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Think Tank: Mitigating Security Breaches — By Decentralizing Data?

George Avetisov, chief executive officer and cofounder of HYPR Corp., explains.

clock May 18, 2018George Avetisov

Stella McCartney speaks to Graydon Carter at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in 2018

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Copenhagen Fashion Summit Stirs Up More Questions Than Answers

Here, the top takeaways from the two-day summit, which challenged businesses to prioritize action over words.

clock May 17, 2018Fiona Ma

Stella McCartney speaks to Graydon Carter at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in 2018

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New Technologies Hold the Key to More Sustainable Fashion Practices

Copenhagen summit participants talked about the importance of technological advances to a circular economy, and to cutting landfill waste.

clock May 16, 2018Fiona Ma

The Innovations for Supply Chain Efficiency panel, left to right: Pamela Batty, Burberry; Susanna Wilson, HSBC; Ebru Ozkucuk Guler, ISKO; Géraldine Vallejo, Kering; Nicolaj Reffstrup, Ganni and moderator Linda E. Greer, senior scientist at Natural Resources Defense Council

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Talk Is Cheap and Companies Need to Work Smarter to Become Sustainable

COPENHAGEN — Sustainability needs a jolt of energy and more action than words, according to speakers at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, which began Tuesday at the city’s Concert Hall. The theme for the sixth edition of the summit is “From Words to Action.” Speakers and panelists from companies including Burberry, Kering, Ganni and Aquafil discussed issues […]

clock May 15, 2018Fiona Ma

Chinese consumer shopping online.

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As Chinese E-commerce Booms, Retailers Fret Over Succeeding in Market

Twenty percent of survey respondents feel they do an adequate job of selling into the market.

clock May 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Steven Kolb, Naeem Khan and Todd Schulte.

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Report: Immigration Policies Hamper Fashion Industry Success

The survey showed that recent policies such as rescinding DACA and implementing the so-called “travel ban” are having an impact.

clock May 14, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Alice B. Toklas, Bolero-style waistcoat (detail) made for Gertrude Stein. Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University.

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Yale University Exhibit Sews Together Textiles With Texts

The exhibit will run until Aug. 12 at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.

clock May 14, 2018Tracey Greenstein

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In Response to Fashion Industry Challenges, UBM Fashion Presents ‘Remode’

The event is set for Nov. 13 and 14 at the LACC.

clock May 14, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Belstaff Men's Fall 2018

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Belstaff Owner Jim Ratcliffe Named the Richest Man in Britain

Sir Philip Green’s net worth dipped to two billion pounds, while Harvey Weinstein and his now ex-wife Georgina Chapman fell off the Sunday Times of London 2018 Rich List.

clock May 13, 2018Samantha Conti

RihannaFenty Beauty By Rihanna Launch, Madrid, Spain - 23 Sep 2017

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Rihanna Poised to Take On Lingerie Market — and Its Biggest Player, Victoria’s Secret

The line, a partnership with TechStyle Fashion Group, represents the third pillar in the superstar’s Fenty brand empire.

clock May 10, 2018Marcy Medina

Rick Caruso

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CEO Talks: Rick Caruso on Rethinking Retail, Hospitality & (Maybe) Public Office

The maverick Los Angeles developer isn’t limiting his scope to retail, taking on hospitality and maybe even air travel and public office.

clock May 9, 2018Marcy Medina

The Fun Socks store in Los Angeles.

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Fun Socks Launches With Retail

The socks brand launches its first two shops on Thursday.

clock May 8, 2018David Moin

Generation Z after 2000

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Research Shows Generation Z as Influential, Values-Driven Cohort

The report from MNI Targeted Media Inc. sought to unlock the behavior of this demographic, and what drives them to shop.

clock May 8, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz


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Think Tank: Amid Retail Changes, It’s Time to Get ‘Back to School’

Jim Fosina, founder and chief executive officer of Fosina Marketing Group, explains.

clock May 8, 2018Jim Fosina

Founders Yi Zhou and Erin Cavanaugh

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At Plus-size Start-up See Rose Go, Hearing the Customer Is Key

The new plus-size retailer is using “smart listening” and smart design to create a fashionable midmarket brand.

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