Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:44am
WASHINGTON — The U.S. textile industry is on the rebound and going on the offensive. Textile executives attending the National Council of Textile Organizations’ annual meeting here last week said as the strong resurgence in the U.S. textile industry continues to build, they... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:40am
The latest addition to the LEGO accessory market is Brik Case, touted as “the world’s most customizable MacBook case.” Although not officially licensed by the Danish toy manufacturer, Brik Case happens to accommodate the colorful blocks, alongside the offerings from Mega Bloks... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:09am
The death of the mall has been much foretold. Now that people are shopping online and don’t need to leave the comfort of their homes, we’re told, consumers never need to venture out to a shop. There are many things wrong with that assumption, but it’s true that peoples’ new... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:06am
(Bloomberg) — Boston University received $50 million, its largest gift ever, for its management school from retailing executive Allen Questrom and his wife Kelli. The renamed Questrom School of Business will use the donation to endow 10 faculty positions and help pay for added... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:05am
Keen-eyed Twitter users may have noticed the likes of Kanye West, Madonna, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna changing their profile pictures to azure blue whilst pledging allegiance to a new online movement called Tidal. Don’t be tricked, this isn’t some noble attempt to tackle third... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:00am
Following the feedback and success of our 30 Films to See Before Your 30 feature, we continue our latest series, 5 Movies to Watch This Week. As the title suggests, five movies are featured each week regardless of release date along with where to watch them. Included with each... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:52am
PARIS — Kering has named Yves Egeileh its new M&A director, effective Wednesday. Egeileh joins the French conglomerate — parent of Gucci, Saint Laurent, Puma and other brands — from J.P. Morgan, where he was a vice president overseeing mergers and acquisitions primarily in... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:38am
High-street French retailer Eleven Paris joins forces with Brice Partouche of April 77 on a collection of jeans and an accompanying campaign. Drawing on Partouche’s design expertise, the two worked in the APRIL77 creative studios, fine-tuning the Eleven Paris jeans until both... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:34am
GENEVA — World Trade Organization members urged Pakistan in a review forum to push ahead with reform efforts to strengthen its economy and the global competitiveness of its goods, which includes a new five-year policy to revamp the country’s important textile and apparel sector... read more
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:18am
Ralph Lauren Corp., the United States Polo Association and USPA’s Indian licensee appear to have reached a resolution in their longstanding trademark dispute. Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. has agreed to pay $3.2 million to Ralph Lauren Corp. to settle the more than decade-long... read more