Deborah Belgum

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Customs Confiscates Thousands in Fake Nike Air Jordans

Import/Export

U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspected that the Nike Air Jordans inside seven parcels that landed as air cargo near Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C., weren’t the real thing.

Booming Economy in 2018 Means Smart Retailers Will Profit

Retail

With tax cuts in place and unemployment at a record low, 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for the economy.

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Kicks Off for Fall/Winter

Fashion

Hong Kong Fashion Week introduces a more compact version of its show that highlights Fall/Winter 2018.

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Large Japanese Second-Hand Store Opens on Melrose

Retail

2nd Street opens first U.S. store on Melrose Avenue.

Texworld USA Launches ‘Explore the Floor’ Series

Textiles

An added feature this year at Texworld USA is the new “Explore the Floor” series, which features tours for attendees to walk the show floor with industry experts.

UBM Fashion Partners with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to Help Emerging Designers

Fashion

UBM Fashion, organizers of the various MAGIC trade shows in Las Vegas and other apparel events, is working with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to promote the growth of emerging talent in the fashion industry.

Shoppers Favor Stores That Have Technology

Retail

Shoppers may be letting their fingers do the walking by snapping up fashions online, but a recent survey shows that consumers are willing to hit the stores if time-saving technology is involved.

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Flora and Fauna Infuse the Latest Collection by Kevan Hall

Lacing Up

For his latest collection, Kevan Hall looked back to the 1970s with jumpsuits infused with sophisticated lace and flared pants.

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A Father-Daughter Team Launches a Los Angeles Denim Line

Father’s Daughter

The constant whir of sewing machines and the drumbeat of downtown LA traffic echo through the second-story design studio occupied by Su Kim and her father, Jim Kim.

Free Bella: Sustainable Swimwear at a Reasonable Price Point

Swim/Surf

Francesca Lagudi was still in fashion school when she launched her swimwear line, called Free Bella, two years ago.

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