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Industry News – December 7th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Wednesday, December 7th, 2016…

INTRODUCING: BUTTONED DOWN, A NEW LINE OF WARDROBE ESSENTIALS FOR MEN, EXCLUSIVE TO AMAZON PRIME – Yahoo!
“Amazon announces the launch of their new menswear brand, Buttoned Down, with a debut collection of top-quality dress shirts made from non-iron, 100% Supima Cotton backed by an unconditional, money-back satisfaction guarantee.”

KOHL’S VP JOINS GORDMANS’ EXEC TEAM – ChainStoreAge
“Gordmans Stores named Ramin Mozafari as senior VP of planning and allocation. Mozafari joins Gordmans from Kohl’s Department Stores, where he most recently was senior VP, divisional merchandise manager for accessories. Prior to Kohl’s, from 2008 to 2012, he served DSW, where he held various merchandising roles including VP, general merchandise manager.”

KENDALL AND GIGI’S FAVORITE JEWELRY DESIGNER IS LAUNCHING A LOWER-PRICED LINE TODAY – Vogue
“Fans of the label will be happy to see that Dlnlx looks nearly identical to Ginsburg’s fancier fare, but might have a few less crystals or a more simplified silhouette.”

UNDER ARMOUR TO RING THE OPENING BELL AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE – PRNewswire
“Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank will ring The Opening Bell® alongside Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., Chicago Cubs Chairman and Owner Thomas Ricketts, and Under Armour baseball athlete Aaron Judge.”

TARGET IS USING FASHION TO LURE BACK SHOPPERS – TheFashionLaw
“Target’s efforts to draw shoppers back into its stores are beginning to pay off. Seven consecutive quarters of increases in sales – including 2016’s third quarter, as reported last month – suggest that shoppers are returning to the Minneapolis-headquartered discount retailer responsible, in part, for pioneering the concept of putting affordable, often designer collaborative fashions under the same roof as groceries and toiletries.”

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