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Industry News – September 1st, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, September 1st, 2016…

HOW DO FAST FASHION RETAILERS GET AWAY COPYING HIGH FASHION BRANDS? – TFL
“In light of the recent flood of indie designers coming forth to call foul on fast fashion retailers for copying their designs (paired with a few not-so-fast fashion brands, which have been called out for copying, as well), a common question seems to be: Why is this ok?”

UNDER ARMOUR TO OPEN E-COMMERCE DISTRIBUTION HOUSE – RIS
“Under Armour plans to open a 1.3 million square-foot distribution and warehouse facility at Sparrows Point in Baltimore County, as part of the Tradepoint Atlantic redevelopment project.”

ONE OF VICTORIA’S SECRET’S MAIN COMPETITORS JUST LAUNCHED A NEW WEAPON IN THE LINGERIE WARS – Business Insider
“Lingerie startup Adore Me just launched a new weapon in the lingerie wars — plus-size bralettes.”

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CAN’T GET THE GROWN-UPS INTO THE KIDS’ CLOTHES – Bloomberg
“Abercrombie & Fitch wants adults in their twenties to wear its selection of button-downs, jeans, and graphic tees. The grown-ups appear to be saying: Why would I?”

THIS FASHION WEEK, GOOGLE GETS A NEW LOOK – The New York Times
“It seems to escalate every catwalk season.”

NORDSTROM REAPS ITS OWN REWARDS FROM REDESIGNED REWARDS PROGRAM – RetailingToday
“With an eye on personalization and engagement, Nordstrom revamped its Nordstrom Rewards program — a move that has earned the chain 1.7 million new members since its launch in May.”

KARL LAGERFELD’S ACCESSIBLE, LUXE SHOE COLLECTION IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE U.S. – FootwearNews
“Karl Lagerfeld’s affordable fashion line has landed in North America.”

H&M FOUNDATION LAUNCHES SECOND GLOBAL CHANGE AWARD FOR A GREENER FASHION FUTURE – FASHION NETWORK
“The H&M Foundation is once again encouraging environmental innovation within the fashion industry, with the launch of the 2016 Global Change Award.”

THE HOTTEST FASHION COLLABORATIONS LANDING FALL 2016 – FASHION NETWORK
“The annual arrival of fall makes way for a wardrobe update, and for the fall/winter 2016 season, fashion collaborations are riding high.”

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