Dorothy Crouch

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June L.A. Market Sees Serious Buyers Placing Orders, Many for Immediates

Trade Shows

Organized to showcase Fall II and Holiday, L.A. Market Week saw local retailers and those who headed to Los Angeles from out of state to see their trusted showroom partners. Many buyers wanted to enjoy the intimate atmosphere of working with representatives they know.

Dallas Market Center to Launch Total Lifestyle Market Starting June 2020

Trade Shows

To accommodate the changing retail landscape, the Dallas Market Center will transform its summer markets into a total-lifestyle marketplace.

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Hyfve Hosts "A Fashion Remix" for Remixmess at CMC During L.A. Market

FASHION

Introducing new misses-contemporary line Remixmess, Los Angeles apparel manufacturer Hyfive produced "A Fashion Remix," a runway show in the L.A. Market Week lobby lounge within the California Market Center.

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ACB Presents "Variations on Raymonda" With Fashionable Touches

EVENTS

With a new home at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles, the American Contemporary Ballet has transformed elements from the 19th-century ballet "Raymonda" through modern details of costume making.

Gap Inc. Announces Water-Saving Initiative With Textile Supplier

Manufacturing

Moving closer to the sustainable goals it set in 2018, Gap Inc. announced a new water-saving initiative with its sourcing partner Arvind Limited.

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Record-breaking San Francisco Heat Slows First-Day Traffic at CALA

CALA San Francisco

For several years now, the nearly 100-year-old Fort Mason Center on the San Francisco waterfront has been the idyllic location for the Bay Area edition of CALA, which was held June 11–12.

New President Hired to Lead 7 For All Mankind

Manufacturing

The parent company of 7 For All Mankind has hired Suzanne Silverstein to be president of the premium-denim brand.

Integrating AI Into the Shopping Experience Isn’t One Size Fits All

Technology

Much of the technology buzz over the last few years has surrounded artificial intelligence, or AI. As some brands and retailers wonder how to implement the tools that fall under the AI umbrella, they are up against competitors already lev­eraging these technologies.

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Free People Opens Stand-alone Location in Malibu

RETAIL

As a brand that aligns with free-spirited, adventurous women, Free People entered the perfect retail space when it opened its first stand-alone Malibu location to embrace a town that inspires a carefree lifestyle.

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Poshmark Goes Home

TECHNOLOGY

Social-commerce company Poshmark has moved beyond apparel sales by launching its home business.

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