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Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:00pm
In time for Memorial Day, London-based swimwear label Heidi Klein has opened a pop-up store in Southampton at 46 Jobs Lane. Designed to be reminiscent of a beach hut retreat, the shop features whitewashed wood adorned with palm tree leaves, bleached coral and driftwood. The 800... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 5:38pm
Salt Hotels’ David Bowd and Kevin O’Shea didn’t have to look far for someone to run the shop at The Chequit, the newly reopened historic 37-room inn on Shelter Island. The duo called on Wampum, a local skate and surf-inspired clothing company, to pitch in. The Montauk-based... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:12pm
While the ath-leisure trend continuing to pickup steam, Sports Authority has partnered with Champion Athleticwear to launch Champion GEAR performance-driven activewear. As of Wednesday, the 462-unit chain will sell the women’s and men’s collection exclusively nationwide and via... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:56pm
Louis Vuitton has brought its unconventional “Series 2” exhibition to Rome. The French luxury label celebrated the opening of the exhibit on Thursday night at Palazzo Ruspoli, where “Series 2” will be open to the public until June 7. Through a series of different installations... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:39pm
Members of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union voted and approved Friday a new contract that puts an end to tensions that erupted earlier this year and caused widespread supply chain disruption for manufacturers and retailers. Union members ratified a five-year... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:34pm
MILAN — The day Permira offered to buy the Valentino brand, Matteo Marzotto was busy negotiating the exit of Valentino Garavani from the company he founded and mapping out the couturier’s 45th anniversary celebrations. The deal with the private equity fund was sealed the... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:27pm
Huntsman Textile Effects has taken the next step in its efforts to create textile dyes that meet the highest environmental standards while also making companies that use them more efficient. Huntsman has developed a groundbreaking reactive black dye called Avitera Black SE that... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:14pm
St. Tropez is taking tanning into the shower this summer. The self-tanning brand, owned by U.K.-based PZ Cussons Beauty, is launching an in-shower lotion designed to give users a buildable tan with a minimum of fuss. Dubbed Gradual Tan In-Shower Tanning Lotion, the product hits... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:24pm
A $19 million settlement plan designed to reimburse banks for their losses in the Target Corp. credit card breach has fallen through from lack of bank support. The settlement, reached in April, was contingent upon the agreement of banks that issued credit to at least 90 percent... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:14pm
East Hampton, meet Planet Blue. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based retailer, which has gained a steady following regionally with its boho chic boutiques, is testing the waters on the East Coast with its first brick-and-mortar presence there via an East Hampton pop-up. A permanent... read more

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