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Levi's are about to return to the stock market

Feb 13, 2019
The iconic jeans and fashion brand is planning its second IPO after going private in 1985.
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The jean jacket startup aimed at Latina millennials

Jul 25, 2018
Patty Delgado started with $500, working from her parents' couch.
Patty Delgado, founder of Hija de tu Madre, poses next to her signature denim jackets in her Los Angeles showroom.
Courtesy of Patty Delgado

In Columbus, Georgia, textile mills adapt to survive

May 29, 2018
This "textile town" looks different after NAFTA.
The warehouse where DNA Textile's final rolls of denim are stored. Some of its longtime denim customers included Levi’s, Wrangler, Gap, Old Navy, Abercrombie & Fitch and  True Religion.
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Denim makers are making jeans stretchier to get in on the athleisure market

Aug 1, 2017
Jean sales dropped 4.5 percent in 2014 and 3.4 percent in 2015 but are on the upswing this year, thanks, in part, to stretchier fabrics.
“Comfort is a key attribute that consumers are looking for in their denim jeans," said Kara Nicholas, vice president of product design and marketing at Cone Denim.
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Something new from something blue

Jan 2, 2015
Turning your dad's jeans into profit.

Levi's launches 'trashy' line of jeans

Oct 16, 2012
Wearing the new jeans, made with 20 percent recycled plastic bottles, may say as much about your commitment to the environment as your taste in fashion.