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Nordstrom Announces Treasure&Bond Donation and Expansion into Accessories

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Seattle—Nordstrom’s give-back brand, Treasure&Bond is doing well and will be expanded including accessories, the retailer said today. Moreover, the company has made another donation through its give-back brand, Treasure&Bond, which supports nonprofits that work to empower youth. As the brand’s second beneficiary, national organization Girls on the Run received $254,000, …

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JTV to Air “JTV Rock Star Designer” Extended Episode Season Finale

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Knoxville, TN–To conclude its first-ever reality television series, Jewelry Television (JTV) will air an extended episode season finale of “JTV Rock Star Designer.” The show started with a national search for talented jewelry designers, and will conclude with one designer winning a $5,000 cash prize and the opportunity to design …

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Banana Republic, CFDA Partner to Support Emerging U.S. Designers

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New York—Made—and designed—in the USA is something that’s on the minds of many retailers these days—from Walmart to Macy’s to online up-and-comers that expose small struggling designers. Now Banana Republic and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) are joining forces to support emerging designers based in America who …

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Macys.com Launches Alliance to Provide Independent Designers an Outlet

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New York—Determined to attract yet another generation to its department store business, Macy’s today announced the launch of a collaboration with online fashion tech start-up company Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com. The exclusive partnership will expose Nineteenth Amendment’s stable of up-and-coming designers to Macy’s Millennial shoppers who will have the opportunity …

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Nordstrom Launches SPACE for Emerging Designers

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Nordstrom today launched SPACE, a new shop curated by Olivia Kim, Nordstrom Director of Creative Projects, featuring emerging and advanced designers. This undertaking is yet another example of department stores seeking to differentiate themselves by carving out multi-label boutiques filled with an (often rotating) assortment of emerging designers, such as …

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Kohl’s Donates $3 Million to the American Cancer Society

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s  announced Tuesday the donation of $3 million over three years to the American Cancer Society to continue Kohl’s support of the fight against breast cancer. The donation will also launch the brand-new Kohl’s Healthy Families program in southeast Wisconsin, dedicated to providing information and resources on the …

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First Shopping Network to Broadcast Reality Show

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Knoxville, TN—Hoping for a knock-out ratings punch, Jewelry Television (JTV) is making an unprecedented move for the television-shopping industry. Jewelry Television (JTV) announced today that it will air Rock Star Designer, the first reality show broadcast on a home-shopping network. “JTV Rock Star Designer,” has involved a national search for …