By Alison A. Nieder | November 21, 2013
When a designer is first considering launching a line, the first step may be researching the market and creating mood boards, or it might be shopping for textiles or creating original prints and embellishments—followed by design, patternmaking and samples.
Vernon, Calif.–based True Religion Apparel Inc. named Mary Alderete chief marketing officer, overseeing the brand’s marketing strategy for retail, wholesale, international and e-commerce.
Erika Stromqvist set out to create a clean and simple denim line.
Leading boardsports brand Volcom has created a new executive position. On Oct. 31, the company announced the appointment of Kevin Meehan as the inaugural president of Volcom’s North America region.
Beaverton, Ore.–based athletic footwear and apparel giant Nike Inc. named Scott LeClair its new vice president of Action Sports, which oversees the action-sports category and Nike division Hurley International LLC.
Surf-industry pioneer Lian Murray passed away at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., Nov. 3 after suffering from a severe asthma attack, according to a statement from her family. She was 54.
Surf industry pioneer Lian Murray passed away at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif. Nov. 3 after suffering from a severe asthma attack, according to a statement from her family. She was 54.
In a little more than month after it named a new chief executive officer, the beleaguered parent company of Irvine, Calif.–based Billabong announced that it sold Canadian chain of stores West 49 Inc. to YM Inc., which is headquartered in Toronto.
On Oct. 31, Volcom announced the appointment of Kevin Meehan as the inaugural president of the company's North America region.
After being celebrated as a wonder plant and reviled as a public danger, hemp could be on the cusp of mainstream acceptance with the passage of a new law in California.
For Love and Lemons Designers Gillian Mahin and Laura Hall are diving into lingerie.
Melmarc recently introduced a full-package embellished T-shirt program dubbed “The $3 Basic T-Shirt.”
Entrepreneur Dan Soha launched Argoz in San Francisco in early 2012 with two goals: create the perfect argyle sock and make it in America.
The 11-year-old lifestyle footwear company Creative Recreation, based in West Hollywood, Calif., has been acquired by Rocky Brands for $11 million.
After five years as the executive vice president and chief operating officer at T-shirt and apparel importer Roochi Traders Inc., Bruce Berton has stepped down from that position to work as a consultant.
P.J. Salvage and Scanty Clothing Founder Mickey Sills is launching a new brand