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Industry News – August 16th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, August 16th, 2016…

BURBERRY HANDED PRELIMINARY VICTORY IN ‘BURBERRY PERRY’ CASE – TFL
“Burberry has been handed a favorable preliminary ruling in its case against musician/producer Perry Moise317, who is better known as Burberry Perry.”

ALEXANDER WANG WINS LANDMARK 90 MILLION DOLLAR COUNTERFEIT CASE – FASHIONUNITED
“In what is one of the largest anti-counterfeit and cybersquatting cases in the history of fashion, designer Alexander Wang has been awarded 90 million dollars in damages in a landmark legal dispute.”

THE SIMPLE SWITCH THAT HELPED NORDSTROM RACK UP 1.3M MORE LOYALTY MEMBERS – RIS
“Nordstrom, Inc. made a simple change to its Nordstrom Rewards loyalty program this May, but it has caused an explosion in sign-ups.”

STEIN MART TO LAUNCH NEW WEBSITE – RIS
“As part of Stein Mart’s overall omnichannel retailing strategy, the feature-rich and responsive designed site allows Stein Mart shoppers to now have the same experience across all of its retail touch-points, giving customers a more personalized online shopping experience.”

HOW FENDI WENT FROM LEATHER GOODS TO LAGERFELD – The Cut
“In 1926, Adele and Edoardo Fendi opened a fur-and-leather shop in the center of Rome, on the Via del Plebiscito. The shop became the label now known as Fendi — the same brand that asked models Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid to walk on water at the Trevi Fountain last month, ten minutes from the store’s original location.”

GRINDR’S NEW CLOTHING LINE HELPS LGBT ATHLETES – Yahoo!
“Dating apps like Grindr and Tinder have changed the way people meet, and now Grindr, the world’s largest gay social network app, is branching out with its own clothing line.”

DONALD J. PLINER’S FOOTWEAR HOMECOMING MARRED BY LAWSUIT – FashionMag
“DJP Holdings LLC, has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to halt founder Donald J. Pliner from moving forward with his newest shoe collections.”

TOMMY HILFIGER UNVEILS NEW COLLECTION DESIGNED WITH GIGI HADID – FashionMag
“Tommy Hilfiger announced on Monday the launch of a Fall 2016 collaborative collection designed by Tommy Hilfiger in partnership with supermodel Gigi Hadid.”

PEOPLE MAG, FASHION E-COMM SITE BUSTED FOR “CONFUSING” NATIVE ADS – TFL
“Native advertising has been the subject of increased attention since the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued its native ad guidelines several months ago.”

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