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Lip Service, Kill City Founder Drew Bernstein, 1963-2014

Obituary

Drew Bernstein, the founder of the Lip Service and Kill City brands, died on Aug. 19 in Los Angeles. He was 51 years old.

Manhattan Associates Acquires GlobalBay Technology

Technology

Manhattan Associates Inc., the Atlanta-based supply chain commerce solutions provider, has acquired the assets of GlobalBay Technologies from San Jose, Calif.–based VeriFone in a move that will extend Manhattan Associates’ omni-channel inventory and order management solutions offerings.

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FIDM Students Get Advice, Inspiration from Some of Denim’s Best

Denim Master Class

Denim pioneer François Girbaud is credited with a lot of firsts in the industry—from stonewash finishing and industrial washing to stretch denim and new silhouettes such as the baggy jean, the pedal pusher and engineered fit.

North Face Sets 100 Percent Certified Down Goal

Textiles

By 2017, The North Face plans to have all its down 100 percent certified and responsibly sourced using the Responsible Down Standard, a third-party standard.

Simparel Taps IT Operations Veterant as L.A.–based Senior Project Manager

Technology

New York–based Simparel Inc. has hired Lawrence Mora as senior project manager.

ICIX Releases Product Safety Compliance Application

Technology

ICIX has introduced Direct Test, a cloud-based application to help retailers and manufacturers collect and manage third-party product test results to meet safety and regulatory requirements.

WFX Launches Business Intel Platform

Technology

WFXOnDemand, a software solutions provider for the apparel and consumer-goods industries, has launched WFX BI, a business intelligence platform to help customers manage and share data across internal teams and departments.

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Selfies Go Pro

I, photographer

Park City–based iStabilizer has introduced “the perfect selfie creator,” a monopod and a shutter remote system that lets you take your own photo without the fisheye look that comes with an extreme closeup.

Survey Finds M-Commerce Revenue Doubled in Last Year

Technology

Shopping using a mobile phone, or m-commerce, nearly doubled in the last year as smartphone revenue rose 97.6 percent to $18,237,133, according to Pittsburgh-based mobile commerce platform Branding Brand, which recently released its Mobile Commerce Index.

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Intertextile Shanghai Offerings to Include Premium Fabrics from Europe and Asia, and Swim/Lingerie

Trade Show

During its Oct. 20–23 run at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will host more than 3,500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries. Offerings include a lingerie and swimwear area with more than 80 lace, embroidery and swimwear and lingerie fabrics suppliers.

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