Alison A. Nieder

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The North Face (Re) Opens in Palo Alto

The North Face celebrated the opening of its new store in Palo Alto, Calif., with a packed schedule of events for outdoor enthusiasts.

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A Warehouse Sale? Splendid!

Splendid and Ella Moss are having a big warehouse sale on May 20-21 on the top floor of the Cooper Design Space.

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Cone Denim Opens White Oak Web Shop

Cone Denim recently launched the White Oak Shop online with a selection of premium selvage denims available in smaller quantities.

Robert Ezra Joins Freeman Freeman Smiley to Head New Fashion Law Practice

Legal

Over the course of its 40-year practice, Freeman Freeman Smiley LLP has represented apparel-industry clients, but until now the Los Angeles law firm didn’t have a dedicated fashion law group.

Retail Veteran Lana Cain Krauter Joins Simparel Board

Technology

New York–based Simparel Inc. named Lana Cain Krauter to its board of directors. Krauter’s résumé includes holding executive positions at JCPenney, Sears, Bealls and Goody's during her more than 30-year career in retail.

Jeanologia Software Release Aimed at Faster Laser Finishing in Production

Technology

Spanish laser equipment maker Jeanologia has introduced eMark 3.0, the latest release for its laser-finishing software, created to help production designers maximize speed and creativity.

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LA Fashion District Intersection Renamed for Stanley Hirsh

Stanley Hirsh Square

The intersection of Ninth and Los Angeles streets in the Los Angeles Fashion District will be renamed Stanley Hirsh Square in honor of the late businessman, who was instrumental in creating the L.A. Fashion District Business Improvement District.

Fraser Ross Prepares for Retail Return with Kitross

Retail

Retailer Fraser Ross, the founder of the retail chain Kitson, is returning to retail with Kitross, which is set to open in his original 5,000-square-foot space on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Gildan Buying Alstyle

Manufacturing

Midlothian, Texas–based Ennis Inc. will sell its Alstyle Apparel LLC division to Canadian T-shirt giant Gildan Activewear Inc. for a $110 million all-cash offer subject to a working capital adjustment. The deal is expected to close by the end of June.

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Kingpins Transformers Tackles Industry Waste in Latest Roundtable Series

Kingpins Transformers

Cotton is compostable; polyester is forever. That was the message at a recent roundtable discussion hosted by denim trade show Kingpins.

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