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Wildfang to Los Angeles

The Wildfang brand of Portland, Ore., made a splash for outfitting the tomboy. By Oct. 1, it is scheduled to open in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles City Council Votes to Ban Fur Sales

Los Angeles has become the largest city in the United States to take a big step toward banning the sale of fur. Sales of vintage and used fur are exempt.

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New Los Angeles Retail District to Be Unveiled Near the Ocean

Caruso's Retail Plan

When Caruso, a well-known Los Angeles developer, unveils Palisades Village in a week, it will answer the question about whether the high-flying company behind the game-changing The Grove shopping mecca still has its magic touch.

Macerich and Simon Join Forces to Develop an LA Outlet Mall


Two major shopping-center developers are getting together to construct a big outlet mall that will be located south of Los Angeles and not far from the new Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers football stadium.

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Lili Bridals at 60

Lisa Litt’s grandmother Lillian Green started Lili Bridals 60 years ago.

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Paul Smith’s Selfie Friendly Shop Defaced

For years, people have crowded the Paul Smith flagship’s parking lot to take selfies in front of the store’s idiosyncratic Pepto-Bismol colored pink wall. On Sept. 12, act of taking a selfie was crudely satirized.

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Tory Sport Runs To Rodeo

Tory Burch's performance line Tory Sport recently parked into a permanent shop-in-shop at the Rodeo Drive Tory Burch flagship.

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David Lerner Pops at Alfred Melrose Place

Melrose Place is the address to elegant designer flagships. David Lerner NY recently opened a pop-up there.

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UK Retailer Browns Sets Up Shop at Fred Segal

For Ida Petersson, one of the best things about her job is telling the world about new, emerging fashion designers. Until recently, she’s been doing it only in Browns, an influential boutique in London.

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August Sales Strong

Retail’s Strong August

RETAIL HEALTH: After many retail chains crashed and burned, retail business is starting to improve. Retail sales for August, which includes the Back-to-School Season, were just released.

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