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Industry News – Wednesday 28th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Wednesday, September 28th, 2016…

YSL LOSES CASE ACCUSING ZADIG & VOLTAIRE OF COPYING STORE DESIGN – TFL
“Zadig & Voltaire has been handed a favorable ruling in an intellectual property battle with Yves Saint Laurent.”

MEET THE JEWELRY BRAND FIGHTING AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING – Nylon
“Fusing modern, contemporary designs with ancient aesthetics, The Brave Collection is a line of handmade jewelry with a story as rich as the culture it’s inspired by.”

ADIDAS TO SELL 1 MILLION SNEAKERS MADE FROM RECYCLED OCEAN PLASTIC – Footwear News
“In June 2015, Adidas announced its partnership with ocean protection organization Parley for the Oceans at the United Nations in New York.”

SEARS HITCHES A RIDE WITH UBER TO MAKE REWARDS PLAN MORE ATTRACTIVE – FASHION NETWORK
“Sears Holdings Corp is partnering with ride-services company Uber Technologies Inc as the struggling retailer tries to make its rewards program more attractive to shoppers.”

JCPENNEY HAS A NEW CLOTHING LINE FOR MILLENNIAL MEN — BUT IT MISSES THE MARK FOR 3 REASONS– Business Insider
“JCPenney is targeting millennial men with a new clothing line endorsed by Russell Simmons. ”

TWO LVMH EXECS SUSPECTED OF TRAFFICKING SENSITIVE LAW-ENFORCEMENT INFO – TFL
“Two LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton executives are being held by French police for questioning in connection with a pending criminal investigation into influence-peddling, a type of corruption in which people use their connections with governments to gain favors or preferential treatment for a third party, usually in return for money.”

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: CHANGE IS UNDERWAY AT CÉLINE – TFL
“In July, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned brand announced that its CEO, Marco Gobbetti, was leaving to take up the same role at London-based brand Burberry.”

BED BATH AND BEYOND TRANSFORMING COMPANY TO STRENGTHEN AS A WORLD CLASS OMNICHANNEL RETAILER – RIS
“In order for Bed Bath and Beyond to further evolve their physical channels they are trying to enhance the in-store customer experience by providing services and solutions, having more product demonstrations, how-to sessions, food samplings, as well as cooking classes.”

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