Luxottica to Collaborate With Intel on Wearable Tech

Luxottica and Intel announced they will be working together on wearable technology, specifically microprocessor-equipped eyewear.

Menswear’s Own New York Fashion Week May Come in July

The CFDA’s CEO Steven Kolb wants to create a separate Fashion Week in early July, just for menswear.

G-III Reports Record Q3

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G-III Apparel Group’s Q3 sales were up 12 percent, 21 percent counting Bass sales of $66 million.

Doneger Acquires Color Forecaster Huepoint

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Doneger Group, the merchandising and trend forecasting firm, has acquired a color trend forecasting company called Huepoint.

Loehmann’s, Reborn as Off-Price E-Commerce, Names Advisors

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Loehmann’s has named a former merchant to its advisory board as it relaunches as an e-commerce site.

First Joseph Abboud Store to Open in Manhattan

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Men’s Wearhouse will open its first Joseph Abboud store at Madison Avenue and 49th Street in Manhattan early next year.

Northern Grade to Launch a Women’s Market

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Northern Grade, the popular multi-city menswear pop-up market, is trying out women’s wear this weekend in Brooklyn.

Ohio Bill Would Give Retail Workers Triple Wages on Thanksgiving

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Cleveland Democrat Mike Foley’s bill that would allow Ohio retail workers to refuse holiday shifts without repercussions and force retailers to pay triple wages for those who do opt to work.

Anders Hjärne Sets Strategy for Stenströms USA

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Stenströms USA director Anders Hjärne announced that he has hired Dallas-based rep Michael Kern.

Johnston’s Celebrates 100 Years

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Wichita, Kansas better men’s specialty store Johnston’s marked its 100th anniversary with a party in October.