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DJM Recapitalizes Lido Marina Village, Updates Center’s Looks, Stores

Retail

DJM, a lifestyle-retail-center developer with offices in Los Angeles and San Jose, Calif., recently announced a $70 million recapitalization of its Lido Marina Village retail center in Newport Beach, Calif.

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Cooper Design Space To Remain Committed to Fashion, Owners Unveil New Company Name

Trade Shows

In a fast-changing downtown Los Angeles, the Cooper Design Space showroom building will maintain its focus on fashion, said the building’s management; however, the owners will be unveiling changes before May, such as a new name for the Cooper and its sibling buildings—The Hirsh Collective—as well as new websites, logos and social-media outreach.

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Levi’s Raises Outlook After Releasing First Quarter Results

Finance

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co. continues to navigate the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. For its first financial quarter of 2021, released April 8, the brand reported net revenues of $1.3 billion, down 13 percent compared to the same quarter the previous year. The decline was attributed to closures of company-operated stores as well as third-party retail locations.

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Onitsuka To Rodeo Drive, Other Brands Open New Stores

RETAIL

Japanese footwear-and-apparel brand Onitsuka Tiger opened its first West Coast flagship last month at 474 N. Rodeo Dr. in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Andrew Hanson Unveils Clothing That Speaks

ART MEETS FASHION BASICS

Andrew Hanson hopes to go beyond labels with Clothing That Speaks, his Los Angeles–based emerging fashion line that made its official debut in January.

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Skechers to DTLA

RETAIL

Skechers, the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-headquartered footwear-and-apparel company, recently unveiled a sign for its new bricks-and-mortar store in downtown Los Angeles.

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Teller, a High-End Multi-brand Women’s Boutique, Opens at Platform

RETAIL

The multi-brand boutique was once the dominant business model for fashion retail. David Fishbein and Joey Miller, the co-founders of The Platform boutique retail center in Culver City, Calif., believe a lot of potential remains in the business model.

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Meler Productions Goes Secret Agent With James Bond-Inspired Show

FASHION

About 68 years after the first James Bond novel was published, the world of the fictional secret agent continues to fascinate.

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OC Fashion Week Pulls Out the Stops With Help From Pol’ Atteu Beverly Hills

FASHION EVENTS

OC Fashion Week produced its 24th season on March 22 with a group of designers who displayed Spring 2021 styles at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

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Los Angeles and Other Counties Relax COVID Restrictions, Retail Widens Capacity

EVENTS

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health gave the go ahead Monday for the area’s businesses to advance to the less-strict orange tier of COVID-19 restrictions.

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