Deborah Belgum

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Apparel Sourcing Show Opens in Guatemala

Import/Export

Guatemala hoping to capture more U.S. apparel production.

How Are Apparel Importers Adjusting Their Strategies for the Next Big Shipping Season?


Import & Export

Hundreds of apparel importers are recalibrating their logistics plans before the next big shipping season hits in July.

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A.P.C. Store Opens Soon in DTLA

Retail

A.P.C. Store is shooting for an opening in two weeks.

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Shop & Dine

Shop & Dine

Here are a few suggestions on the new restaurants and up-and-coming boutiques found in some of the major cities on the trade-show circuit.

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Dov Charney Files Two Lawsuits Accusing American Apparel and Hedge Fund for Defamation

Manufacturing | Legal | Retail

In more legal shots fired in the ongoing battle over control of American Apparel, the dismissed clothing company’s founder has filed two lawsuits in less than one week accusing American Apparel and hedge fund investor Standard General of defaming his character in false accusations and letters.

American Apparel Sees First Quarter Net Loss Jump

American Apparel reported that in the first quarter of this year it had a net loss of $26.4 million, or 15 cents a share, compared to $5.5 million, or 5 cents a share, last year.

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Rebel Wilson Teams Up With Torrid for Fashion Collection

Retail

Actress Rebel Wilson works with plus-size retail chain Torrid to create a capsule collection.

Dov Charney Files Lawsuit Accusing Hedge Fund of Defamation

In another legal shot fired in the ongoing battle over control of American Apparel, the dismissed clothing company’s founder filed a lawsuit alleging that hedge fund investor Standard General said it would defame his character if he didn’t give up control of his American Apparel stock.

Costa Rica Gets First Cotton Spinning Mill

Manufacturing | Import & Export

SAE-A, the largest apparel manufacturing company in South Korea, has opened a cotton spinning mill in Costa Rica, which is the first for the Central American country.

Europe’s Tariff on Women’s U.S.-Made Blue Jeans Inches Up

Import & Export

Europe has slightly increased a retaliatory tariff that it imposes on women’s blue jeans imported from the United States.

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