Alison A. Nieder

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Athleisure, the Musical?

You know a trend has legs when it's got its own music video.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations: Finance Leaders Take a Look at the Months Ahead


We recently caught up with several finance-industry executives to talk about merger-and-acquisition opportunities and the challenges of balancing a business in the current economic environment.

Textile and Apparel Representative Ida Myers, 88


Longtime textile and apparel sales representative Ida Myers died on Sept. 25. She was 88.

Quarterly Report: Baby Boomer and Millennial Impact Leads the Economic Forecast for LAEDC


The economy is gearing up for a major shift as the huge baby boomer generation enters retirement and the even larger millennial generation begins taking a greater position in the workforce.

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Exhibitor Shuffle at LA Textile Show

LA Textile Show

The layout during the Sept. 28–30 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show continued to evolve since the California Market Center debuted a newly renovated part of the 13th-floor A-wing last season that eliminated enclosed suites to make room for more open-format booths.

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Filene's Shifts from Bricks to Clicks

e-tail launch

Discount retailer Filene’s Basement shuttered is doors in 2011, but now the retailer is relaunching as an online-only site.

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JCP Plus Bohbot

Collection Launch

Designer Michele Bohbot recently unveiled the new plus-size collection for Bisou Bisou by Michele Bohbot, which is sold exclusively at JCPenney stores.

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Best Vested

Fashion Collab

Torrance. Calif.–based AS by DF created an exclusive style for Calypso St. Barth.

Coeur Tradeshow Moves to New Location in October

Trade Shows

Coeur, the bicoastal accessories and lifestyle show, is moving its Los Angeles show to the Alexandria Ballrooms in downtown LA for its Oct. 12–14 run.

Fashion Meet Tech at Melange Live Event at The New Mart


The worlds of fashion and technology merged at the launch of Melange Live, a conference that explored new developments in e-commerce, mobile/digital payments, brand building using social media and new innovations in wearable technology.

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