Deborah Belgum

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LA's Beautycon Festival Is Filled With Fashion

Fashion

The hair styles at the 2018 Beautycon Festival at the Los Angeles Convention Center were fabulous but so was the fashion.

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First Nike Live Concept Store Opens on Melrose

Retail

A new way to shop at the Nike Live store in West Los Angeles

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Lily Pulitzer to Open First West Coast Store

Retail

For the first time, Lily Pulitzer will have a stand-alone retail presence on the West Coast by early 2019.

Stitch Fix Launches Stitch Fix Kids

Retail

For the parent who doesn’t have enough time to shop for his or her children, Stitch Fix has come up with a solution.

Levi Strauss Expects Revenues This Year to Be Up Almost 10 Percent

Manufacturing

Levi Strauss & Co. has been having a very good year, reflected by the fact that it now has 53 more company-operated stores than last year and plans to add approximately 50 more retail outposts by the end of this year.

Guess Partnering With Alibaba to Test Artificial Intelligence in Stores

Retail

The realm of artificial intelligence has become reality in the retail world with the new Guess? Inc. store in Hong Kong partnering with Alibaba’s FashionAI project to give shoppers a glimpse into the future.

New Proposed Tariffs on Chinese Imports Hit Textiles and Handbags

Import/Export

The latest round of proposed tariffs on Chinese imports has the apparel world wondering if it is time to shift its manufacturing from the country that for decades has been known as the apparel factory to the world.

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Nordstrom Local Coming to Brentwood

Retail

Look for a new Nordstrom Local store this fall.

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Hex Closes Downtown LA Store

Retail

Small flagship store for tech accessories company closes in downtown Los Angeles.

Gordon Brothers Buys Streetwear Retail Brand

Retail

Gordon Brothers, the Los Angeles restructuring and investment firm, announced it has acquired the Bench brand and all its related intellectual-property assets.

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