexner started The Limited in 1963. The store got its name for its limited variety of […]

Aspire Heads to NYC; Creativity, Achievements and Education to be Highlighted

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Whether it be food, business, or fashion New York City has well-earned it reputation as the greatest city in the world. New York City is also known for its diverse creativity. In February, it hosts an event that will hopefully bring inspiration to artist over the world. The event is called the ASPIRE FESTIVAL. ASP FEST, […]

China Trades Luxury Goods for Adidas?

  • Joanna Mei
  • 2 Years ago
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China’s luxury market is facing some new competition. In 2015, half of the global luxury market consisted of Chinese consumers. These consumers are now setting their eyes on sportswear. But why did this trend surface? There are but two reasons. Recently, luxury goods are becoming less accessible to the Chinese middle class due to last […]

Louboutin Announces Their Own App

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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Christian Louboutin is going beyond fashion and making it easier for you to edit the perfect #ootd for Instagram. Louboutinize is the ultimate photo editing app that easily changes a color or even the texture of a photo with just a touch. Launched as of August 10, the photo-filtering app is available for iPhone users […]

Serena Williams Slams in Every Way

  • Sabrina Ford
  • 3 Years ago
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Sports Illustrated states that Serena Williams has one of the most sustained careers in the history of athletics. Williams who is not shy in the athletic world she is just as equal to the fashion world.  Not only is she not afraid to get her hands on new projects,  she has proven her abilities in […]

Adidas Passes on Rockport to New Balance

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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Adidas no longer holds the ownership of its Rockport business. As of Monday, Adidas has officially handed over their company to both Berkshire Partners LLC and New Balance Holding, Inc.. Both companies who bought Rockport are in affiliation with the New Balance brand. Berkshire is a Boston-based investment firm and New Balance, Inc. is head […]

Limited Too Clothing Chain Store to Re-launch

  • Leanne Coelho
  • 3 Years ago
  • 1
It is every twelve year-old’s dilemma of being torn between dressing-up as a child and dressing-up as an older teenager. Some of the most fashionably confusing years of one’s life are possibly the “tween” years indeed. One such store that was around between the late 1980’s and the early 2000’s was Limited too Inc. The […]

A Study Reveals That Millennials are Loving Denim

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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Denim will always be classic, and for millennials (ages 18-34), it is all they can think about. In a study done by NPD, millennials represent 28 percent of all jean sales in the U.S., showing a renewed interest in the denim market. In the last 12 months, ending in May 2015, jean sales as a […]
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