Thursday night saw the launch of one of the most talked-about fashion collaborations of the year: Uniqlo and Lemaire.
The National Retail Federation’s Shop.org Digital Summit, a 2-1/2 day event specifically created for digital and multichannel retailers, will take place at the Philadelphia Convention Center, October 5-7.
Portland, Oregon retailer Bluer Than Indigo celebrated the grand opening of their new store on September 30 with a private shopping night hosted by Agave Denim.
Neiman Marcus laid off 500 employees Thursday which represents about 3 percent of its workforce of 16,000 people. Read more at The Dallas Morning News.
On Oct. 1, the former flash-sale site, which for years catered to the surfer-skater crowd under the Thrillist umbrella, reinvented itself as a head-to-toe men’s wear line with industry behemoths like J. Crew squarely in its cross hairs. Read more at The New York Times.
Is it gauche to wear boots with a suit? Are puffer vests too bulky if you’re not stick thin? And what are the limits of scarf-based expressionism? The Wall Street Journal‘s experts square off. Bonus: Cast your votes in our online poll. Read more at The Wall Street Journal.
Nordstrom, Inc. has announced the closing of its credit card transaction with TD Bank U.S.A., N.A., including the sale of its credit card portfolio and the initiation of the long-term agreement under which TD is the exclusive U.S. issuer of Nordstrom-branded Visa and private label consumer credit cards. Read more …
TripleFive Group of Cos. and Ryan Cos. submitted plans to the city of Bloomington for the mall’s next expansion phase, which will add more than 1 million square feet and be connected by a multistory bridge across Lindau Lane. Read more at Star Tribune.
Bonobos unveiled selections from its Spring ’16 collection at New York City’s Gramercy Park Hotel earlier this week.
A retailer wants to know if he should be traveling abroad to find new merchandise to excite his customers.
The Savannah College of Art and Design’s new fashion museum, SCAD FASH, opened with a special VIP party on October 1, with doors set to open to the public on October 3.
JCPenney celebrated last month’s introduction of its “Collection by Michael Strahan” with a blow-out party on September 30.
DURAND GUION Macy’s V.P. Fashion Director Elise Diamantini, Vanguards Gallery Account Executive and former Managing Editor of MR Magazine, interviews Durand Guion, Macy’s Vice President of Fashion, in July 2015 at MRket New York. Filmed by Karl Edwin Guerre. MR Magazine and MRket joined forces to produce the new Menswear Movers …
Gant has announced that creative director Christopher Bastin is leaving the company.
Sterlingwear of Boston, the official manufacturer of the U.S. Navy Peacoat, has acquired Fidelity Sportswear.
Montreal-based outerwear brand Mackage is opening up a pop-up shop on Saturday in Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Under Armour, headquartered in Baltimore, is far from the center of the wearable-tech action, but that market is growing faster than sports clothes. Combined sales of mobile health apps and gadgets are expected to hit $120 billion by 2020. Read more at Forbes.
The Consumer Rights Act, which comes into force today, will help protect consumers but it will also pose significant challenges for retailers. Read more at Retail Week.
The opening of Ermenegildo Zegna’s new boutique in Brookfield Place, the city’s latest mecca for high-end retail, acknowledges the new business dynamics of Deep Downtown. Read more at Gotham.
According to the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, a nonprofit medical association, beard transplants grew from 1.5 percent of all hair restoration procedures performed internationally in 2012 to 3.7 percent in 2014. Read more at The New York Times.