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Salesfloor Launches ‘Associates of the Year’ Awards

The program recognizes retail professionals who work to improve the customer experience.

clock July 28, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Alexandra Rodrigues

Business Features

A Career Path Paved With Learned Skill Sets, and Strategic Thinking

Alexandra Rodrigues, a 2012 LIM College graduate, shares insights into an “unconventional” career.

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Custom Collaborative Celebrates Virtual Graduation of Newest Cohort

Business Features

A Look at Fashion’s Most Enduring, Creative and Overlooked New Graduates

New York-based Custom Collaborative saw its eighth cohort graduate this past weekend; Ngozi Okaro shares more on the challenges they are overcoming.

clock July 1, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Poured app

Business Features

Meeting the Ever-Changing Talent Needs of Retailers and Brands

Poured founders discuss the genesis of their company and the dynamics of talent acquisition.

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FSF, interns, careers, scholarship, education

Fashion Scoops

FSF Takes Its $50,000 Accelerator Virtual; Coco Rocha Announces Winner

The Fashion Scholarship Fund held its first virtual pitch competition with former FSF scholars competing for a $50,000 grant.

clock June 25, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Polimoda's graduation fashion show in 2019.

Business Features

Virtual Insanity

Danilo Venturi, director of the Polimoda fashion institute, shares ideas for what fashion needs to do in a post-pandemic world.

clock June 22, 2020Danilo Venturi

Slow factory, fashion, sustainability, education, careers

Fashion Scoops

Slow Factory Launches Inclusive Open Education Initiative in Fashion

Brands can join Studio 189, House of Waris, Collina Strada, WWAKE and Scosha in support for Slow Factory’s open education initiatives.

clock June 17, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Aurora Du, Parsons School of Design

Fashion Features

COVID-19 Fashion School Grads ‘Pushing the Industry to Go Virtual’

“We are facing a new era that interconnects physical and digital lives,” said FIT graduate Ka Ho Kam.

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Zachary Tatoczenko, Kent State

Fashion Features

COVID-19 Fashion School Grads Pivot for Pandemic-Changed Future

“As we come out from this pandemic, it’s clear that now more than ever, we as future designers in the fashion industry have to hold ourselves responsible for being creative while practicing sustainability.”

clock May 15, 2020Booth Moore and Emily Mercer

Zoe Grinfeld, Rhode Island School of Design

Fashion Features

COVID-19 Fashion School Grads’ Designs on Hope: ‘The World Needs Creative Problem Solvers’

Pandemic-related behavioral changes could make existing designs obsolete, creating opportunity for the next generation of creatives.

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LIM College

Business Features

How Higher Education Fares During the Coronavirus Pandemic

LIM College discusses its strategy for educating and supporting its students during the coronavirus pandemic.

clock April 24, 2020Tracey Meyers

Rue21, Michael Appel

Business Features

In Current Crisis, Retailers Should ‘Attack All Sources of Liquidity’

Michael C. Appel says ceos need to focus on liquidity and inventory positions as well as labor and rent costs during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Business Features

Two Books Aim to Give Retail Leaders a Competitive Edge

In separate books published last month, authors Benjamin Wall and Joe Jackman want to help companies shake up the status quo.

clock February 26, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Haley Steinberg

Business Features

Fashion Industry Executive on the Importance of Finding One’s Passion

Haley Steinberg, vice president of marketing communications at Authentic Brands Group, was given a LIM College Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019.

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Honorees, Centric Brands' chief executive officer Jason Rabin and Rent The Runway's ceo Jennifer Hyman attend The Fashion Scholarship Fund Gala.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Scholarship Fund’s 83rd Annual Gala Eyes Next-Gen Ideals

The FSF annual gala celebrated 2020 student scholarship winners and the ceo’s of Rent the Runway, Centric Brands and more.

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