Nov 21, 2012 The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Oct 23, 2012 Alan Wurtzel, son of the store's founder, details the transformation of the company over the years in his new book, “Good to Great to Gone: The 60 Year Rise and Fall of Circuit City”.
Oct 11, 2012 Plus size clothing for women -- namely, size 14 and up -- is no longer just the domain of budget American clothing. Some of the most prestigious European houses, including Balenciaga and Oscar de la Renta are getting into the business.
Oct 4, 2012 San Bernardino is struggling to find its way out of the recession and out of bankruptcy. Crime is one of the biggest problems the city is facing, and there are many competing solutions.
Sep 14, 2012 The East Coast discount retailer Daffy's is going out of business, giving us a look at the ecosystem that sprouts up when a company has to sell everything from shoes to shelves.
Sep 14, 2012 Topshop, the London retailer, is offering something new at this year's spring 2013 fashion show. Consumers can buy items the models are wearing on the Topshop web site during the live-streamed show.
Sep 14, 2012 Car makers have produced special edition models before. Now Chrysler and fashion designer John Varvato team up to add some extra attitude to a model that already has street cred.
Sep 7, 2012 All kinds of loans can get dismissed in bankruptcy work, except for student loans. But there are some exceptions to this rule.
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Aug 21, 2012 Even as the economy continues to show signs of weakness, luxury retailers have still been doing well. One strategy? Bidding for customer loyalty from the moment kids step onto the playground.
Aug 20, 2012 Los Angeles' mayor visits trade show to promote L.A. fashion industry.