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Human Resources

Career Lessons From an Amazon ‘Talent Scout’

Cheya Thousand made an impact in the storefronts of Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, Nike and Gap before segueing into human resources at Amazon.

clock April 5, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Four FSF alumni participated in the pitch night for the grant funding.

Technology

FSF Alumni Compete for SAP-Funded Grant

The Fashion Scholarship Fund’s accelerator pitch night followed four participants in their aim to win $50,000 in grant funding at SAP HQ.

clock April 4, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Brands that recognize non-traditional couples is part of an overall inclusion approach.

Business Features

Think Tank: With Diversity, Actions Speak Louder

Accenture’s Jill Standish discusses how inclusion and diversity are driving a new era in customer loyalty.

clock April 2, 2019Jill Standish

Phluid Project founder Rob Smith.

Business Features

Going With the Flow

Rob Smith, founder of gender-neutral retailer, brand and social movement, The Phluid Project, shares his insights into leadership, mentorship and the future of retail.

clock March 18, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Annie Wu, a longtime H&M staffer who was moved into the newly created role of global leader for diversity and inclusiveness at the beginning of last year.

Human Resources

On Staff: Diversity and Inclusion Chiefs — the Hot New Fashion Accessory

H&M, Nike, Macy’s, Abercrombie & Fitch and Estée Lauder have all got one.

clock February 19, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

LIM College

Business Features

LIM College Offers Graduate Grants to Fashion Educators

The grant offers 50 percent of the cost of tuition in the graduate program.

clock February 4, 2019WWD Staff

Human Resources

Beauty Barrage Hires New VP of Learning and Development

Heather Forcari joins Beauty Barrage with over 25 years of experience within the beauty industry, including at Clinique and L’Oréal.

clock January 29, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

The Lululemon storefront on Fifth Avenue.

Business Features

KnowTheChain Ranks Adidas, Lululemon Among Top-Scoring Brands

KnowTheChain’s report ranked 43 of the world’s largest apparel and footwear companies on various sustainability and ethical labor metrics.

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Business Features

Accessories Council Competition Awards LIM College Students

Three LIM College students received a total of $3,500 in scholarships from the Accessories Council.

clock December 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Artisan in Haiti.

Business Features

Urban Zen Opens Winter Market, Discusses Education, Craftsmanship

The return of Urban Zen’s Holiday Marketplace ignites a discussion on the value of artisan support and education.

clock December 4, 2018Tracey Greenstein

MODEL RELEASED Multi-ethnic business people having discussion at table in board roomVARIOUS

Human Resources

On Staff: The Rise of the Chiefs of Happiness, People and Growth

Why fashion and beauty brands are creating a raft of new C-suite roles.

clock December 3, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Stacy Flynn, cofounder and ceo of Evrnu. Photo courtesy of Evrnu.

Business Features

Founder of Evrnu Discusses Value of Mentorship, Education

Stacy Flynn, cofounder of Evrnu, discusses trailblazing through the fashion industry as a kinesthetic learner.

clock November 26, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Service Couture at the Opera House atelier specialists work at the Opera atelier in Paris on June 28, 2016. Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times

Technology

Fashion Industry’s ‘War for Talent,’ Demand for Vocational Skills

Alvanon’s Motif platform encourages and enables industry-wide education in technical and vocational skills.

clock November 9, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Nomi Network staff and program participants visit Fossil's headquarters in Hong Kong. (From left to right, Vichwath Buntheng, Fairwell Fashion, Supei Lui, Nomi Network, Chantha Thoeun, Angkor Bullet Jewelry, Marada Yeom, Villageworks, Sovanara Moch, IJM, Anak Norm, Villagworks, Kanika Lim, Nomi Network, Leakhena Tim, Carino). Photo courtesy of Nomi Network.

Business Features

Fashion Industry Careers Fueled by Technical Skills, Vocational Education

Nonprofit Nomi Network equips human trafficking survivors and at-risk women with skills and resources requisite for financial independence.

clock November 9, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana

Jewelry

Scuola Orafa Ambrosiana to Open New School in Milan

The new location of the academy training international jewelry artisans will be inaugurated on Nov. 29.

clock November 7, 2018Alessandra Turra

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Séverine Merle Elected Head of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

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