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Neiman Marcus Adds CBD Beauty-and-Wellness Products to Its Offerings

NEWS

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus added to its beauty-and-wellness offerings with CBD brands available as part of the company's Trending Beauty initiative.

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January Market in L.A. Brings Out Buyers Preparing for Spring/Summer

L.A. Market Week

Despite three days of pouring rain, January’s L.A. Market Week spelled success for many brands, some of whom opened on Jan. 13, ahead of the official Jan. 14–16 run.

Salesforce Unveils Enhanced Commerce Cloud Platform at NRF 2019

Technology

During the National Retail Federation’s NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show,held at the Javits Center in Manhattan Jan. 13–15, San Francisco’s CRM-focused software provider Salesforce took the opportunity to unveil new offerings.

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Le Frenchlab’s Emmanuelle Rienda to Launch Vegan Fashion Week in L.A.

Vegan Fashion Week

The reputation of cruelty-free, or vegan, fashion has generally not been synonymous with elevated, chic textiles and designs. Now, Emmanuelle Rienda is launching the inaugural Vegan Fashion Week to show the mainstream fashion industry how offerings in the cruelty-free category have evolved.

Eco-Aware Consumers Value Sustainable Options, CGS Report Reveals

Retail

The mission-driven shopping trend among consumers is growing, according to a new report from Computer Generated Solutions (CGS), a business-applications provider that counts Tommy Bahama, Vix Swimwear, Tea Collection, Velvet by Graham and Spencer, Paige Denim and Livie and Luca among its clients.

Stitch Fix Welcomes Liz Williams to Its Board of Directors

Retail

Online personal styling service Stitch Fix announced that it has added Taco Bell International President Liz Williams to its board of directors.

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RAW to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary in DTLA

EVENTS

Returning to the city where it began, artists' showcase RAW will return to downtown Los Angeles to celebrate its 10-year anniversary on March 20.

Lenzing and Hyosung to Launch Sustainable Collection at ISPO Munich

Textiles

Austrian textile firm Lenzing and South Korea’s Hyosung fabrics are partnering on a new collection that brings greater comfort through more options in activewear and intimate apparel manufactured through a process that reduces the impact on the environment.

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Swim Collective and Active Collective Offer an Opportunity for Brands to Plan for 2019

Blending Swim + Active

During the Swim Collective and Active Collective shows held Jan. 7 and 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center, buyers and manufacturers from the swimwear and activewear industries met to plan their 2019 partnerships as the two segments become increasingly intertwined.

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Vans Kicks Off Its 10th-Annual Custom Culture Competition

EVENTS

Now in its tenth year, the Vans Custom Culture campaign launched Jan. 2, affording an opportunity for high-school students to create extraordinary shoe designs for cash prizes from the Costa Mesa, Calif., action-sports apparel brand.

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