Alison A. Nieder

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Flipping out over Nike’s new tennis dress

Nike created a new tennis dress for the female players at Wimbledon—and the pleated style is not going over well.

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Ora et Labora Pops Up in Silver Lake

Last weekend, traveling pop-up marketplace Ora et Labora came to Los Angeles.

Shop.org Adds to Board, Prepares for Digital Events in California, Texas

Retail

Shop.org, the digital retail division of the Washington, D.C.–based National Retail Federation, added five new board members, bringing the board total to 12.

Tukatech Appoints Director for Europe

Technology

Los Angeles–based technology solutions provider Tuka­tech Inc. named Marta Maiandi director of Tukatech Europe.

Epson Acquires 100 Percent Stake in Italian Textile Printing Firm

Technology

Epson Italia S.p.A., the Italian subsidiary of printing company Epson, is acquiring a 100 percent stake in the Italian textile printing business Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l.

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Fashion on the Runway from SMC Fashion and Merchandising Students

SMC Fashion

On June 16, students in Santa Monica College’s fashion design and merchandising program showcased their creations on the runway at Santa Monica High School’s Barnum Hall in Santa Monica, Calif.

Roicom USA: Texas Factory With High-Tech, Denim Expertise and Social Message Looks to L.A.

Manufacturing

Roicom USA’s sister production company, ReadyOne, employs the severely disabled to produce apparel and equipment for the U.S. military.

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Couture for a Canine Cause

The California Market Center has teamed up with Wags and Walks dog rescue organization to host a charity sample sale and dog adoption fair on July 29 in CMC’s top-floor penthouse in downtown Los Angeles.

Survey: Fit Issues Impact Shopping Decisions Online and In-Store

Technology

Nearly 60 percent of shoppers say they would buy more often if they could be assured of consistent fit, according to a recently released study by Body Labs, a New York–based company that creates and customises 3-D models of the human body.

Benjamin Seigel Joins Greenberg & Bass

Legal

Longtime apparel-industry attorney Benjamin S. Seigel has joined Greenberg & Bass LLP as senior counsel to the firm, based in Los Angeles’ Encino area.

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