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Patrick DiLascia Launches Patrick Brand

By Andrew Asch | August 10, 2017

A new bricks-and-mortar store is the center of Patrick DiLascia’s new fashion venture.

Denim Defines the Clothing Trends for Back-to-School Apparel

Consumer spending on clothes and other items should definitely be in positive territory this fall as shoppers are feeling more confident about their economic condition and rising housing prices make people feel wealthier.

Retail Sales Show Solid Gains in July

Online sales took a giant 11.4 percent step forward from last year as shoppers let their fingers do the buying. Of all the categories broken out by the National Retail Federation, it was the winner in the NRF’s monthly tabulation of retail sales.

Price and Value Are Driving Retail Business

A recent survey by the International Council of Shopping Centers shows that the majority of U.S. adults are loyal to brands and retailers because of price and value.

DSTLD Plans Second Round of Crowd-Funding, Pop-Ups and Other Events Planned

DSTLD, the direct-to-consumer contemporary brand for men and women, is preparing to open up its second round of crowdfunding.

Le Box Blanc’s Neighborhood Store in DTLA

For the past two years, Le Box Blanc has been delivering contemporary fashions to people all over America from its e-commerce shop .

Westfield Century City Announces New Stores

Westfield Century City recently announced another slate of retailers scheduled to join the sprawling mall, which is undergoing a $1 billion remodel.

Odain Brand Opens 1st Shop

Odain Watson relaunched his Odaingerous brand in 2016, and on Aug. 17 he is scheduled to open a shop, also called Odaingerous, at 719 S. Main St. in downtown Los Angeles. It will be the emerging brand’s first shop.

New BCBG Owners Outline Their Plans for Moving the Brands Forward

When Michael DeVirgilio and Cory Baker were figuring out whether they wanted to acquire the BCBGMaxAzria label and its sister brands, they quizzed retailers about whether they were still willing to carry the decades-old brands in their stores. They were happy to find that the labels weren’t on life support yet.

Bachrach Men’s Stores to Exit Bankruptcy Soon

Only four months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Bachrach men’s stores is expected to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of August with 15 stores intact.

Fred Segal Announces Flagship Shop-in-Shops

Fred Segal Announces Flagship Shop-in-Shops

Fred Segal is moving along toward a fall 2017 opening—perhaps in mid-September—for its new flagship in West Hollywood, Calif., located near the Sunset Plaza high-end retail enclave.

July Sales Up, But Results Mixed

July sales beat forecasts, according to market-research firm Retail Metrics.

South Coast Plaza Buys Sears Land

Sears has run a department store and an auto center at the northeast end of luxe retail center South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., for 50 years.

Trade Protectionism and E-Commerce Are Top Concerns for Chief U.S. Fashion Industry Executives

With a new president in the White House, U.S. fashion manufacturers and retailers said their biggest concerns this year are about new trade barriers going up that would restrict apparel imports.

Shopify’s Frenzy App Powers Sale at Capsule and Liberty Fairs in NY

Trade shows and runway shows have been looking to produce extra revenue streams for their vendors.

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