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Industry News – February 14th, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, February 14th, 2017…

AND THE 10 MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES IN RETAIL ARE… – ChainStoreAge
“Here is review of the Fast Company rankings for the retail sector, which mixes the familiar —The Home Depot, TJ Maxx and Ulta Beauty — with such upstarts as online mattress retailer Casper and online men’s fashion and streetwear site Hypebeast whose platform offers daily news and unique content on fashion, art, design, music, and more.”

THE GREAT FASHION WEEK MIGRATION – TheNewYorkTimes
“Philipp Plein comes to New York, Proenza Schouler says farewell, and new designers debut at Oscar de la Renta.”

KARL LAGERFELD PARIS LAUNCHES SOCIAL EVENINGWEAR COLLECTION – PRNewswire
“Karl Lagerfeld Paris is pleased to announce the launch of its first “Social Collection” of eveningwear styles, debuting in February 2017. Featuring 13 designer gowns, the collection incorporates an elegant colour palette with a Parisian chic aesthetic.”

MARA HOFFMAN OPENED HER SHOW WITH AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE WOMEN’S MARCH – FootwearNews
“Hoffman began her show with remarks from the co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington: Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, Bob Bland and Linda Sarsour. The four women touched on the need to defend the most vulnerable people, to celebrate each other’s differences and to fight for justice for all.”

PRADA REVENUE FALLS AGAIN AS HOUSE ATTEMPTS TO REVAMP – TFL
“Prada reported a 10 percent drop in revenues on Monday as sales fell across all regions, including Japan – where it previously maintained five years of consecutive growth – and its top market, Asia Pacific. Consolidated revenues in the financial year through January 2017 fell to 3.18 billion euros ($3.4 billion), down from 3.55 billion euros a year before.”

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