Deborah Belgum

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Guess Sees Nearly Flat Second-Quarter Revenues

Retail

Guess, the Los Angeles company known for its sexy clothes and even sexier ads, reported a slight decline in its second-quarter revenues for fiscal 2017 as tourist traffic to stores dipped in the United States.

Nordstrom Brings New Concept to LA Store

Retail

One year ago, Nordstrom launched a new in-store boutique called Space. The idea was to feature emerging and advanced designers and labels such as Simone Rocha, Vetements, Comme des Garçons, Ellery and Undercover.

WWIN Brings in Buyers From Across the Country


Trade Shows

About 2,200 stores showed up for the Aug. 15–18 run of the Women’s Wear In Nevada show in Las Vegas, down some 5 percent from one year ago.

Offprice Sees Exhibitor Count Off

Trade Shows

Booths at the Offprice Show in Las Vegas were selling merchandise at a bargain—designer sweaters for $7 and up and leggings for $2.50.

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Zara for Allegedly Overcharging U.S. Shoppers


Legal

Walk into a Zara store in the United States and you will find that the price tags on the clothes are marked in euros, the currency for the European Union, with a sticker placed over it with the price in U.S. dollars.

Sourcing at MAGIC Dominated by China


Trade Shows

The vast Las Vegas Convention Center looked like the United Nations when the Sourcing at MAGIC show came to town Aug.

Los Angeles Manufacturers Pack WWDMAGIC


Trade Shows

Boho chic was still a much sought-after look at the recent WWDMAGIC show, held Aug. 15–17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Vegas is a One-Stop Shop—Spread Out Across Multiple Categories and Venues

Trade Shows

The recent Las Vegas apparel, accessories and sourcing trade shows offered a comprehensive overview of the apparel market for buyers who zipped between the many shows and venues.

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UGG Kicks Off New Fall Collection with Hailey Baldwin

Fashion

Ugg boots has a new classic street collection on the street.

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Zara for Allegedly Overcharging U.S. Shoppers

A Los Angeles consumer has filed a $5 million-plus class-action lawsuit against Spanish retailer giant Zara maintaining that U.S. consumers are being charged incorrectly for Zara merchandise priced in euros.

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