The Markets News
Victims and families of garment workers killed in the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh have filed a negligence and wrongful death civil lawsuit against Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, Children's Place and the government of Bangladesh.
Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear
This one-year-old custom clothing company is taking a multi-prong approach to attracting female lawyers, financiers and entrepreneurs to its cut-to-fit tailored offerings.
Designer and Luxury
Diane von Furstenberg has named Paolo Riva as chief executive officer, a new post.
Intimates and Activewear
Free Country, which was founded 25 years ago as a men’s skiwear brand, is taking the plunge into women’s activewear for fall.
Make It Right and AEO have partnered on a project aimed at recycling “unwanted denim” into insulation materials for affordable houses.
The Markets Features
A conference on local manufacturing was part of the Made in France Première Vision trade show.
Label would certify product as free of harmful substances.
Theodora & Callum founders Stefani Greenfield and Desiree Gruber always banked on launching children’s wear. Now they have with a girls’ collection.
Taylor Schilling and costar Judith Godrèche were at the Smyth downtown to promote “The Overnight,” showing at the TriBeCa Film Festival.
The new regime at American Apparel Inc. is still trying to distance itself from the company’s ousted founder Dov Charney.