Leather

Coach store

Financial

Tapestry Loses $652 Million for the Year, But Beats Quarterly Expectations

Meanwhile, turnaround plans continue for the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman parent company.

clock 12hKellie Ell

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Footwear

Market Moments: Sunni Sunni

Sunni Dixon, a Chocolate City native, just launched his e-commerce during the pandemic, a feat for a Black creative amid nationwide revolt against police brutality.

clock July 16, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

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Fashion Scoops

Polimoda, Lineapelle Team on Leather Research Hub

The partnership is aimed at fostering research and innovation in the leather goods manufacturing and tannery fields.

clock June 17, 2020Martino Carrera

Kate Spade

Business Features

Tapestry’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

The fashion house releases a report on how it’s stacking up on diversity, the planet and giving back to the community.

clock May 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Christy Dawn

Business Features

How Christy Dawn, Timberland Stay Committed to Regenerative Agriculture

Their actions prove any brand can keep a net positive effect despite the ruins of the coronavirus.

clock April 29, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Redemption

Fashion Scoops

Redemption Donates 100 Percent of Proceeds to Coronavirus Charities

The Milan-based luxury fashion label makes women’s ready-to-wear, men’s wear, intimates and activewear.

clock April 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Lineapelle

Fashion Trends

Lineapelle Dodges Coronavirus Outbreak

Exhibitors at the leather trade show, which closed on Feb. 21, said minimizing the environmental impact was key.

clock March 2, 2020Teresa Potenza

Commando denim

Fashion Scoops

Going Commando in Denim

The intimates brand is also updating its assortment of bralettes, gym-to-swim pieces, leggings and more.

clock February 19, 2020Kellie Ell

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Human Resources

Traub Is Mixing Up Its C-suite

The global consulting firm continues to expand.

clock February 14, 2020Kellie Ell

Savas's Denham jacket is the most popular style.

Mens Designer Luxury

In the Spotlight: Savas

The bespoke leather men’s brand is expanding into ready-to-wear.

clock October 14, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Leather hides at the 97th edition of the Lineapelle trade show held in Milan, Oct. 2 to 4.

Textiles

Italian Tanneries Focus on Natural Finishes, Sustainability at Lineapelle

Facing a slowdown of the sector, exhibitors at the three-day leather trade show focused on high-quality and precious treatments, as well as on sustainability.

clock October 8, 2019Martino Carrera

A look from Namesake's leather men's wear offering.

Fashion Scoops

Namesake Is Now Letting You Customize Your Leather Jacket Online

Plus, Rosa Halpern’s bespoke, cool-girl leather brand expands into new fashion categories.

clock September 3, 2019Emily Mercer

Sportswear

Obituary: Mel Schott of Schott NYC Dies at 94

The company’s signature motorcycle jacket was worn by Marlon Brando and other stars.

clock August 20, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Fulgar's nylon 6.6 spinning plant.

Textiles

Three Italian Textile and Material Innovators Upping the Ante on Sustainability

Fulgar, Linificio Canapificio Nazionale and Conceria Superior are committed to a greener approach to business.

clock July 24, 2019Martino Carrera

Chanel bags

Mergers and Acquisitions

Chanel Buys Stake in Italian Tannery Samanta

Located in Tuscany’s leather manufacturing area, the company specializes in printed leather.

clock July 10, 2019Joelle Diderich

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06 September 2018, Germany,, Cologne: The logo of the Kaufhof parent company, the Canadian Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), is attached to the German headquarters. The planned merger of the Karstadt and Kaufhof department store chains has cleared an important hurdle. The banks had approved the merger of the two retail chains, the "Sueddeutsche Zeitung" reported on 6 September 2018. Photo by: Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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A Transforming HBC Pumps Up Management

clock 6hDavid Moin

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