Andrew Asch

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Sato Hughes, Surf Pioneer, Celebrates 90

Katin threw 90th birthday party for Sato Hughes, one of the pioneers of boardshorts style.

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Zara, The Webster To Open at Beverly Center

A giant Zara opened in Beverly Center today. The Webster is scheduled to open in 2020.

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This Propaganda Agency Doesn’t Lie

It's called Propaganda Agency, but Jack Watkins promises that there's nothing iffy with the materials in his new men's line.

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Ron Robinson at 40: New World Vision…Old School Values

Ron Robinson: 40 Years

Ron Robinson said the late 1960s were an exhilarating time to be in the retail business in Los Angeles.

Retail Sales Inch Up in April


The National Retail Federation said that retail sales in April showed a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase in the U.S retail market, excluding auto sales, gasoline stations and restaurants.

Sophia Denim Opens a Pop-up Store at Fred Segal


After spending time designing handbags and women’s ready-to-wear, Sophia Tezel-Tzelepis last year decided to branch out to denim with a label called Sophia.

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Woodbury Puts ‘InnerVision’ on Runway

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Woodbury University presented its 54th annual fashion show, called “InnerVision,” which focused on the connection between emotion and fashion.

Wet Seal Back With New Fashion Line


Almost one year after juniors retailer Wet Seal was acquired by investment firm Gordon Brothers, the now online-only retailer announced a new collaboration called Niki + Gabi for Wet Seal.

Shop & Dine

Trade Shows

Keeping pace with a busy trade-show schedule is exciting but exhausting. At the end of a day spent running between appointments, making new connections, visiting with longtime partners and negotiating deals, enjoying a delicious meal or strolling around a unique shop is the perfect way to recharge.

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Agenda Taps Stab to Design Trade Show’s Surf Area

Surf is up for Agenda trade show and Stab magazine.

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