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Bloomingdale’s Names Heather Shimokawa Rtw Fashion Director

Bloomingdale’s rtw fashion director will be involved in trend forecasting, securing new resources, marketing, window display and expanding exclusive merchandise.

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Woodward and Gerrity with choreographer and dancer Lauren Lovette.

Fashion

Off-White, Monse to Design Costumes for New York City Ballet

The sixth installment of the company’s Fall Gala will premiere costumes by an unconventional grouping of fashion designers.

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Fashion

Benjamin Millepied to Hit FIAC

The French dancer and choreographer has conceived an immersive ballet experience in collaboration with Barbara Kruger.

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Business

David Rosenblatt Named to Farfetch Group Board

His duties will include deciding on strategy, working with the management and using his tech background to help support the company’s growth.

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Beauty

Prestige Skin Care Outpaces Growth in Makeup for Q2

Driven by upticks in facial moisturizer, cleanser and mask sales, prestige skin care was up 6 percent in the second quarter, according to NPD.

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J.C. Penney

Business

J.C. Penney Paying $97.5M to End Investor Class Action

The department store has denied claims that it misled investors in 2013 on its financial state.

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Botto Giuseppe Zero waterproof fabrics

Fashion

Milano Unica Unveils July Edition

More than 6,000 visitors attended the trade show, which showcased the fall 2018 collections of high-end textile companies.

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Season 2 of Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang will drop July 29 via text-to-buy.

Fashion

The Second Season of Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Is Coming

The first drop of the bike-messenger-meets-raver collection will be July 29 in New York.

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Dolls Kill

Fashion

Dolls Kill Launches Streetwear Line Poster Grl

The company’s calling it directional streetwear at affordable prices.

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Many beauty consumers trust recommendations from influencers on what to buy.

Business

Research Firm Moves From 4 Ps Model to ‘PIE’ — Plus ‘O’

Jane Hali & Associates LLC offers research on the retail and fashion apparel market to institutional investors.

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Retail shopping

Business

Gap Widens for Retailer Expectation and Execution of Winning Strategies

A new survey offered insight into the building disparities between retailers and successful deployment of necessary solutions among staff members.

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Christian Dior

Fashion

Dior Hosts Screening of Three-Hour Documentary on Founder

“Christian Dior, la France,” by Frédéric Mitterrand, screened on French-language network TV5 Monde to mark the house’s 70th anniversary.

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Orla Kiely to Open Boutique on Bleecker Street.

Fashion

London’s Fashion and Textile Museum to Mount Orla Kiely Exhibit

The exhibition will run from May 25 to September 2018.

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Business

Wal-Mart and JD.com to Launch August 8 Shopping Festival

The two firms also announced plans to integrate their inventory systems and other operations.

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Luhan is the new China ambassador for L'Occitane.

Business

Luhan Sends L’Occitane Q1 China Sales Into Overdrive

The new celebrity ambassadorship boosted sales on online marketplaces in China by an astounding 250 percent.

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