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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:02pm
LOS ANGELES — American Apparel appears to be headed for a proxy battle as the company seeks to ward off attempts by a shareholder angling to secure two seats on its board of directors. The firm’s board is asking shareholders to vote against two board nominees proposed by... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 3:19pm
Five months after they bid goodbye to Bondi Beach, Australia, Banjo & Matilda founders Belynda and Ben Macpherson are gearing up to open the company’s Venice, Calif., office. Keeping things coastal, the husband-and-wife team still have an office Down Under in their homeland... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:57pm
Following President Barack Obama’s recent visit to the Nike world headquarters in which he addressed the Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership, the footwear company bestowed the most recognizable figure in the world with the very first Jordan MTM, a two-pair... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:40pm
Copenhagen’s V1 Gallery – run by Jesper Elg, Peter Funch and Norse Project Creative Director Mikkel Grønnebæk – will be housing the latest exhibition by seasoned artists Barry McGee and Todd James this month. With both artists coming from backgrounds in graffiti, the... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:20pm
The votes are in (but perhaps not yet counted). We know who’s nominated, and some of the presenters for June 1’s CFDA Awards, but there’s more: In addition to Taraji P. Henson, Amanda Seyfried, Joshua Jackson and Kim Kardashian, Chelsea Clinton will present an In Memoriam... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:20pm
The votes are in (but perhaps not yet counted). We know who’s nominated, and some of the presenters for June 1’s CFDA Awards, but there’s more: In addition to Taraji P. Henson, Amanda Seyfried, Joshua Jackson and Kim Kardashian, Chelsea Clinton will present an In Memoriam... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:03pm
Dollar Tree Inc. is slated to sell 330 Family Dollar Stores to private equity firm Sycamore Partners. The transaction is contingent on completion of Dollar Tree’s merger with Family Dollar Inc. The divestiture addresses the concerns of the Federal Trade Commission regarding the... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 2:00pm
Technical menswear label NEMEN follows on from their collaborative project with fellow sartorial technicians ACRONYM by lifting the curtain on their Spring/Summer 2015 mainline. Transporting Italy’s traditions of craftsmanship and expert eye for fabrics into the 21st century,... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:49pm
Authentic Brands Group has moved closer toward completing its second acquisition — Frederick’s of Hollywood. ABG became the stalking horse bidder for the bankrupt intimates retailer, known for its racy lingerie. The ABG deal, signed in April, is for $22.5 million in cash plus... read more
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:49pm
While investigators continue to unravel the bribery, fraud and money-laundering charges in the FIFA scandal, executives at athletic giants tied to the sport are trying to keep a safe distance from the controversy that may inevitably dent their respective soccer businesses.... read more

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