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Financial

Gildan Activewear’s Earnings Miss Points to Bigger Trends

Most people shop for activewear in stores.

clock April 29, 2020Kellie Ell

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Government and Trade

AAFA Deeply Concerned Over Reports of Forced Labor in China

This forced labor is connected to Western supply chains and consumers, as Xinjiang produces over 80 percent of China’s cotton.

clock October 17, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Cotton Inc. Launches Limited-Time Online Shop on Amazon.com/ShopCotton

Fashion Scoops

Cotton Inc. Opens Limited-Time Online Shop on Amazon

The Cotton Style House Collection will come to life July 26 to 28 for an immersive pop-up fashion and lifestyle experience in Montauk, N.Y.

clock July 8, 2019Lisa Lockwood

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Marketing and Promotion

American Apparel Looks for Branding Play With New Live Nation Deal

The three-year contract makes American Apparel the official printwear partner at select Live Nation venues and festivals.

clock May 23, 2019Kari Hamanaka

American Apparel Melrose

Fashion Scoops

American Apparel Pulls Back on Los Angeles Store Plans — for Now

Brick-and-mortar will remain on hold as the company stays busy with its imprintables and online business.  

clock April 26, 2019Kari Hamanaka

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Retail

Modcloth Installs New Management Team

Two of the new hires were instrumental in American Apparel’s relaunch.

clock April 10, 2019Sharon Edelson

Men and women shop at Khan Shatyr Mall in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Real Estate

Malls Need More Than One Function to Survive

The malls of the future will have to offer more than shopping to stay in business.

clock November 1, 2018Kellie Ell

A True Religion storefront.

Fashion Scoops

Former American Apparel Boss Named True Religion Interim CEO

The denim firm will conduct a search for a new chief executive officer, with the announced retirement of John Ermatinger.

clock November 1, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Retail

American Apparel Ups Ante on Restart With Global E-commerce, Eye on Retail

The fashionable basics brand, after getting on firmer footing in the U.S. market, will now broaden its distribution.

clock April 23, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Dov Charney

Retail

Dov Charney on Los Angeles Apparel, Domestic Manufacturing

WWD caught up with the Los Angeles manufacturer as he talked financing, domestic production, T-shirts and the rebuilding of a culturally relevant business.

clock April 4, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Gildan bought American Apparel's assets through a bankruptcy auction.

Financial

Gildan Growing With American Apparel, but Sees Private Label Competition

American Apparel is proving a positive acquisition, but retailers are encroaching on business with a big private label push.

clock February 22, 2018Kali Hays

Scrunchies prominently featured in Balenciaga's resort 2018 collection.

Fashion Scoops

The Once-Polarizing Scrunchie Makes Its Way Back to Fashion

In an effort to recontextualize the scrunchie, one label has begun calling them “hair clouds.”

clock January 3, 2018Misty White Sidell

New looks from Nasty Gal

Retail

What to Watch in Retail: Comeback Kids

American Apparel, Wet Seal and Nasty Gal recently bit the dust but are being resurrected.

clock August 23, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Human Resources

Signet’s First Female CEO May Be Stepping Onto a ‘Glass Cliff’

Virginia Drosos is no doubt qualified to lead Signet, but she’s coming on at a tough time for the retailer.

clock July 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Human Resources

State Earmarks $3M to Laid Off American Apparel Workers

The money would go toward training for 600 workers.

clock July 7, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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