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Dillard’s, Dollar Tree Agree to Increase Oversight of Suppliers

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Albany, NY—Dillard’s Inc. and Dollar Tree Inc. have agreed to step up oversight of workplace safety for their overseas suppliers, prompting New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to withdraw shareholder proposals that would have asked both retailers to strengthen oversight of suppliers. As trustee to New York’s $173 billion pension …

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Item of the Day: ERS Creative

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                                                         Item of the Day: ERS Creative Creatures of flight, grace, humor and joy are the subjects of designer Ellen R. Stewart’s Made in USA jewelry, ERS Creative. Hand created and hand cast using bronze or sterling silver in the lost wax method, the jewelry manages to capture the nuances—and …

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Spring, Summer 2015 Trend Forecast: Don’t Miss It!

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New York–Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money. Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, …

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Trend Finder: Leopard Prints

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Spotted! What animal has been stalking the fashion runways lately? The leopard! And she’s the cat’s meow! Get ready for even more leopard prints on accessories. Where to Find Leopard Prints (Sponsored):   Eric Javits Rain-hat w/ adjustable trench-style belt Style Name/Number: Kaya in Leopard/13740 SRP: $185 212-213-4949 nyshowroom@ericjavits.com www.ericjavits.com DKNY Leopard haircalf pump …

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10 Minutes With…Heidi Hoelzer, VP/GMM of Women’s, Scoop

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Hailed as the “ultimate closet” shopping experience, Scoop currently has 16 stores (including an e-commerce business). Heidi Hoelzer, VP/GMM of Women’s, has been with the company for eight years, guiding the retailer to target a 25 to 45-year-old customer who’s “fashionable without being too trendy, and is always effortlessly chic …

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Despite Acquisition Costs, Hanesbrands Q1 Profit Beats Estimate

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Winston-Salem, NC—Though sales in its activewear division lead by Champion helped Hanesbrands first quarter results, expenses relating to its purchase of Maidenform, hit the company’s profit, pushing it down 19%. But adjusted earnings beat expectations and sales trends lead Hanesbrands to raise its earnings outlook. Sales Boost from Maidenform For …