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American Airlines Flight Attendants Prepare to Sue
July 26, 2017 at 12:53 pm

The American Airlines flight attendants uniform saga continues to make headlines. News outlets are now reporting that a group of American Airlines flight attendants have retained legal counsel, and are preparing to sue. The flight attendants continue to say their new uniforms gave them hives, rashes and…

Clothes That Grow With Children Now a Reality
July 26, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Admittedly, I don't have any children, but I can imagine the usual routine of constantly having to buy them new clothes because they grow at rapid rates can be frustrating. Thankfully, KHOU.com is reporting that a London designer is here to solve your shopping woes with a…

American Eagle's New Hijab Sells Out in One Week
July 26, 2017 at 12:10 pm

This past year, Muslim apparel has been making waves in the fashion world. Clothing retailers from Dolce & Gabbana to Nike have been releasing their own Muslim fashion pieces, and the results have been positive for these companies. Now, Refinery29 is reporting that American Eagle is the latest retailer to release a Muslim apparel option…

Amazon Takes on Clothing Retailer in Trademark Battle
July 26, 2017 at 11:55 am

As Amazon continues to position itself as a powerhouse fashion company, it's even going after the little guys in court. According to The Australian, the e-commerce site is opposing the registration of the name "Glamazon" by Perth, Australia-based clothing retailer Live Clothing. The clothing company consists of…

Who Made All These Errors?
July 28, 2017 at 2:43 pm

Question: We have some recurring errors in our QuickBooks. No one will take ownership of the errors, but I need to find out who made them. Is there a way to do that? Answer: QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise have a report that should give you that information. It’s called an "Audit Trail." This will list…

How Supreme T-shirts Developed a Cult Following
August 2, 2017 at 1:31 pm

Beloved apparel company Supreme has been popping up in headlines recently for everything from a potential Michael Jackson collection to an accidental Kmart spotting. Even luxury retailer Louis Vuitton collaborated with the company. When Supreme stocks new items, fans line up for hours to nab the items, and resellers can sell those products at a…

Can You Copyright a Tweet? Frank Ocean's T-shirt Designer Will Find Out
August 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm

When Frank Ocean performed his set at the Panorama Festival in New York, his T-shirt went viral. The T-shirt read, "Why be racist, sexist, homophobic or transphobic when you could just be quiet?" The internet loved the T-shirt, and everyone wanted to know where they could buy their own version. (Image…

American Apparel Clothes Will Still Sell Online
August 2, 2017 at 12:47 pm

We've been wondering the fate of the American Apparel line ever since the company sold to Montreal-based Gildan Activewear. According to the Los Angeles Business Journal, we have a more concrete answer. Starting Aug. 14, Gildan Activewear will sell American Apparel's clothing items through its former e-commerce site. Prior to this, the brand's clothing items…

Under Armour Cutting Almost 300 Jobs
August 2, 2017 at 12:35 pm

It seems Under Armour has been struggling of late, but this news from Fortune is still surprising. The sporting goods company announced it was cutting 2 percent of its global workforce, which equates to about 280 jobs. The retailer also announced it expects to see slower revenue growth this fiscal year, as a result of…

My Worst News Turned Into My Best Decision
August 7, 2017 at 3:07 pm

I started Proforma in 1978, just one year after graduating from college, in my Cleveland apartment with a $200 investment in a phone answering machine, stationery and a used file cabinet. We grew nicely in those early years. By 1984, we had grown to about $4 million in the Cleveland area. I decided it was…