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Nike losing teens in footrace with Adidas, analysts say

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 7 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 […]

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

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 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
  • 10 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wet Seal Says All Stores to Close?

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Wet Seal Inc. would appear to be one of the many retailers to close its doors as of late. Wet Seal was established in 1962 in Newport Beach and named Lorne’s after its founder Lorne Huycke. The name of the company was later changed when Huycke’s wife saw a model in a black bathing suit […]

Official Made In Italy Pops Up In NYC

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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When people think of New York City, they automatically envision fashion. New York has long been the epicenter of fashion icons, inquisitive style, and innovative creativity. The company Official Made in Italy recently joined the chain of stores that line Broadway, and several New York notables made appearances, such as fashion producer and media guru […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Geoffrey Beene Raises Millions for Charity

  • Taylor Brown
  • 3 Years ago
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The clothing company Geoffrey Beene is giving back and raising funds to help cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. “Woven into every new garment and accessory is our pledge for a better future for all of us through GBGB Geoffrey Beene Gives Back,” said G. Thomas Hutton, President of Geoffrey Beene LLC. In 2008, […]

Levi’s and Google Are Making Your Clothing Into Smart-Clothing

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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It is one thing for our accessories to go tech, but Levi Strauss & Co and Google Inc. are collaborating to make your clothing from jeans, shirts and underwear tech savvy as well. The companies are calling it Project Jacquard and it is officially being introduced to Google developers at their Friday May 29 conference. […]

Macy’s Backstage to Open in Fall

  • Taylor Brown
  • 3 Years ago
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Macy’s is offering its shoppers alternative stores with lower prices. Similar to Nordstrom’s “Off the Rack”, and Sak’s “Off Fifth”, they will have their own version of an “off-price” outlet business. The new store will be called “Macy’s Backstage”. As of February, TJX, the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Home Goods and Marshalls, reported annual […]

The Rise of Vince

  • Juliane DeGiovine
  • 3 Years ago
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Do you know Vince? Ever since its Los Angeles-based establishment in 2002, the Vince Camuto label—owned by the Camuto Group, who also holds Tory Burch and BCBG under its expansive belt—has experienced nothing but growth. Here, we delve into how Vince transformed into the literally billion-dollar brand it is today. Set in mind as a […]

Barneys Settles with $525,000 for Racial Profiling Probe

  • Jana Ruthberg
  • 4 Years ago
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In order to settle claims that the upscale department store mistreated black costumers, Barneys New York agreed to pay a $525,000 penalty. After the retailer was reported to have targeted black costumers with unwarranted, intense scrutiny and falsely accusing them of committing fraudulent crimes, they had to pay for such damages. The company was found […]

H&M Partners With Kate Mara and Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wujek

  • Jana Ruthberg
  • 4 Years ago
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To kick off Fall 2014’s New York Fashion Week, H&M has announced a collaboration with actor Kate Mara and celebrity stylish Johnny Wujek. The best friend duo will be curating H&M storefront windows at nine New York store locations. The window display designs will be inspired by their love for New York City and driven […]
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