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Industry News – October 10th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, October 10th, 2016…

COS X AGNES MARTIN IS MAXIMUM MINIMALISM – racked
“If the minimalist moment that persists in fashion has a parallel in the art world, it’s the paintings of Agnes Martin.”

KOHL’S ANNOUNCES NEW MOBILE PAYMENT OPTION – RIS
“Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced today the nationwide launch of Kohl’s Pay, a convenient mobile payment option which integrates the Kohl’s Charge private label credit card into the popular Kohl’s mobile app.”

IS GROWTH FOR CHANGE CHANGING ASCENA FOR GOOD? – FASHIONUNITED
“Barely days after Ascena Retail announced its turnaround initiative, ‘Growth for Change’, the apparel group’s shares were down around 30 percent.”

MODCLOTH OPENS FIRST BRICK-AND-MORTAR IN TEXAS – FASHIONUNITED
“Vintage e-tailer ModCloth has recently made a couple of changes to its company including introducing different styles.”

GOING PUBLIC: SNAPCHAT, COAT MAKER CANADA GOOSE – TFL
“Canada Goose, a maker of luxury winter down jackets, is preparing for an initial public offering (“IPO”) that could value the company at as much as $2 billion, sources reported on Friday.”

KATE SPADE TURNS KATE VALENTINE, DEMONSTRATES THE RISKS OF THE PERSONAL BRAND NAME – TFL
“Kate Spade is one of the latest designers to lose the right to use her name.”

FIXED TERM EMPLOYMENT IN INDIA’S APPAREL MANUFACTURING SECTOR – FASHION NETWORK
“Fixed term employment has been introduced in the apparel manufacturing sector in Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act by the Indian government.”

WHY SUPREME’S $30 BRICKS ARE ALL THE RAGE – RetailDIVE
“The beginning of fall is signaled by a few constants — the weather cools, the leaves change colors and retailers roll out their holiday merchandise.”

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