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Stein Mart’s “Give Back to Our Veterans” Promotion

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Jacksonville, FL—In honor of Veterans Day, Stein Mart will introduce its latest chain-wide charitable program, “Give Back to Our Veterans,” to support VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) and help the country’s veterans facing homelessness. Starting Nov. 3, shoppers can contribute to the effort by purchasing a new package of underwear or socks …

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Gap Inc. Announces Commitment to Advance the Lives of One Million Women

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New York—Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck announced today a significant Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to advance the lives of one million women by 2020 by expanding the company’s award-winning life-skills education program, Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement). “From Phnom Penh to Pittsburgh, women share in …

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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 …