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Potential Unintended Consequences in Major Retail Liquidations

The Toys ‘R’ Us liquidation conducted this year was remarkable for its scale. It involved more than 800 stores and hinged on the combined efforts of Tiger Capital Group, Great American Group, Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers. However, it…

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Visibility, Accuracy Core to Dynamic Worldwide’s E-commerce Solutions

Dynamic Worldwide is using its decades of experience serving the apparel and retail industries to help vendors and merchants successfully navigate the complicated and intricate supply chain. It’s a task that has become all the more complicated—and vital—with the current…

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Future fashion: educating designers for a sustainable industry

Fashion’ has become a byword for extravagance and waste, but it need not be so, according to leading US fashion educator Joanne Arbuckle. In a recent talk at the Murray Hill Institute’s Fashion Intelligence Symposium 2018, Ms Arbuckle, Deputy to the…

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San Francisco Becomes First Major City To Prohibit Fur Products

The City of San Francisco became the first major American metropolitan city to restrict the commercial trade of fur products. Effective January 1, 2019, a Health Code ordinance will ban the sale, display for sale, and manufacture of “fur products”…

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Kansas State University’s Apparel and Textile Program: Inspiring Students to Innovatively Solve the Challenges of the Fashion Industry

Fashion isn’t so different in the other Manhattan—Manhattan, KS that is. And the Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design (ATID) Department at Kansas State University (K-State) aspires to change the world of design through a focus on the human ecological framework…

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Nike Unlaced Is a New Sneaker Store Concept for Women

Women’s sneaker lovers are a powerful bunch, but often underserved by the very culture they’re obsessed with. The hottest shoes drop in only men’s sizes, color ways are limited (or all together bogus)—read ELLE.com’s report of what 14 women had…