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Industry News – Nov 17th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, November 17th, 2016…

 

Kronos: Tips for reducing holiday turnover – Chain Store Age

Forty-percent of employees in the survey said that their employer did not have enough staff in previous years to account for the amount of shoppers they receive at their store.

 

Salvatore Ferragamo Puts 3 Designers Atop Its Creative Team – New York Times

The fashion upheavals continue. In a move that counters a major trend in the industry toward consolidation, Salvatore Ferragamo, the Italian brand, confirmed on Thursday that it was appointing three designers to the top of its creative team.

 

TJX’s Blockbuster Earnings Show Americans Are Still Shopping — But Not At Full-Price Chains – Forbes

The value customer continues to shop aggressively — the TJX Companies’ third-quarter earnings report proves it. Net sales grew 7% to $8.3 Billion on top of last year’s 5% increase.

 

Foot Locker, Inc. Elects Ulice Payne And Kimberly K. Underhill As Directors – PRNewswire

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Ulice…

 

Talking to David O. Russell About Past Forward, His Dreamy Film for Prada – NY Mag

We’re firmly in the era of elaborate fashion films, but Past Forward — David O. Russell’s directorial effort for Prada

 

These $6,000 Oxfords Come Embedded With 1,200 Teeth – Footwear News

Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young, aka East London–based artists, Fantich & Young, might just have created world’s wackiest shoe. Behold the Alfa Oxford. And no your eyes are not deceiving you.

 

After Shuttering Bridal, J. Crew Could be Preparing to Sell Off Madewell Brand – The Fashion Law

U.S. apparel company J. Crew Group has started to separate its thriving Madewell brand from the parent group, people familiar with the matter said this week.

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