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The Markets Features

S. Collier showroom displays looks by Blank

Dallas FIG Fights Off Weather and Oil Woes

Sales representatives and designers said traffic was off, variously attributing it to a slow start to spring retailing, the oil bust and market timing.

On the runway in Dallas.

Caution Weighs on Buying at Dallas Market

Retailers in Houston, Oklahoma City and other energy-centric areas in this territory are feeling the effects of the oil bust.

Designers and brands are embracing consumer-facing shows .

Think Tank: Consumer-Facing Shows Are History Repeating Itself

What happens when the fashion show runway serves as the first opportunity for retail shopping?

Vendors are considering all options for how to improve their business models and meet new challenges.

Vendors Quaking Under Consumer Shift

Vendors are considering all options for how to improve their business models and meet new challenges.

Edit, Stitch, Moda and Fame

Buyers Sought Bright Colors and New Fabrications at Edit, Stitch, Moda and Fame

Most of the brands were showing fall selections.

A look from Becken's debut collection.

Bringing Out the New at Coterie

Each season, Danielle Licata, Coterie’s vice president and general manager, sets out to make Coterie a place of discovery.

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Think Tank: Looking at the Influential Role of Color

Laurie Pressman is vice president of the Pantone Color Institute. She has 20 years of experience in product development and merchandising.

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Licensing Deals Driven By Omnichannel Retailing, Changing Consumer Preferences

When it comes to brand licensing deals, the retail, apparel, beauty and accessories markets are all in a state of flux and eager — some even argue overdue — for growth.

Stripes are a strong summer look.

Atlanta Buyers Poised for Strong Fall Sales

Most retailers shopped for spring and summer and began to explore fall.