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Wal-Mart is said to be developing a pop-up format.

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Wal-Mart Again Faces Allegations of Pay Discrimination in New Class Action

A group of women are reigniting an effort to close the gender pay gap, at least in southern Wal-Mart stores.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

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Gucci Scores Tentative Dismissal of Forever 21’s Stripes Lawsuit

The fast-fashion chain has the opportunity to fix allegations around Gucci’s numerous trademarks protecting its classic stripe designs.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

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WWD Law Review: LuLaRoe, Kardashian and Bangladesh

A second class-action lawsuit against LuLaRose, and a win for Kim Kardashian in court were top news reports this week.

clock November 3, 2017Julie Zerbo

Under Armour's “Unlike Any” campaign featuring Zoe Zhang.

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Lululemon Drops Sports Bra Infringement Suit Against Under Armour

A patented bra design wasn’t enough to keep the rival athleticwear brands in court.

clock October 30, 2017Kali Hays

Marnie SimpsonSIXTY6 Magazine launch party, London, UK - 12 Oct 2017

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WWD Law Review: Non-competes, Influencers and Model Protection

A non-compete battle between cosmetics giants, British crackdown on influencer postings and protection of models against sexual harassment dominated the legal scene this week.

clock October 27, 2017Julie Zerbo

Adwoa Aboah and models on the catwalkL'Oreal show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week, France - 01 Oct 2017

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L’Oréal Halts Shiseido Hire of Former Executive

A former executive can’t yet start work with Shiseido after L’Oréal argued its plans for tech-driven foundation would be at risk.

clock October 27, 2017Kali Hays

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L’Oréal Says Shiseido Hire Threatens Its Custom Beauty Developments

The beauty giant is looking to a wide roll out of a new foundation technology, but an involved executive has decamped to rival Shiseido.

clock October 26, 2017Kali Hays

The new corporate name for Coach Inc.

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WWD Law Review: Fast Fashion Fights Back, LuLaRoe’s Woes and the Name-Change Game

Fast-fashion retailers are fighting back against trademark infringement claims, while LuLa Rose faces a potential class-action lawsuit from sales reps over changes in terms.

clock October 21, 2017Julie Zerbo

A Forever 21 store.

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Forever 21 Copied Alo Yoga Sports Bra, Brand Says

The fast-fashion chain is no stranger to infringement lawsuits, but claims around athleticwear are getting more frequent.

clock October 19, 2017Kali Hays

A Kendra Scott storefront with medallion signage.

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Kendra Scott Sues Retailer Over Medallion Design

The growing jewelry line said an apparel chain is trading on its popularity.

clock October 17, 2017Kali Hays

Calvin Klein's "Obsession" fragrance campaign, 1985.

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WWD Law Review: Dress Codes, Copycats and China

The latest legal action saw cases involving Banana Republic and Coty, while a hearing focused on China and IP.

clock October 15, 2017Julie Zerbo

A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

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Adidas Ends Lawsuit Against Juicy Couture Over Stripes

The brands have reached their second settlement in recent years.

clock October 11, 2017Kali Hays

Details at Chloé RTW Spring 2018

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Richemont Sues Over Chloé, Cartier Knockoffs on Ebay, Alibaba

The Swiss luxury operator is seeking damages that could reach well beyond $100 million.

clock October 10, 2017Kali Hays

Philipp Plein and Hockey Club Lugano team member Dario Bürgler wearing Plein's jerseys.

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Philipp Plein Develops Anticounterfeiting Strategy

Since January, the fashion firm has seized about 50,000 Philipp Plein counterfeit products across 35 countries.

clock October 9, 2017Alessandra Turra

Simone Rocha RTW Fall 2017

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DNA Says Models Aren’t ‘Indentured Servants’ in Row Over Adwoa Aboah

The agency said models can switch agencies as they please in response to allegations that it poached Aboah from rival firm Lions.

clock October 6, 2017Kali Hays

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