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Industry News – December 5th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, December 5th, 2016…

FIRST LOOK: ADIDAS GLOBAL FLAGSHIP, NEW YORK CITY – ChainStoreAge
“Athletic giant adidas has opened a giant of a flagship, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 46th Street in Manhattan. The four-story, 45,000-sq.-ft. store is the brand’s largest location in the world.”

MARC JACOBS LAUNCHES A NEW GLOBAL CASTING CALL TO FIND THE NEXT MARC JACOBS BEAUTY VLOGGER – PRNewswire
“could you be the next marc jacobs beauty social media sensation? #castmemarc is back and this time it’s all about beauty. post a video on instagram telling marc what inspires you in beauty and fashion, and why he should pick you. make sure to tag @marcbeauty #castmemarc in order to be considered.”

IT’S ABOUT TO GET A LOT EASIER TO DRESS YOUR CHILD LIKE NORTH WEST – TheCut
“Givenchy isn’t just for grown-ups anymore. In a move to expand its black-lace grip on fashion into a broader market, Givenchy is reportedly slated to introduce a childrenswear collection for the fall 2017 season.”

BURBERRY REJECTS TAKEOVER BIDS FROM COACH – TheFashionLaw
“British luxury fashion brand Burberry has rejected multiple takeover offers from U.S. handbag maker Coach, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The market value of the combined company would have been above $20 billion, according to the Financial Times.”

HERE’S WHY THE MLB DEAL IS HUGE FOR UNDER ARMOUR – Fortune
“Under Armour has confirmed a 10-year uniform partnership with Major League Baseball, the Baltimore-based athletic gear company’s first-ever deal with a major U.S. professional sports league.”

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