Nordstrom Local in downtown Los Angeles is considered to be part of a new wave of retail.  | Photo courtesy of Nordstrom

Jamie Smith | Photo by Nick Carranza

Monica DeVreese and Jill Deering | Photo by Robert J. Hill

RUNWAY

Art Hearts Fashion Delivers Four Days of Runway Shows ART HEARTS FASHION DELIVERS FOUR DAYS OF RUNWAY SHOWS

Elie Madi | L.A. Fashion Week | Oct. 6-10 2018 ELIE MADI | L.A. FASHION WEEK | OCT. 6-10 2018

Sav Noir | L.A. Fashion Week | Oct. 6-10 2018 SAV NOIR | L.A. FASHION WEEK | OCT. 6-10 2018

Directives West Focuses on Major Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 DIRECTIVES WEST FOCUSES ON MAJOR TRENDS FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2019

Los Angeles Designers Show at Art Hearts Fashion During New York Fashion Week LOS ANGELES DESIGNERS SHOW AT ART HEARTS FASHION DURING NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Academy of Art University Students Shake It Up During NYFW ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SHAKE IT UP DURING NYFW

Tadashi Shoji Shoots for the Moon at NYFW TADASHI SHOJI SHOOTS FOR THE MOON AT NYFW

Los Angeles Designers on the Runway at Style Fashion Week in New York LOS ANGELES DESIGNERS ON THE RUNWAY AT STYLE FASHION WEEK IN NEW YORK

LAFW Shows Escada and Porsche Design Styles at Car Museum LAFW SHOWS ESCADA AND PORSCHE DESIGN STYLES AT CAR MUSEUM

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RETAIL

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IMPORT & EXPORT

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TRADE SHOWS

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TECHNOLOGY

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MANUFACTURING

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FORECASTS & ANALYSIS

UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees a Slowing Economy With Trade Causing Potential Problems

The UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts the economy will slow down in 2019 and then nearly even out in 2020.

CALENDAR events & trade shows

January
3-5 The ASI Show Orlando Orlando, FL
3-5 TrendSet Munich,
3-5 The ASI Show Orlando Orlando, FL
3-5 TrendSet Munich,
4-6 Exponoivos Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal,