Skechers Q2 losses narrow, inventory levels improve


Skechers saw its second-quarter net losses narrow on the back of improved gross margins and inventory levels.

American Apparel adds new Amazon stores

American Apparel

American Apparel has extended its rollout on Amazon Marketplace, adding three new stores in Germany, the UK and Japan.

Tom Ott, Sid Shapiro and Pat Mon Pere Sr. receive top awards at 2012 Uptown Downtown Dinner


An overflow crowd of more than 250 people filled The Four Seasons restaurant Monday night to celebrate the 2012 Uptown Downtown awards, MR‘s annual event for the better men’s market.

Iconix Q2 income flat


Iconix Brand Group reported second-quarter income nearly flat at $32.4 million.

Joe Fresh to launch shop-in-shops in 700 JCPenney stores

Joe Fresh

Joe Fresh, the Canadian apparel chain launched by Club Monaco founder Joe Mimram, will open nearly 700 shop-in-shops at JCPenney stores.

Schmoozing: The 2012 Uptown Downtown Awards


MR Magazine honored the 10 winners of its 7th annual Uptown/Downtown Awards, along with three special honorees in a ceremony at the Four Seasons restaurant in New York City on Monday.

Unionmade: Indie spirit

Todd Barket

Elise Diamantini: Todd Barket grows Unionmade through lessons learned from his corporate past.

Raleigh Limited: Fast fashion

Mark Koplow

John Jones: Raleigh Limited keeps Indianapolis fashionably on track.

Parsow’s Sizzling suits


Elise Diamantini: Parsow’s proves that there’s more to Omaha than steak.

Messe Frankfurt USA names Meade director of Textile Events

Texworld USA

Messe Frankfurt USA, the operator of the Texworld trade shows, has named Kristy Meade group show director for its Textile Events division.