Deborah Belgum

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Celebrates Chinese New Year

Trade shows

Hong Kong Fashion Week coincides with upcoming Chinese New Year.

Coats Thread Company Acquires ThreadSol and Opens Innovation Hub

Manufacturing

Coats, the British industrial-thread manufacturer who has been on an acquisition binge, recently acquired for $12 million ThreadSol, a cloud-based digital-applications provider, which becomes a part of Coats Global Services.

Hybrid Apparel Names New CEO

Manufacturing

Hybrid Apparel, the Cypress, Calif., company that does all kinds of casual clothing, announced it has a new chief executive.

Could Charlotte Russe Be Up for Sale or Headed for Bankruptcy?

Retail

After restructuring its debt by more than 50 percent last year, Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. could be up for sale or headed for bankruptcy restructuring.

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The North Face Unveils New Breathable Waterproof Fabric

Textiles

The North Face unveils FutureLight, a new breathable waterproof material.

Hybrid Apparel Names New CEO

Hybrid Apparel names veteran retailer as new chief executive.

Could Charlotte Russe Be Up for Sale or Headed for Bankruptcy?

After restructuring its debt by more than 50 percent last year, Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. could be up for sale or headed for bankruptcy restructuring.

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Retail Seasonal Hiring Down From Last Year

Retail

A tight labor market made it hard to find seasonal retail workers this holiday season.

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Johnny Was: Carrying the Boho Look Over to Swimwear

Swimwear at Johnny Was

The world of Johnny Was is all about embroidered clothing with a certain boho look that has been a strong selling point for the Los Angeles label since it was founded in 1987.

Apparel Makers Feel the Rush to Bring in Goods From China Early

Import/Export

With additional tariffs on Chinese imports being threatened, Los Angeles clothing makers are feeling the pinch to bring in goods earlier to save money.

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