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Fashion Market Northern California Sees Big Business for Immediates

Immediates at FMNC

Exhibitors at Fashion Market Northern California at the San Mateo County Event Center in San Mateo, Calif., said retailers were buying closer to season as Immediates made up a good part of orders placed during the show.

Aloha Brand Reyn Spooner Charts New Waters in Los Angeles

Manufacturing

Since the late 1950s, the Reyn Spooner brand aimed to be an Aloha shirt that defied stereotypes.

Obituary: Silvia Kremer, Co-founder of Kremer Group

News

From 1975 to 2008, Silvia Kremer represented a number of denim brands, streetwear styles and preppy looks from her Kremer Group showroom at the California Market Center. She was one of the showroom building’s veteran tenants. On April 10, she died of a heart attack at the age of 71, said her son, Jim Kremer.

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Vegan Scene Unveils Pop-Up Vegan Marketplace

Amy Rebecca Wilde of Vegan Scene wanted her Venice shop to live up to its name. She started a pop-up market for other vegan designers.

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Haley Solar Parties for New Brand Name

Haley Solar makes sustainable fashion at her self-named shop Hayley Solar.

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Coachella Parties, Indie Fashion and Big Brands Make A Splash

The first weekend of the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival made headlines.The festival’s satellite parties made their own waves.

L.A.Based Omnichain Solutions Puts New Tech in Supply-Chain Game

Technology

Across the street from the hipster hangout The Line Los Angeles in L.A.’s Koreatown area, a group of supply-chain industry veterans are working on a way to mesh their established practices of their business with the new world of blockchain.

Tech Experience Inspires Brandon Kawai to Become a Clothing Designer

Manufacturing

The casual fashion style of the tech industry and its leaders has been critiqued as being too basic, but Brandon Kawai saw nothing but possibilities for this particular style when he interned two years ago at a startup tech company in downtown Los Angeles.

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Macy’s Hopes New Concept Will Reinvent Its Retail Experience

Macy’s New Concept

Macy’s Inc. is rolling out a new store within a store called Story at Macy’s, which is debuting at 36 Macy’s locations across the country. The shop is the latest chapter in Macy’s multiyear effort to reinvent its 640 department stores.

March Retail Sales Are Mixed

Retail

March business showed a slight uptick for The Buckle Inc., whose same-store sales increased 0.5 percent in a year-over-year comparison.

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