Deborah Belgum

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Earnings Decline for Parent Company of Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham

Manufacturing

The company that started Joe’s Jeans and now runs Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham reported that its third-quarter earnings results took a step down from last year’s result.

Avery Dennison’s Third Quarter Sales in Positive Territory

Manufacturing

Avery Dennison, the Glendale, Calif., company that makes apparel labels and tags, RFID inlays, pressure-sensitive materials and specialty medical products, reported that its third-quarter sales ending Sept. 29 increased 4.8 percent over the same period last year to $1.76 billion. Net income was up 38 percent, to $150 million.

Outdoor Retailer Launches a New Show Schedule

Trade Shows

Under clear blue skies with a forecast of snow, Outdoor Retailer did something it has never done before.

Levi Strauss Reported to Be Planning an IPO

Retail

Levi Strauss & Co., the 145-year-old blue-jeans maker in San Francisco, is headed to the stock market to raise between $600 million and $800 million with an IPO next year.

Levi Strauss Reported to be Planning an IPO

Levi Strauss & Co, the 145-year-old blue jeans maker in San Francisco, is headed to the stock market to raise between $600 million and $800 million with an IPO next year.

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L.A. Designer Fashion Show Helps Raise Money to Fight Cancer

Fashionable Fundraising

Los Angeles designer Ali Rahimi organized a fashion show with evening gowns, cocktail dresses and other silhouettes for a fund-raising event to combat cancer.

Hudson Jeans Parent Company Provides Inducement to New CEO and Hires a New CFO

Manufacturing

Centric Brands, the new name of the company that now owns the Hudson, Joe’s Jeans, Robert Graham and other labels, has hired a new chief financial officer and offered its new chief executive a hefty financial incentive package to remain with the company over the next three years.

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Lace and Fringe Infuse the Spring/Summer ’19 Collection by Kevan Hall

Luxe Fringe and Lace

For his latest collection, Los Angeles designer Kevan Hall introduced a new split-pant silhouette in stretch crepe for day and accented it with a tuxedo sequin stripe for night.

Differential Brands Group Now Has a New Name

Manufacturing

Differential Brands Group, the Los Angeles apparel company whose labels include Hudson, Robert Graham and SWIMS, is changing its name to Centric Brands Inc. after acquiring a significant part of Global Brands Group’s licensing business in North America.

New Tariffs on Chinese Goods Have Apparel Manufacturers Worried

Import/Export

When U.S. tariffs were levied in September on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, some apparel companies saw the writing on the wall even if they wanted to erase it.

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