, Retail

  • Jan
    09
    2017

    Toms Teams with & Other Stories

    TOMS is teaming with H&M owned & Other Stories on a line of shoes and ready-to-wear with a California vibe for spring 2017. The shoe company's first line of apparel will feature pieces "with a quirky and Bohemian bent specific to Venice Beach." Model, jewelry designer, and genuine Venice resident Erin Wasson will promo the co-lab in a campaign, according to Women's Wear Daily.

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  • Dec
    14
    2016

    Trendwatch: Kylie Jenner Gets Drop Retail

    Gen Z shoppers in LA had a moment at Westfield's Topanga mall last Friday. Kylie Jenner, the most followed celebrity on Snapchat, dropped her holiday merchandise into a one-of-a kind boutique at the upscale suburban mall and shoppers did what they had to do. Y … Read More

  • Dec
    06
    2016

    Retailers Looking for Enthusiam in Holiday Hires

    Massive retailers like Macy's and Target say that their first priority this year is enthusiasm when it comes to hiring holiday sales help. Brand evangelism—wearing the brand and loving it—takes precedence over retail experience, hiring managers told Business o … Read More

  • Dec
    06
    2016

    Amazon Opens First Grab-and-Go Store

    Amazon Go has opened in downtown Seattle—the first convenience store to totally eliminate cashiers and checkout lines. Described by the massive retailer as an experiment, the small bricks and mortar store offers takeout food and drink and chef-created meal kit … Read More

  • Dec
    05
    2016

    LA Menswear Designer Greg Lauren Teams with Banana Republic

    Los Angeles-based menswear designer Greg Lauren has teamed with Banana Republic for a special collection of his trademark vintage-inspired fashions just in time for Christmas. In special stores (including the Grove and Third St. in Santa Monica) the collaborat … Read More

  • Nov
    22
    2016

    Trendwatch: Stitch Fix Designs Data-Driven Clothing

    Stitch Fix, the five-year-old online personal styling service, is moving into the design business, creating clothes that algorithms say their customers want right now. Eric Colson, Chief Algorithm Officer, tells Fast Forward Labs that he calls the proprietary … Read More

  • Nov
    21
    2016

    Joyce Azria Launches Avec Les Filles Aimed at Upscale Millennials

    Joyce Azria, former Creative Director of BCBG Generation and founder Max Azria's daughter is starting her own brand—Avec Les Filles. Aimed at millennial women, the 35-year-old designer is trusting her instincts by launching with 155 shops-in-stores and a colle … Read More

  • Nov
    14
    2016

    Trendwatch: Fashion Brands Get Ready for Age of the Customer

    "The Age of the Customer" is the next logical step after the Information Age, according to industry research firm Forrestor. How does that insight translate on the retail level? According to a trending Business of Fashion story by Nina Fuhrman, head of retail … Read More

  • Nov
    14
    2016

    Six Fashion Careers of the Future

    Industry website Business of Fashion reports on six careers in fashion that expect to see major growth. FIDM's Career Network is the online portal for students and alumni to access thousands of potential employers. A 3D Print Engineer bridges the technologica … Read More

  • Nov
    07
    2016

    Elder Statesman Takes Sports Merch Upscale

    Los Angeles-based luxe knitwear label The Elder Statesman has forged a unique collaboration with upscale retailer Barneys for NBA-branded knitwear. The professional basketball association has approved logo-studded sweaters, beanies, and scarves made of the bra … Read More

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