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Adidas to sell Rockport for $280M to Berkshire Partners, New Balance

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Herzogenaurach, Germany / Canton, MA—The Adidas Group announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its … [Read more...]

Industry Impresario Vince Camuto Loses Battle with Cancer

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New York—The footwear and apparel industry has lost a great. Vince Camuto, the footwear maven, retail innovator and all-around … [Read more...]

PUMA, United Legwear Form New Kids Apparel Joint Venture in North America

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Westford, MA—Global sport brand PUMA and United Legwear & Apparel Co. LLC (ULAC), today announced that they are entering into … [Read more...]

Survey: Average Super Bowl Fan to Spend 14% More for Patriots/Seahawks Match-Up

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Washington—While “Deflategate”—allegations that the New England Patriots used deflated footballs during last weekend’s AFC … [Read more...]

Grand Bazaar Shops to Open on “50-Yard Line” of the Las Vegas Strip

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Las Vegas—When retailers are lucky enough to be situated at once of the busiest intersections in the world, boasting more than 20 … [Read more...]

Thursday Deadline Fast Approaches for Flash Discount on Las Vegas Fashion Week Hotel Rooms

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Las Vegas--Both in-store and online retailers have found success with flash sales, but now’s they’re chance to experience a … [Read more...]

Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting Releases F/W 2015-16 Jewelry Report

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Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting, a division of Accessories magazine, has released its newest Trend Report to help the … [Read more...]

Gucci Promotes “Insider” Accessories Designer as New Creative Director

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Paris—Alessandro Michele, head of accessories at Gucci, was named today as the new creative director for Gucci, according to … [Read more...]

Japan’s Leading Eyewear Brand Sets for U.S. Expansion with New Flagship in San Francisco

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San Francisco—JINS, the Tokyo-based eyewear brand, announced today plans to expand into the U.S. market with the opening of its … [Read more...]

Retailers Say Obama State of the Union Proposals May “Open the Door”

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Washington–As the nation awaits to hear President Obama’s agenda for the next year in his annual State of the Union address to the … [Read more...]

JCPenney to Relaunch Print Catalog

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Plano, TX--JCPenney plans relaunch the print catalog that it abandoned five years ago, according to a report in the Wall Street … [Read more...]

Express, Sycamore Partners End LBO Talks

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Columbus, OH and New York—Express, Inc. and Sycamore Partners today announced that despite having worked together in “good faith … [Read more...]