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Industry News – August 2nd, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016…

LULULEMON IS RAISING PRICES AGAIN — AND CUSTOMERS ARE FURIOUS – Business Insider
“Price increases on a small group of products are coming to the United States too.”

PALESTINIAN DESIGNER WHO APPEARED ON ‘PROJECT RUNWAY’ OPENED A 3-DAY POP-UP FASHON STORE IN THE WEST BANK – Business Insider
“Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Rami Kashou’s designs are worn by Hollywood stars and royalty but for the past few days he has been back home in the occupied West Bank rather than London, Paris or New York.”

SAKS NAMES RAMONA MESSORE VP/GM, OPENS RECRUITMENT CENTER – FashionMag
“Saks Fifth Avenue has begun recruiting for its Brickell City Centre retail location in Miami.”

VF CORP PROMOTES DOUG PALLADINI TO VANS GLOBAL PRESIDENT – FashionMag
“Vans veteran exec Doug Palladini has been named the new Global Brand President for Vans, effective immediately.”

TARGET TO OPEN IN HIPSTER NEIGHBORHOOD IN MANHATTAN – RetailingToday
“Target Corp. continues to expand its presence in New York City.”

SHOPKICK JOINS HANDS WITH NEW YORK & COMPANY – FashionMag
“Shopkick, the leading shopping app that makes in-store shopping more personal and rewarding, has announced a new partnership with specialty women’s fashion apparel and accessories retailer, New York & Company.”

TED BAKER’S RETAIL EXPANSION PLANS & BIG MARKETING MOVES – Footwear News
“Ted Baker London is brushing up its image for today’s consumer.”

INVISTA WILL DEBUT NEW LYCRA SPORT TECHNOLOGY AT OUTDOOR – FashionMag
“Invista will debut the next generation of Lycra Sport technology at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah which runs August 3-6, 2016.”

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