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Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:09pm
PARIS — As far as damage control goes, L’Oréal Professionnel considers its new Pro Fiber line to be a game changer, promising long-lasting, in-depth repair — only where needed. “It’s the best formula ever achieved in the field of damaged hair,” asserted Patricia Pineau, L’Oréal... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
Slowing economic growth in China, combined with rising labor and material costs, has so far not had a major impact on trade fairs in the region, according to organizers of textile and apparel sourcing fairs in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Wendy Wen, a senior general manager... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
With a slowly improving economic environment, European trade-show organizers are stepping up the creativity to garner better attendance in the second half of the year. Italy is rediscovering America, seizing on the country’s economic comeback and the strong dollar-to-euro ratio... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
JULY 1-3 Pitti Filati, Fortezza da Basso, Viale Strozzi, 1, Florence. +39-055-3693-1; info@pittimmagine.com pittimmagine.com 2-3 Anteprima, Fieramilanocity, Milano Congressi, Via Colleoni, 20, Milan. +39-02-880-7711 anteprima@anteprima-fair.com; anteprima-fair.it 2-4 ISPO... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
While myriad challenges remain for manufacturers, brands and retailers doing business in Europe, there is some cause to rejoice: U.K. and Continental consumers have a new spring in their step, while quantitative easing in the euro zone has begun to bear fruit. The weaker euro... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
Beauty is the latest industry to get hit with a slew of new vertical online retailers — a signal that the direct-to-consumer movement has begun to touch nearly every category that consumers are buying. “The future of retail is the end of wholesale,” stated Julie Fredrickson,... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:01pm
Kohl’s Department Store is taking aim at Ulta Beauty. The retailer, which is often located in shopping centers in close proximity to Ulta doors, wants to do more than simply sell beauty. It wants to be a destination for the category, with an expanded department that features... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:35pm
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s latest Wear LACMA collaborations — with Dosa and FreeCity — debuted Wednesday night at the museum’s shop. Since its 2012 inception, the program has tapped Los Angeles designers including Greg Chait, Jennifer Meyer, Clare Vivier and Juan... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:29pm
Cone Denim’s manufacturing facility in Jiaxing, China, has received Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification on selected denim products. Located in the Zhejiang Province, the facility is a state-of-the-art, vertically integrated operation known for its performance and premium denim... read more
Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 5:29pm
Department and apparel stores continued to report disappointing first-quarter results Thursday, although Ross Stores Inc. followed its larger off-price rival, The TJX Cos. Inc., into the earnings winner’s circle. While The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., Stein Mart Inc., Aéropostale Inc.... read more

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