Alison A. Nieder

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Fashion History with a South American Accent

Fashion Museums

At the Museo Nacional de la Historia del Traje in Buenos Aires, Argentina, fashion history is on display.

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Macy’s Boosts Sustainability Efforts

Retail

Department-store giant Macy’s Inc. is introducing several new sustainability programs that will be rolled out this year and the next.

Visionet Systems’ EdgeAX Releases Updated Apparel and Retail Solution

Technology

EdgeAX has introduced a new update, which is compatible with the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning solution AX 2012 R3.

Gerber Lands Innovation Award for Design and Cutting-Room Integration

Technology

Tolland, Conn.–based equipment and software solutions provider Gerber Technology received the gold-level award for product innovation from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership Inc. (CQIA)

Gap to Launch Brand in Slovenia and Austria

Retail

San Francisco–based Gap Inc. has struck an agreement with new and existing franchise partners to extend the Gap brand to Slovenia and Austria.

American Apparel Names Four New Board Members

Manufacturing

There are four new members to American Apparel’s board of directors following an agreement reached with New York–based hedge fund Standard General, which recently agreed to infuse American Apparel with $25 million to help pay off a $10 million loan that was being called in.

Kellwood Names Marc Babins President of Western Region

Manufacturing

New York–based Kellwood Co. named Marc Babins president of Kellwood Western region, based in City of Industry, California

Silver Jeans Stores Files Chapter 11, Plans Retail Liquidation

Denim Report

SJC Inc., the company that has been operating the Silver Jeans retail stores, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on July 21 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., with plans to close five Silver Jeans stores and liquidate inventory.

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Fashioning TV’s Looks

Costume Design

The FIDM Museum & Galleries at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles recently opened its eighth annual “Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition.

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Knit Hack

Fashion/Tech/Art

"Glitch," an exhibition of glitch-inspired fashion and accessories recently opened at the Tokyo Kaihouku shop in Japan.

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