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Revolve Popping Up in the Hamptons

Retail

Los Angeles e-tailer Revolve is setting up a weekly pop-up shop this summer in The Hamptons, the seaside Long Island getaway for many in the New York area.

Joe’s Jeans Gets a Little Help From Its Creditors

Manufacturing

Joe’s Jeans got a lifeline when two major creditors gave the Los Angeles blue-jeans manufacturer some more time to pay off some hefty loans—for a price.

Port Traffic Up for Back-to-School Season

Import & Export

Cargo volumes at the nation’s ports are seeing a healthy upswing as retailers start stocking their shelves for the Back-to-School season.

American Apparel Cutting Workers and Costs to Improve Its Financial Pulse

Manufacturing

Days after American Apparel announced it would be closing some stores and laying off workers, about 80 American Apparel workers rallied outside the company’s enormous factory near downtown Los Angeles to protest the way the company is being managed.

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After Long Drought, Mall Construction Back In Coastal SoCal

Mall Rebound

The Outlets at San Clemente, a more than 325,000-square-foot project in San Clemente, Calif., is scheduled to open in October. It is the first major retail project to be built in more than a decade in San Clemente, a well-to-do hub of South Orange County.

N.Y. Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile trends from graphic prints to athletic knits and lace looks

CGS: More Features In BlueCherry PLM

Technology

Last month, CGS introduced new features for its BlueCherry PLM product lifecycle management software.

Gerber Launches I-Table for Fabric Spreading

Technology

Gerber Technology introduced the I-Table series, an automated spreading and cutting system designed to help increase consistency in a variety of manufacturing environments.

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Luxe Fabrics Are the Foundation of a New Contemporary Collection

The Beginning Of...

Ecotex owner Raphael Javaheri is launching a new contemporary apparel brand beginning with a luxury knits collection that will officially bow in August in Las Vegas.

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Fashion on Wheels

Houston is hosting Fashion Truck Fest on July 18.

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After Agenda – RVCA Gets Artsy

Sure, RVCA is leading lifestyle brand, but its founder, PM Tenore, also intended RVCA to be a cultural force. After a two-year hiatus, the designer is going to flex a little arts muscle.

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Forever 21 Closing Big SF Store

Retail

A big Forever 21 store in downtown San Francisco shuttering its doors.

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Anil Arjandas To Sunset Plaza

The Anil Arjandas Jewels flagship boutique took a bow in West Hollywood's Sunset Plaza retail district last week. Take a look.

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J Brand Outlet Sale

Retail

J Brand Outlet store closing on East Washington Boulevard.

American Apparel Cutting Workers and Costs to Improve Its Financial Pulse

Manufacturing

American Apparel sets out to cut $30 million in operating costs and trim non-performing stores.

Authentic Brands Acquires Tretorn

Manufacturing

Nearly a month after it acquired Frederick’s of Hollywood, Authentic Brands Group (ABG), announced it completed the purchase of Tretorn, a 124-year-old outdoor-lifestyle brand reportedly favored by tennis stars Bjorn Borg and Martina Navratilova.

How a New Free-Trade Agreement Would Affect U.S. Textile and Clothing Makers

Import & Export

One of the biggest free-trade agreements ever negotiated by the United States could be a done deal by the end of this year. But it is still unclear how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect textile and apparel makers that manufacture in the United States.

New Hire at Matiere

Manufacturing

Matiere, a menswear brand headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., announced July 1 that Matt Feniger would join the company as a brand marketing manager for its Matiere and Strand collections.

Outlets at San Clemente to Open in October

Retail

Craig Realty Group, which developed and manages the Desert Hills Premium Outlets and Citadel Outlets in Southern California, recently announced it would build an outlet retail center in San Clemente, Calif., devoted to off-price goods from well-known brands.

Thorn Joins The Men’s Wearhouse

Retail

The Men’s Wearhouse, a specialty men’s apparel retailer headquartered in Fremont, Calif., announced on July 1 that Bruce K. Thorn was named executive vice president, chief operating officer.