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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.

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.

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.

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."

The groups launched the Coalition on Capitol Hill today with participation from VF Corporation, Target Corp, SanMar Corporation, Precision Custom Coatings, and Levi Strauss & Co. Following the launch, the Coalition will meet with officials in Congress and the Administration to discuss the impact and importance of the U.S. global value chain.

Organizations representing America's most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

Harvard Business Review released its annual list of the 100 best-performing CEOs and this year’s top performer is Pablo Isla, head of Spanish retailer Inditex, best known for its flagship fashion brand Zara.

Harvard Business Review released its annual list of the 100 best-performing CEOs and this year’s top performer is Pablo Isla, head of Spanish retailer Inditex, best known for its flagship fashion brand Zara. The list, which appears in HBR’s November-December issue, is differe

Helly Hansen's star has risen in recent years as it made inroads with streetwear culture in addition to honing its reputation as a top technical outdoor brand.

It'll resume exploring options after the holiday season.

QVC, Inc. president and CEO Mike George announced plans for a new organizational structure and senior executive team for the QVC Group, to be effective once Liberty Interactive Corporation completes its previously announced acquisition of HSN, Inc., which is expected later this year.

With the Kate Spade acquisition firmly under its belt, Coach,  Inc. is rebranding as Tapestry, Inc. to better represent its growing portfolio of modern luxury and lifestyle brands. The

With the Kate Spade acquisition firmly under its belt, Coach,  Inc. is rebranding as Tapestry, Inc. to better represent its growing portfolio of modern luxury and lifestyle brands.

It’s no coincidence that such mergers are increasing at the same time as the economic and structural clout of mega retailers is also spreading throughout the retail industry and supply chain.

Rocky Brands says all Puerto Rico employees are safe following Hurricane Maria, but that the storm's interruption will delay shipments of $1.7 million of military footwear.

Rocky Brands says all Puerto Rico employees are safe following Hurricane Maria, but that the storm's interruption will delay shipments of $1.7 million of military footwear.

Columbia Sportswear Company prevailed in its patent infringement lawsuit against Seirus Innovative Accessories.

Going forward, TXT Retail will be known as TXT Retail, an Aptos Company.

He brings more than 20 years of experience in design and large-scale collaborations, and has built a reputation in the industry for technical craftsmanship and modern minimalism, while reflecting subtle shifts in youth culture.

The Supreme Court’s 2017 decision in Star Athletica, LLC v. Varsity Brands Inc. was not just a W-I-N for Varsity Brands — a leading manufacturer of cheerleading uniforms — but also for the entire fashion industry as well.  Despite the establishment of copyright rights in the U.S.

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