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Industry News – August 30th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, August 30th, 2016…

J. CREW WILL SELL THROUGH NORDSTROM AS BRAND SEEKS A REVIVAL – TFL
“J. Crew Group’s flagship chain will start selling an assortment of women’s clothes at Nordstrom Inc. stores, part of a push to revive growth at the moribund brand.”

EX-INTERNS LOSE LATEST ROUND IN CASE AGAINST HARPER’S BAZAAR, COSMO, SEVENTEEN – TFL
“The former unpaid interns suing Hearst Corporation led by former Harper’s Bazaar intern, Diana Wang, have been dealt another blow.”

AMAZON CHARGING SELLERS ‘BRAND GATING’ FEE TO CURB COUNTERFEITS – RetailDIVE
“The new limits and requirements are a blow to sellers that profit from so-called “retail arbitrage,” where they scoop up a ton of merchandise at one retailer and resell it on marketplaces like eBay or Amazon.”

ALDO’S NEW CONNECTED STORE LEVERAGES MOBILE APP – RIS
“Footwear and accessories retailer Aldo has opened a digitally savvy Connected Store at Westfield World Trade Center, NY, NY.”

THE MARC JACOBS X MTV COLLAB IS FINALLY HERE – MTV
“Help us make a crucial VMA weekend decision: Should we get the teal, pink, or purple Marc Jacobs x MTV sweatshirt?”

BEST AND WORST DRESSED AT THE 2016 MTV VMAS – Yahoo!
“So many looks from past MTV Video Music Awards have made fashion history.”

HOW ONLINE FASHION COMPANIES USE DATA TO ENHANCE SALES – FASHIONUNITED
“Have you ever wondered how the latest must-have fashion item unanimously finds itself prominently on the page of all the major e-commerce platforms?”

FOREVER 21 SUES ANOTHER RETAILER FOR COPYING – TFL
“Here is a good one: Forever 21 has filed suit against another retailer for allegedly copying.”

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