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September 26, 2014

Aussie apparel brand Cotton On is as much about fun-fashion as it is about fast-fashion. The Geelong, Victoria-based brand operates more stores in the United States (124) than Zara and Uniqlo combined, and is an international behemoth with more than 1,300 stores operating globally under 10 different banners, including the 522-unit Cotton On, Cotton Body, Cotton On Kids, FREE by Cotton On and Rubi Shoes.

September 22, 2014

Haggar Clothing Co. has hired Eve Richey as chief digital officer, effective Sept. 15.

September 22, 2014

Potomac Mills, an outlet and value retail shopping center in the Washington, D.C., area with more than 220 stores, is adding A|X Armani Exchange, Steve Madden, an outlet concept for Swarovski and a first-in-market location for Great American Cookies.

September 18, 2014

Lululemon Athletica signed leases to open two new stores in the Soho section of downtown Manhattan, including its first-ever freestanding store for men, The Real Deal reported.

September 11, 2014

Jeffrey R. Anderson Real Estate Inc. and Casto announced that increased leasing activity during the last six months brings the Rookwood shopping center to 99% occupancy with the addition of new Carhartt, J.Crew Factory and Rally House stores.

September 10, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores is launching an omnichannel partnership with lifestyle brand Juicy Couture.

September 3, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch has reportedly settled a shareholder lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Columbus, Ohio, regarding its pay of CEO Michael Jeffries, who has received more than $140 million in compensation since 2007.

August 28, 2014

Fast-fashion competitors like H&M and Forever 21 and teens more interested in technology than clothing make these challenging times for Abercrombie & Fitch, whose second quarter revenue fell 5.8% to $890.6 million, missing Wall Street projections.

August 28, 2014

Open-air designer outlet shopping center Legends Outlets Kansas City announced that Jose Pepper’s Mexican restaurant and Eddie Bauer Outlet will open this fall in Legends Outlets.

August 27, 2014

Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG), owner of the Juicy Couture brand, is launching a new multiyear partnership to expand the scope of e-commerce services for Juicy Couture, with Onestop Internet, a full-spectrum e-commerce solution provider.

August 27, 2014

When Blanklabel.com launched in 2009, it set out to redefine notions of custom-tailored menswear, long the purview of the luxury market, by offering bespoke garments at affordable department store prices.

The startup took things a step further by updating the custom concept with a very 21st century, crowdsourcing twist: It offered shoppers a hand in the design of the merchandise by allowing them to pick their own details — from the cut of a shirt to the lining of a collar.

August 27, 2014

Fashion powerhouse Zara, owned by Spain’s Inditex, used social media to apologize after complaints poured in via Twitter that the retailer was selling a piece of clothing that closely resembled a uniform worn in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.

August 21, 2014

Buckle Inc. reported a profit of $24.5 million in the second quarter, missing Wall Street estimates.

August 21, 2014

Christopher Finazzo, former executive VP and chief merchandising officer for Aeropostale, has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of defrauding the company and taking more than $25 million in kickbacks from a key vendor.

August 18, 2014

Aeropostale announced that Julian R. Geiger has rejoined the company as CEO, effective immediately.

August 18, 2014

Piperlime, a division of Gap Inc., has enhanced its website to include streams of images filtered directly from Instagram providing customers with fashion.

August 8, 2014

American Apparel has relocated its Aix-en-Provence store in France. Set in a former private hotel, the new location features an open, single floor layout and flower garden.

August 8, 2014

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. is launching an omnichannel marketing campaign to support specific charitable projects under three company pillars – Collective Health, Civil Liberties, and Artistic Activism.

August 8, 2014

Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s founder, Dennis "Chip" Wilson, reached an agreement to sell half his stake in the women's yoga-wear company to Advent International of Boston for $845 million.

August 1, 2014

Aeropostale, Inc. will roll out its P.S. from Aeropostale brand in Mexico through a licensing partnership with Distribuidora Liverpool, S.A. de C.V.

August 1, 2014

Sports footwear and apparel giant Puma brings its global sustainability outlet-store prototype to the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, New York, where it has opened its first LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum-certified location.

July 29, 2014

Claire Fahie-Conley, VP of U.S. retail for Reebok, has been appointed Crocs' VP of retail for North America.

July 22, 2014

Footwear maker Crocs Inc., best known for its colorful plastic clogs, announced a major restructuring that includes closing stores and job cutbacks.

July 18, 2014

Spanish apparel giant Inditex, plans to have radio frequency identification technology in place in its nearly 2,000 Zara stores around the globe by 2016.

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