Executives at Pacific Eurotex pleaded guilty to money laundering funds for Mexican cartels.
Pastry and sandwich cafe coming to the heart of the Los Angeles Fashion District.
New execs at Hyosung in U.S. offices.
George Feldenkreis, an immigrant from Cuba, founded Perry Ellis 50 years ago.
Celebrating the Holiday
The top floor of the Cooper Design Space in Los Angeles was filled with 200 children who met Santa Claus, ate typical kids’ food and celebrated the holidays with gifts.
For San Juan Capistrano, Calif.–based trade-show producer Emerald Expositions, 2017 was an eventful year.
The retail realm has seen a dramatic change this year, with more than 6,000 outposts shutting their doors and shopping malls blowing up their footprints to redesign their centers in an effort to appeal to millennial shoppers.
Some relationships last forever. Others need to be restarted.
The five-times-a-year Fashion Market Northern California trade show, held at the San Mateo County Event Center, has a new executive director.
At the upcoming Los Angeles Fashion Market in March, the California Market Center is taking the wraps off a new trade show, which will be on the building’s top floor.
New cloud-based technology is popping up everywhere, and the world of fashion and design is no different.
Just when you thought you were finally starting to have a basic understanding of social media, RFID, Magic Mirrors, Big Data and a plethora of other retail technologies required for today’s connected consumers, along comes a new term—Blockchain.
Raised in Los Angeles
Raised in Los Angeles hopes to build a lifestyle brand starting with a unique logo and an array of T-shirts, hoodies, caps and sweatpants with a different vibe.
Differential Brands—the Los Angeles company whose labels include Robert Graham, Hudson Jeans and SWIMS—has entered into a partnership with Throat Threads Apparel to relaunch Hudson Jeans in Canada.
Peter Wilhelm, the recently named chief financial officer of Caruso, has seen his career go from the realm of sports to the world of shopping centers.
There are two retail sectors outperforming every other category in retail: luxury and off-price.
Calik Denim has supplied fabric to famous blue-jeans labels such as Joe’s Jeans, Frame, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger and McGuire Denim, but on Dec. 6 the Turkish-based label made its own statement with a gallery show called “Denim Loves Art,” which opened for one night in downtown Los Angeles.
Charlotte Russe, the San Francisco–based teen retailer that got a lifeline by restructuring its debt without filing bankruptcy, is now headed for a tough time as it tries to convince shopping-mall owners to give it a break on store rents.
Jen Awad showed her eponymous, rock ‘n’ roll style fashion line at past Los Angeles Fashion Weeks and various trade shows. But what we haven’t seen is Jen picking up the microphone or playing a badass guitar riff….until Dec.19.
Handcrafted LA produced the Holiday edition of its Meet the Makers party on Dec. 15. If you didn't make it, check this out.