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The Markets Features


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.

Transitional looks by BCBGeneration.

Dallas FIG Welcomes Easy Looks at Summer Market

Sleeveless boxy tops, tank-top and halter dresses, rompers and jumpsuits, knit top-and-skirt ensembles and easy dresses were among the leading silhouettes.

Dallas Buyers Stick to Basics Amid Retail Woes

While buyers and vendors expressed concern about a recent spate of specialty store closures, the mood remained positive.

Dockers belts from Randa.

Dockers at 30: More Than Just Pants

Through its extensive licensing program, the brand has expanded to 22 categories with a dozen partners.

Dockers staples made for an effortless casual work wardrobe.

Dockers at 30: The New Uniform

Comfort and confidence in the look made khakis a casual work staple — and Dockers seized the opportunity.

David Bowie passes away at 69.

The Essentialist: Top 10 Stories of the Week

From the deaths of David Bowie and André Courrèges to Tory Burch’s engagement, a look at the week’s biggest news.


New York Trade Shows Create New Buzz

Organizers are aiming to grab more attention and business.

Illustration: Los Angeles scene

LA Trade Shows Reinvent for Future

Organizers and mart managers in Los Angeles are laying the framework and diversifying strategies for a strong first half.