Kari Hamanaka

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The Little Market’s Hannah Skvarla on Entering Retail, Five-Year Anniversary

The nonprofit has reached a milestone as it opens its first brick-and-mortar store in the Pacific Palisades.

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Anna Kaiser AKT


Dance Studio AKT Primed for Stretch Into Growth Mode

With those plans to open 150 to 200 locations over the next few years will come rapid growth of the retail and merchandise to support the company’s aim to scale a lifestyle brand.

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Fashion Scoops

Hermès to Westfield UTC in San Diego Deal

The Parisian brand’s lease follows the recent opening of its Palo Alto boutique.

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Street Style

Barbie, Puma Dream Up Shoe, Clothing Line

The collaboration, due out in late fall, follows recent partnerships with brands such as Missguided and Show Me Your Mumu for Mattel’s Barbie brand.

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Dene Oliver and Jim McMillan


How to Hedge Against Retail’s Headwinds? Go Long on Mixed-Use

OliverMcMillan’s Dene Oliver talks for the first time about the company’s sale to Brookfield Residential and mixed-use’s evolution.

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A Clubhouse for the College Set as College Fashionista Ponders Conferences

The online content hub for college students matures under parent Clique Brands.

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Fashion Scoops

Vans Custom Culture Competition Keeps Brand Fresh From Coast to Coast

Results from the 9th annual competition are in, as the skate shoe brand keeps its profile front and center with the youth.

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Eran Cohen

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: St. John Knits Taps Eran Cohen as CEO

The appointment comes with the announcement of former ceo Bruce Fetter’s retirement.

clock May 16, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Black Tux San Francisco showroom

Mens Retail Business

The Black Tux Play at Nordstrom Sets Up Showroom Concept for Growth

The Santa Monica suit and tux rental company continues with its expansion at Nordstrom on the heels of March’s $30 million raise.

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Malin + Goetz

Beauty Features

Malin + Goetz CEO Sees Opportunity in Disruption to Ramp Store Growth

The company is to bow its first mall-based door at Westfield Century City Friday.

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Trina Turk


Trina Turk Prepares for Charlotte, Scottsdale Stores

The designer talks real estate opportunities and her company’s newest stores set to open in the back half of the year.

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Natalie Nootenboom


Five Minutes With Model Natalie Nootenboom

The face of Volcom’s upcoming extended sizing campaign for denim talks about shattering stereotypes and how to scream heavy-metal style.

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Fashion Scoops

Céline Ranks Bolstered With Ex-Saint Laurent Staffers

Maxfield’s former chief branding officer and a former Christie’s communications manager — both of whom worked at Saint Laurent during Hedi Slimane’s tenure — are recent adds to the Céline team.

clock May 8, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Fashion Features

‘Volcom for Every Body’ Campaign Enlists Natalie Nootenboom, Georgia May Jagger

The campaign comes with the company set to begin the rollout of an expanded size range, beginning with fall denim.

clock May 8, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Mens Sportswear

Bonobos and the Modern Male: A New Brand Story

The company is set to launch a new ad campaign of TV, radio and digital as it enters a new phase in its marketing strategy evolution. 

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