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Tentree Unveils Wildfire Releaf Collection to Help California Heal From Wildfires

MANUFACTURING

Sustainable apparel brand Tentree brought its reforestation mission to California to provide relief to the region following the devastation caused by years of destructive wildfires in the state.

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Guess Sport to Launch With Nod to Company's Archived Designs

FASHION

Continuing to take notes from its 1990s styles, the Guess Jeans U.S.A. division of Los Angeles' Guess?, Inc., announced the launch of its Guess Sport capsule collection, which will debut Aug. 24.

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Fashion Designer Dalia MacPhee Gives Back by Creating Blankets for Orphaned Elephants

MANUFACTURING

With a long list of celebrity clients and a knack for creating protective animal products, Los Angeles-based designer Dalia MacPhee launched a line of blankets to comfort and protect orphaned baby elephants.

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In Its Annual Resale Report, The RealReal Reveals New Leaders and Generational Trends

Resale Gets Real

Tracking trends in luxury resale, this week San Francisco–headquartered reseller The RealReal released its 2019 Resale Report.

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Gap Announces Renewable-Energy Partnership With New Sustainability Goals

Retail

In an effort to increase its commitment to adopting more-sustainable operating strategies, Gap Inc. announced that it has partnered with Enel Green Power North America, a segment of the Rome-based renewable-energy firm Enel Green Power.

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Established Las Vegas Trade Shows on the Move, While a Newcomer Offers Alternative

Making Vegas Moves

After traveling to Las Vegas for the August 2019 trade shows, exhibitors, buyers and apparel-industry insiders discussed trends, while event producers announced major news regarding moving to new locations in 2020.

From Southern California to the Bay Area, Small Bricks-and-Mortar Retailers Succeed With Unique Offerings

After years of dominance by e-commerce led by enormous online giants, the boutique retail segment is seeing a return to a bricks-and-mortar demand from consumers.

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Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act Could Diversify Cashmere Sourcing for U.S.

Manufacturing

Following the Trump administration’s declaration of raising tariffs by 10 percent on $300 billion of Chinese goods come Sept. 1—not including the $250 billion subjected to the existing 25 percent tariff—exports from China to the United States rose according to the General Administration of Customs earlier this week.

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Providing Premium Service for All Contributes to Matti D’s Longevity in San Diego

Retail

After 19 years of bringing exclusive and premium products to the San Diego–area city of Del Mar, Calif., boutique owner Jax McIntosh remains committed to the mission upon which her store, Matti D, was founded.

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Cultivating a Boutique Business in Pasadena, Calif., April Blooms Continues to Grow

Retail

From a young age, April Blooms owner April Hicks was interested in fashion, but her career path led her to become a hair stylist. Her Pasadena, Calif., salon Head Trip has been open for 26 years, yet when the space next door, became available in 2016 she welcomed the opportunity to open an apparel business where she now sells brands that include Adelyn Rae and Molly Bracken.

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