Industry News – December 22nd, 2016
Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, December 23rd, 2016…
Carolina Herrera is Suing Oscar De La Renta Over Hiring of Monse Designer – The Hollywood Reporter
The fashion house hopes to block Laura Kim, former House of Herrera consultant and co-founder of Monse, from joining Oscar de la Renta until April.
Neiman Marcus will open a major store in New York City in 2018, while Nordstrom will open a major complex in 2019. These plans look foolhardy in light of how the internet is robbing stores of productivity.
Chinese millennials are a new breed of consumers who will shape the future of commerce. They are very interested in consumption and excited by it. They constantly live-stream fashion shows on their phones and discuss new trends.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has been put back on a U.S. agency’s list of global marketplaces known for counterfeit and pirated goods.