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Nordstrom CEO on Going Local

Nordstrom's recent localization efforts are part of a wider push to serve customers on their terms.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Cocona Gets the Go-Ahead in Patent Lawsuit Against Columbia, The North Face

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Scabrenta, using its proprietary technology and deep knowledge of Italian leather making, will be an important R&D hub for various kinds of leather solutions within the ISA group.

Athletic apparel manufacturer Badger Sportswear is acquiring Alleson Athletic, a producer of in-stock uniforms and custom sublimated garments. 

Together, the businesses will offer superior quality apparel, more customized product options and rapid fulfillment and service for team dealers, decorators and collegiate bookstores.

True Religion has a plan to reduce debt from $471 million to $113.5 million as it emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy four months after filing.

Nicola Glass is expected to begin her role early in the new calendar year, and will succeed Deborah Lloyd, the brand’s current creative director who, in the wake of the Tapestry, Inc. acquisition, made the decision to exit the brand in 2018.

Tapestry, Inc. reports that Nicola Glass is joining the company as creative director of Kate Spade.

Lee Holman, lululemon athletica inc.'s executive vice president and creative director, has resigned for personal reasons.

He'll stay on through Dec. 31.

Emilie Arel brings extensive operating experience in apparel merchandising, retail technology, marketing and e-commerce to FULLBEAUTY.

Emilie Arel brings extensive operating experience in apparel merchandising, retail technology, marketing and e-commerce to FULLBEAUTY.

In this new position, Lydia Seifert will bring her nearly 20 years of retail industry experience to manage the launch and day-to-day operations of the 115,000-square-foot, two-level retail destination, which is scheduled to open on Feb. 22, 2018.

VF Corporation signed an agreement to purchase New Zealand outerwear innovator Icebreaker Holdings for an undisclosed sum. On a trailing 12-month basis, Icebreaker Holdings generated approximately $150 million of revenue.

Earlier this year INVISTA announced its intention to shed the Apparel & Advanced Textiles business unit — one of four major divisions — and it finally found a buyer.

Gerald L. (Jerry) Storch has stepped down as CEO of HBC, effective Nov. 1, 2017, to return to his advisory firm, Storch Advisors.

Gerald L. (Jerry) Storch has stepped down as CEO of HBC, effective Nov. 1, 2017, to return to his advisory firm, Storch Advisors.

On the heels of its announcement that CEO Gerald L. Storch is stepping down to return to his advisory firm, HBC now reports that it’s selling the iconic Lord & Taylor flagship store on Fifth Avenue to WeWork for $850 million.

The iconic Fifth Avenue department store will be converted into mixed-use space in a partnership with WeWork, embracing a wider trend toward maximizing efficiency and productivity in valuable real estate.

Founded in 1995, Alternative Apparel sells Alternative brand better basic T-shirts, fleece and other tops and bottoms.

HanesBrands CEO Gerald Evans Jr cites Alternative Apparel's attractive business model, very strong and differentiated brand, and highly talented team of employees as drivers for the acquisition, noting that the acquisition also "diversifies our sales mix as we emphasize growth across all channels."

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