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 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
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:00pm
DSPTCH has partnered with German hardware specialists Fidlock in collaborating on a series of new daily carry bags. Fidlock has provided each piece with their innovative closure designs, making all baggage options quickly and easily accessible. The range features three styles... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:47pm
The Children’s Place Inc. and activist investors have reached an agreement to end their acrimonious months-long proxy battle over the performance of the retailer and its board’s oversight of operations just hours before the battle was to take center stage at the retailer’s... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:28pm
As usual, most of the best sneaker releases of the week are all happening over the weekend, making sure that you guys have time to stand in line. This weekend, a variety of great shoes from a diverse set of brands are scheduled for release. To help you decide what to... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:25pm
While summer offers the opportunity to bask in the sun’s rays, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. That good thing can sometimes lead to grave consequences, but only if you let it. Aesop’s new Avail body lotion can help reduce sunburns and other ramifications of... read more
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 1:21pm
MATERIAL MATTERS: British textile companies, retailers and designers gathered to honor industry creatives at the annual UK Fashion & Textiles Awards held in east London on Thursday night. “It celebrates all the people that you don’t normally hear about in the press,” said... read more