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Popular Women's Apparel Retailer Files for Bankruptcy
January 18, 2017 at 10:35 am

Recently, the women's apparel market has experienced some hardships. This past year, American Apparel declared bankruptcy, and eventually Gildan Activewear purchased the company. Now, another popular retailer, The Limited, just declared bankruptcy. According to USA Today,…

Amazon Will Launch Athleisure Brand
January 4, 2017 at 11:26 am

Amazon is redefining what it means to be an e-commerce giant. Last year alone, it launched its own apparel line, reinvented the world of shipping and unveiled its plans for cashier-less convenience stores. Now,…

New Jacket Enables Contact-less Payments to Homeless People
January 4, 2017 at 10:40 am

In the latest edition of real news that sounds like fake news, we have this story from the Netherlands. According to NFC World, homeless people in Amsterdam and Rotterdam are testing out a jacket that receives contact-less payments. Anyone…

The Best NHL Winter Classic Apparel Promotions
January 4, 2017 at 10:57 am

This week, the NHL hosted its 2017 Winter Classic in St. Louis. The St. Louis Blues defeated the Chicago Blackhawks, but the true winner, of course, was the promotional apparel. Thanks to a merchandise roundup from Yahoo, we're bringing you the best promotional apparel products from the 2017 Winter Classic. Which one is your favorite? 1.…

Exkite Outdoor Apparel is Made from Recycled Kites to Create a Unique Look
January 4, 2017 at 11:11 am

Over the past year or so we have seen a number of major outdoor brands begin using recycled items to create the materials used to produce their products. For instance, each of Columbia’s OutDry Extreme Eco Jackets is made from fabrics that were developed from recycled water bottles. Similarly, Adidas capitalized on this trend as…

Will Trump Have Difficulty Adhering to 'Made in U.S.' Clothing Regulations?
December 28, 2016 at 9:57 am

One of President-elect Donald Trump's platforms was cutting down on manufacturing job outsourcing. However, this has led many to speculate how exactly this fits in with Trump's own clothing lines, since a majority of the collections are produced overseas. According to The New York Times, this conflict of interest…

The Cavaliers Gave Away Awesome ‘Ugly Sweater’ T-Shirts For Their Christmas Game
December 28, 2016 at 10:21 am

Ugly sweaters have become as inextricable from Christmas as eggnog or, to sports fans, basketball. The Cleveland Cavaliers, hosting the Golden State Warriors on Christmas day, decided to integrate the two traditions of hoops and ugly sweaters with the T-shirts they are giving away to every fan in attendance.

Louisville Apparel Brand Stonewear Acquired by California Competitor
December 28, 2016 at 10:52 am

Stonewear, a Louisville-based women’s apparel brand, has been acquired by SewSporty, a California athletic apparel manufacturer. Stonewear was founded in 1996 in Boulder and acquired by Great Trango Holdings, a family of privately held climbing brands, in 2001.