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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:36am
The latest read on consumer sentiment from KPMG reveals the chilling effect that digital security breaches are having on shopper loyalty as 19 percent of respondents said “they would stop shopping at a retailer that had been a victim of a cybersecurity hack, even if the company... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:28am
Danskin has decided to step it up by signing actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum as its latest spokeswoman. The 125-year-old dance label, owned by Iconix Brand Group Inc. since 2007, is in the midst of a brand reimagining that couldn’t come at a better time. Women’s brands... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:17am
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton unveiled a new comprehensive plan Tuesday aimed at helping small businesses grow and create jobs. The Democratic presidential candidate released several new proposals in an effort to streamline the process of starting a small business and make it... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:00am
Turnkey eyewear licensing platform Eponym has raised $7 million in a Series A financing round. Tenfore Holdings, Tribeca Venture Partners, RiverPark Ventures and WTI led the investment round. The latest raise will enable the company to expand its staff and accelerate its... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:50am
Fashion Positive, an initiative of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, will hold a webinar next month to introduce Fashion Positive Plus. The new work stream is meant to harness the expertise of the institute in circular systems and drive the availability of... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:41am
“It’s about eye contact, it’s about facial expressions, it’s all of those little things. It’s about the smile.” Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard was sharing the acting tips he’d given Usher, who portrays Leonard onscreen in the biopic “Hands of Stone.” The film had its New York... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:33am
For the second year in a row, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the world’s highest-paid actress by Forbes. The 26-year-old reportedly earned $46 million pretax in the past year, bolstered by the final installment of the “Hunger Games” series, “Mockingjay — Part 2,” which... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:22am
While e-commerce stores continue to earn more than their brick-and-mortar counterparts, retailers must reach consumers on and offline to hit target goals. Engagement Labs, a Toronto-based technology and data company released a report ranking the top brands in customer... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:20am
CUSTOM-FIT FOR FLOTUS: Jonathan Simkhai’s signature fit-and-flare macramé lace dresses have gained a new fan. First Lady Michelle Obama, who graces the cover of the Aug. 23 issue of Variety on newsstands today, wore a custom-fit style from Simkhai’s pre-fall collection for the... read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 9:20am
CUSTOM-FIT FOR FLOTUS: Jonathan Simkhai’s signature fit-and-flare macramé lace dresses have gained a new fan. First Lady Michelle Obama, who graces the cover of the Aug. 23 issue of Variety on newsstands today, wore a custom-fit style from Simkhai’s pre-fall collection for the... read more

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