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Think Royln: Creators of Cool for Life on the Fly

This ain’t no puff piece… well, actually it is. Puffy pieces are the crux behind fashion label Think Royln, which built a whole business around unexpectedly cool quilted bags, fashion accessories and outerwear, all for life on the go. The…

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Ela Rae: The Art of Layering

Everyone in the fashion industry mourns the loss of fashion retailer Henri Bendel, but to Pamela Mufson, the specialty store chain’s closing is particularly bittersweet. The designer got her big break there, gaining the confidence (and funds) to grow the…

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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”…