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Wolf & Badger Opens First West Coast Store

By Tyler Shultz | June 16, 2022

U.K. fashion retailer Wolf & Badger has continued its expansion by opening a store in West Hollywood on June 3.

Downtown Center BID Reports Dynamic Resurgence of Retail

Downtown Center BID Reports Dynamic Resurgence of Retail

Back in school you were probably drawn to math or, well, anything else. But the numbers for downtown Los Angeles are certainly compelling. The district generates $5 billion in annual revenue from 743 businesses per square mile. Over 3 million people visit downtown each year, while 350,000 commute there to work each day, and 85,000 call it home.

Esprit Brings Its Positivity Back to Bricks-and-Mortar

Esprit Brings Its Positivity Back to Bricks-and-Mortar

Esprit’s origin is as Californian as the sunny sky. And now it is recementing its California cred with a new pop-up shop at 156 S. Robertson Blvd. near Third Street in Los Angeles. The opening marks the first physical U.S. retail store for Esprit since 2012 and coincides with a relaunch of the brand’s e-commerce site.

Fred Segal Launches First Private-Label Brand

Fred Segal Launches First Private-Label Brand

Trendsetters are the alphas of the fashion world, and Fred Segal—originally founded in 1961—has been at the top of the style-making food chain for a long time indeed.

doors. Opens Fourth Experiential Pop-Up in Los Angeles

doors. Opens Fourth Experiential Pop-Up in Los Angeles

The innovative emerging platform for fashion, art and beauty online and experiential bricks-and-mortar retail doors. has brought its New York–based pop-up, “Metaverse, Schmetaverse,” to West Hollywood.

Sita 1910 Creates a Curated, Personal Shopping Experience

Sita 1910 Creates a Curated, Personal Shopping Experience

In an effort to “retell how we retail” Sita 1910 provides a unique shopping experience that harkens back to a time that catered to the client and presents clothes as works of art.

Sustainable Retailer Toward Opens First Bricks-and-Mortar in Los Angeles

Sustainable Retailer Toward Opens First Bricks-and-Mortar in Los Angeles

As the fashion industry trends toward a sustainable future, many consumers are still grappling with finding truly sustainable apparel products. A lack of transparency and the effects of greenwashing by some in the industry have consumers calling for more standards to help define what is truly sustainable.

Leap Expanding into Five Additional Domestic Markets

Leap Expanding into Five Additional Domestic Markets

Leap has announced the expansion of its store network into five additional domestic markets, allowing the brand to deploy omni-channel retail stores using its platform in Boston; Columbus, Ohio; Greenwich, Conn., Philadelphia; and Washington, D.C.

OTD Opens Flagship West Coast Store on Sunset Boulevard

OTD Opens Flagship West Coast Store on Sunset Boulevard

On the Sunset Strip and part of the shopping, dining and work experience The Sunset, John Varvatos opened his first West Coast store on April 28 for his latest endeavor, OTD—On This Day.

DTLA Retailers Poised to Experience Strong 2022

DTLA Retailers Poised to Experience Strong 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic remains a challenge in retail, businesses have been reopening and attempting to resume business as usual. Independent retailers who were initially hit the hardest have been rebounding and experiencing success in different ways, whether through online sales or by having dedicated and loyal customer bases.

Hollywood & Highland Complex Renamed Ovation Hollywood

Hollywood & Highland Complex Renamed Ovation Hollywood

California-based private-equity real-estate developer, owner and manager DJM has announced that the Hollywood & Highland retail complex has been renamed Ovation Hollywood.

NRF Big Show Affords Insight, Guidance

NRF Big Show Affords Insight, Guidance

During its Jan. 16–18 run at the Javits Center in New York City, the NRF 2022 Retail’s Big Show was hosted under the theme of “Accelerate.” This 112th installment featured 190 sessions, more than 300 speakers and over 700 exhibitors, with an expanded Innovation Lab and Startup Zone, and three new pavilions.

Forever 21 Appoints Winnie Park New CEO

Forever 21 Appoints Winnie Park New CEO

Forever 21 recently announced that Winnie Park has joined the fast-fashion brand as the new chief executive officer.

With Roots in Family and Community, Susan Lee Grows Wilder

With Roots in Family and Community, Susan Lee Grows Wilder

In her Echo Park, Calif., shop, Wilder Los Angeles, Susan Lee celebrates community through selling vintage clothing within a welcoming space, yet the roots of her store reach into different facets of the entrepreneur’s life.

More Than 148 Million Americans Plan to Shop Super Saturday

More Than 148 Million Americans Plan to Shop Super Saturday

An annual survey from the National Retail Federation and Proper Insights & Analytics revealed that more than 148 million consumers plan to shop on Super Saturday, the last Saturday before Christmas.

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