Alison A. Nieder

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A Tale of Chanel, Chocolate and Intellectual Property

Trademark Adventures

An Australian chocolatier was forced to change her business’ logo after getting into a row with the House of Chanel.

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Before Fly Was Cool

There’s a new fashion documentary opening on Friday focused on the early days of hip-hop fashion.

Kingpins New York to Shift to November/May Schedule

Trade Show

Kingpins, the boutique premium-denim trade show, is moving its New York show schedule beginning in November, when it will host a Nov. 3–4 show at Pier 36 NYC (Basketball City) in Manhattan.

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Active Collective in Huntington Beach, Calif.

All Active

Buyers from department stores, resorts, boutique stores and yoga studios turned out early for the June 23–24 run of Active Collective at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Calif.

MRket Rolls Out The Hub for New Events, Activities at New York Show

Trade Show

MRket, the menswear show organized by Business Journals Inc., will kick off a video series, a photo studio, a book signing and a Beam pop-up shop at The Hub, the trade show’s new interactive area set to bow during the July 19–21 show at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York.

Coast Trade Show Adds Nashville to the Lineup, Changes 2016 Schedule to Coincide with Miami Swim

Trade Show

Coast, the men’s and women’s contemporary trade show based in Miami, has added a new venue to its roster of shows: Nashville, Tenn.

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Rihanna: Fashion Icon to Fashion Design?

Fashion icon Rihanna appears be considering launching her own fashion and accessories brand.

Velcro Cos. Acquires Fastener and Elastic Web Companies

Manufacturing | Textiles

Velcro Companies acquired two Belgium-based companies specializing in hook-and-loop fasteners and elastic and rigid webbing in a move the company says will broaden its product portfolio, expand its presence in Europe, and facilitate research and development “to speed the pace of product innovations.”

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FineLine Introduces ‘As You Like It’ for RFID-Integrated Hangtags

Manufacturing | Technology

Atlanta-based RFID (radio frequency identification) tag provider FineLine Technologies Inc. has a new quick-turn program, dubbed “As You Like It.”

App Gives Manufacturers an Eye on the Production Floor


Alpharetta, Ga.–based solutions provider Shopfloor Support LLC has launched Shopfloor Eye, a solution that helps manufacturers collect production data and get real-time visibility on the factory floor.

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