Alison A. Nieder

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Project Runway Winner & Belk

Reality (TV) to Retail

Dom, the collection designed by "Project Runway" season 12 winner Dom Streater is now in Belk stores.

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Bitcoin for Your Thoughts?

Salt Lake City offprice e-tailer Overstock.com has updated its international checkout system to include payment by Bitcoin.

Lectra Names New Managing Director for Germany, Eastern Europe

Technology

French technology solutions and equipment supplier Lectra has named Chris Nicolaes managing director for Lectra Germany in Ismaning, Germany.

Infor to Host ‘Meet-n-Learn’ at the CMC

Technology

Apparel technology solutions provider Infor will host “Infor Fashion Meet-n-Learn” on Oct. 15 at the California Market Center in Los Angeles.

Yunique Solutions Now Integrated With Pointcarre Textile Design Software

Technology

Yunique Solutions, an apparel solutions unit of Gerber Technology, has integrated its YuniquePLM (product lifecycle management) solution with Pointcarré textile-design software to better assist clients with reducing sampling costs, speed-to-market and enhancing merchandising presentations.

Lenzing Begins Tencel Production at New Facility with “Jumbo” Line

Textiles

Lenzing, the Austrian maker of Tencel fibers, is on track to meet its planned production target of 30,000 tons of Tencel fiber at its new production facility at the Lenzing headquarters in Austria.

McCord Joins Buhler Sales Team

Textiles

PJ McCord, former global sales manager for Coats PLC, has joined the team at Buhler Quality Yarns in Jefferson, Ga., as sales executive.

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Duarte Gives Activewear a Fashionable Edge

New Line Nor

Henry Duarte is joining the ath-leisure movement, but the Los Angeles designer is putting his signature rock ’n’ roll stamp on the growing trend.

Fashion Industries Guild to Honor Tech/Chemistry Entrepreneur at Annual Gala

Events

The Fashion Industries Guild of Cedars-Sinai will honor technology entrepreneur Michael Lefenfeld at its annual gala on Sept. 20 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles.

VF Collaboration Pledges $10 Million to Building and Safety Upgrades in Bangladesh

Manufacturing

Greensboro, N.C.–based apparel giant VF Corp., in partnership with International Finance Corp., will provide up to $10 million in financing to VF vendor factories in Bangladesh.

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