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Sears

Financial

Sears Taps Edward Lampert for Another $40 Million Loan

The retailer two weeks ago got $100 million from its chairman and ceo.

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A Forever 21 store.

Legal

Forever 21 Copied Alo Yoga Sports Bra, Brand Says

The fast-fashion chain is no stranger to infringement lawsuits, but claims around athleticwear are getting more frequent.

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Alternative Apparel

Mergers and Acquisitions

Hanesbrands’ Alternative Deal Signals Changes for Eco-Minded Brand

Hanesbrands is looking to Alternative to mix up product, but the use of sustainable and recycled materials could be on the line.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Hanesbrands Buys Alternative Apparel in $60 Million Cash Deal

The basics company is looking to Alternative for a product infusion and online growth.

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A Kendra Scott storefront with medallion signage.

Legal

Kendra Scott Sues Retailer Over Medallion Design

The growing jewelry line said an apparel chain is trading on its popularity.

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Human Resources

Rue 21 Gets New CEO, Board of Directors Post-Bankruptcy

The new chief executive officer marks the teen retailer’s fourth since last year.

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Financial

Bruce Berkowitz Exit From Sears’ Board Weighs on Shares

Bruce Berkowitz founded hedge fund Fairholme Capital and has been a big supporter of Sears in recent years.

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Designer and Luxury

Proenza Schouler Founders Talk Paris Move for Creativity’s Sake

Showing in Paris may not be forever, but Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez are pleased, for now.

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A recent Instagram post from The 12ish Style,

Media

Influencers Still Can’t Get Behind Disclosing Paid Posts

Influencers behind The 12ish Style, Scout Sixteen and Hummingbird High bristled at the idea of disclosure during a panel discussion on marketing.

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A look from Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang.

Legal

Adidas Ends Lawsuit Against Juicy Couture Over Stripes

The brands have reached their second settlement in recent years.

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Workers stand near the company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

Financial

Alibaba Pushing Innovation With $15 Billion Tech Investment

The e-commerce player is launching a global “academy” focused on new developments in consumer and business technology.

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Financial

Sears Canada Liquidating After Failing to Find Investor

The Canadian retailer broke off from Sears Holdings five years ago, but Edward S. Lampert is still its biggest stakeholder.

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Details at Chloé RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Richemont Sues Over Chloé, Cartier Knockoffs on Ebay, Alibaba

The Swiss luxury operator is seeking damages that could reach well beyond $100 million.

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A Perfumania storefront.

Financial

Perfumania Set to Go Private With Bankruptcy Plan OK

The perfume and beauty chain moved through its bankruptcy at a rare clip.

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Simone Rocha RTW Fall 2017

Legal

DNA Says Models Aren’t ‘Indentured Servants’ in Row Over Adwoa Aboah

The agency said models can switch agencies as they please in response to allegations that it poached Aboah from rival firm Lions.

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