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VF Corp Purchases Dickies for $820M
August 16, 2017 at 1:23 pm

VF Corp, the apparel and footwear maker of Timberland and Wrangler clothing, announced on Monday it would buy Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co, the parent company of Dickies and Workrite workwear. According to Reuters, VF Corp will purchase the company for about $820 million. As a result, VF Corp anticipates its 2017 revenue to rise 3.5 percent…

New American Apparel Online Store Tests Importance of Made in U.S.
August 9, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Last week, Montreal-based Gildan Activewear announced that American Apparel clothing items would still sell through its former e-commerce site starting Aug. 14. It looks like Gildan couldn't wait for the Aug. 14 debut, because the site is officially up and running. …

Justin Bieber Teams Up With Hanes for New White T-shirts
August 9, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Justin Bieber might be the subject of preteen disdain after he canceled the remainder of his tour, but that doesn't mean that the "Despacito" singer can't design a winning T-shirt. According to GQ, the pop star teamed up with famed stylist Karla Welch to design a new line of white T-shirts for Hanes. Apparently, the…

Apparently, Tommy Bahama is Making Collegiate Apparel
August 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm

If you like piña coladas, and getting straight A's; if you're sporting a toga, and midterms are a craze, then these shirts are for you. (Yes, I did just make that up on the spot.) Anyway, it looks like Tommy Bahama is betting on college student customers…

These 4 Back-to-School Trends Are Heating Up
August 9, 2017 at 1:14 pm

While we cover our ears and hum Alice Cooper's "School's Out For Summer" every time a back-to-school commercial comes on the TV, there's no denying that September is almost here. And while we can't speak to the latest textbook volumes or which teachers give pop quizzes, we can tell you which fashion trends will be…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…