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    US aims to bolster textile and apparel trade partnerships in Central and South America

    The initiatives look to address supply chain sustainability, forced labor concerns and security issues, among other targets.

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    "Hudson's Bay" by Jeff Hitchcock is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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    Saks COO is out

    Following HBC’s deal to take over Neiman Marcus and form “Saks Global,” RJ Cilley left to become chief executive at HVAC startup Voomi Supply.

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    Mulberry appoints new CEO

    Andrea Baldo, formerly of Ganni, joins the luxury fashion brand in September and replaces Thierry Andretta, who is exiting the company immediately.

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    Giorgio Armani to present spring-summer womenswear in New York

    The October show is the designer’s first runway show in the city in more than a decade and coincides with the opening of a new Madison Avenue location.

  • An interior view of Jeanologia's new Miami hub. Multiple pairs of jeans of different cuts and shades are on the ground in an office space.
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    Sustainable garment tech hub to open in Miami

    Spain-based Jeanologia is opening the production center as it looks to expand its presence in the U.S.

  • Actor Jeremy Allen White is pictured for a photoshoot in black and white. He is wearing Calvin Klein boxer briefs and a wet T-shirt.
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    Calvin Klein’s Jeremy Allen White ads turned heads, but the biggest impact may be to the brand’s image

    “The Bear” star’s images generated $74 million in media impact value amid a years-long effort by holding company PVH to make the line more desirable.

  • A label hangs from a pair of pants. The label reads "Express."
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    Express bankruptcy spurs layoffs at Ohio facility

    The company's logistics and shipping partner Bath & Body Works is shrinking its distribution operations for the apparel retailer due to declines in volume.

  • Model in a brown shorts outfit walks on a runway flanked with stalks of wheat.
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    Max Mara and Shiseido sign long-term fragrance deal

    The partnership will grant the Japan-based beauty giant an exclusive worldwide license to develop, produce, market and distribute scents for the luxury fashion house.

  • A large, white building with the words Neiman Marcus on the side stands in a parking lot.
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    Saks Fifth Avenue parent company to acquire Neiman Marcus Group for $2.6B

    The rival companies will continue to operate independently and the deal is partially funded by e-commerce giant Amazon.

  • A person's phone is seen on the Temu app, against the Temu logo backdrop.
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    Shein and Temu must detail compliance with EU law

    The European Commission wants the fast fashion giants to confirm that their online interfaces aren’t designed to deceive or manipulate users.

  • A group of runners on the road in the French Alps are featured in Hoka's latest ad campagin
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    Hoka’s latest avian-themed ads look to shore up favor among runners

    Establishing a stronger connection to runners comes as legacy rivals like Nike have seen their foothold in the community slip.

  • People walk in and out of a Gucci store.
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    Gen Z luxury consumers value experience over product: report

    The survey results show a significant change in the way luxury is perceived, which may alter the landscape of how companies market their products in the future, according to Dotdash Meredith and Ipsos.

  • Protestors stand in a group outdoors and hold up signs. The signs read "If it's a fight they want it's a war they're going to get" and "Protect ILA work! Union strong!"
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    AAFA joins call to Biden administration over supply chain concerns

    Trade groups are asking the president to intervene in contract negotiations for East Coast and Gulf Coast port workers.

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    Levi Strauss moves away from insourced logistics network

    The brand’s shift to a hybrid model that includes 3PLs intends to cut costs and grow its direct-to-consumer channels.

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    Roller skating brand Flipper’s World names fashion insider CEO

    The company, owned by model Liberty Ross in partnership with musician Usher, hired former Fear of God COO Eddie Bromberg ahead of its apparel launch.

  • Jay Gaines is pictured for a professional headshot in front of a grey background.
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    Worldly expands C-suite with 2 new hires

    Kevin Vranes and Jay Gaines were brought in to work on product innovation and marketing as the sustainability data platform looks to expand its reach.

  • A person walks in front of a Nike store.
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    Nike expects more revenue declines ahead after ‘sluggish’ Q4

    CEO John Donahoe said the company is “embracing a more balanced approach” to DTC and wholesale after a rough set of numbers.

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    TrusTrace upgrades forced labor screening

    The platform’s supply chain tool uses AI to reduce “the likelihood of human error” and help fashion brands with regulatory compliance.

  • A group of people stand outdoors in support of the Fashion Workers Act. Several people hold signs, some reading "NYFW generates $600 million a year in income but we get paid in clothes." "Proud to support the Fashion workers act."
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    Retrieved from Model Alliance on June 12, 2024
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    Fashion Workers Act passes New York state assembly in bid to correct ‘gross power imbalance’

    The bill, which is headed to the governor for signature, aims to protect models from exploitation.

    Updated June 28, 2024
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    Skechers supplier accused of using forced labor

    The shoe material maker and two other vendors joined the Department of Homeland Security’s list of companies banned from importing goods into the U.S.

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    Lanvin names Peter Copping artistic director

    The former head of Balenciaga couture will be the first creative lead at the luxury house since the April 2023 departure of Bruno Sialelli.

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    Elton John, eBay partner to raise money for AIDS charity

    Rocket Man Resale’s 10-day auction will include fashion from the musician and his friends such as Donatella Versace, Brandi Carlile and Betsey Johnson.

  • Persil laundry detergent teams with fashion designer Christian Siriano, shown in the photo holding a phone to his ear, to launch a 24-hour Wardrobe Refresh Hotline on TikTok Live.
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    Persil plans 24-hour ‘Wardrobe Refresh Hotline’ on TikTok Live

    The laundry detergent brand teamed with fashion designer Christian Siriano for the event to offer advice on washing techniques, fabric care and styling.

  • A photo illustration of a phone on the Temu app against an orange background displaying the Temu logo.
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    Justin Sullivan via Getty Images
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    Temu is a ‘data-theft business,’ Arkansas attorney general says in lawsuit

    The complaint alleges the fast fashion company collects users’ personal information without permission.

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    Consumers want ethical sourcing, labeling on manmade fibers: report

    Nearly three quarters of survey respondents think materials such as viscose and lyocell should come from sustainable forests.