Popeye's opens an online 'biscuit apparel' shop'

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Apparel on the site ( found here ) ranges from around $20 for a T-shirt or a hat to $33 for a sweatshirt or sweatpants. Do you love Popeye’s biscuits? Who doesn’t? But do you love them enough to express that affection on your clothing?

American Apparel updates code of ethics

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Clothing store American Apparel and the word “ethics” have never gone exactly hand-in-hand. Schneider said her goal was “to make American Apparel a better company, while staying true to its core values of quality and creativity,” according to Fortune.

American Apparel files for bankruptcy—again

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On Monday, American Apparel filed for its second bankruptcy protection in 13 months. Reuters reported : … [American Apparel] emerged from bankruptcy in February under the ownership of a group of former bondholders led by hedge fund Monarch Alternative Capital LP.

Amazon is the first stop for apparel—how can brand retailers capitalize?

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For apparel brands, all eyes are on Amazon. The post Amazon is the first stop for apparel—how can brand retailers capitalize? The retail outlook for the year ahead is bright, with the National Retail Federation predicting growth of up to 4.4 percent for a total of more than $3.3

Skate apparel company comes under fire for 'IRA' name

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That’s exactly what the folks at Impact Reduction Apparel are quickly learning. Here’s a quick lesson on branding: Check to make sure your brand’s acronym doesn’t align with any terrorist organizations.

American Apparel seeks to rebrand (and rebuild) in new location

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It’s transition time for American Apparel. American Apparel has also hired an investment bank to explore a possible sale, Fortune.com reports.

American Apparel says casting call with off-color terms does not represent brand

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That’s because some folks work at an agency called Photogenics explicitly do not want “Instagram hoes” at their casting call for American Apparel models. While a Photogenics rep said the comment was “made in jest,” American Apparel wasn’t laughing.

In apparent culture shift, American Apparel hires a woman as new CEO

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After effectively firing him in June , American Apparel announced Wednesday that it has officially given former CEO Dov Charney the boot. Schneider fits the bill perfectly," David Danziger, co-chairman of American Apparel’s board, said in the release.

American Apparel to close all U.S. stores and lay off 3,400 employees

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The American Apparel saga is finally over. Gildan spokesman Garry Bell said his company never intended to keep open any of American Apparel’s stores. American Apparel filed for bankruptcy twice in two years, most recently in November 2016. I'm glad American Apparel is closing.

Apparel company takes multi-faceted approach to deepening customer connections via Instagram

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How younger consumers are redefining luxury fashion shopping

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The average luxury consumer in these generations owns nine luxury fashion items across accessories, apparel, and footwear, according to new research from The NPD Group and Stylitics. Millennial and Gen Z consumers are embracing luxury fashion.

General Mills to cut 600 jobs

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American Apparel layoffs seem eminent. American Apparel recently said it will cut nearly 3,500 jobs. American Apparel said it sent a notice to employees to comply with California law, and that “layoffs are not certain.”.

Infographic: How March Madness Shook Out on Social

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Data unearthed from these conversations has obvious benefits to any brand in the sports or athletic apparel industries but also directly relates to the 68 schools in the tournament field, the event’s sponsors and so many more. The 2016 NCAA men’s basketball tournament had no shortage of storylines thanks to bracket-busting buzzer-beaters and logic-defying Cinderellas. Why does all this matter to brands?

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Founded in 1966 as a mountaineering retail store , the outdoor apparel and equipment company has become one of the most well-known and profitable brands in the world. There is a familiar chill in the air—at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere.

Slammed in op-ed over maternity policy, Nike stands its ground

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Nike partners with athletes worldwide to help sell its performance apparel and gear. She wrote: Many athletic apparel companies, including Nike, claim to elevate female athletes.

Nike pumps up CSR with ‘Manufacturing Revolution’

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Nike announced in its annual Sustainable Business Report that it is using recycled waste materials from its own manufacturing efforts in 71 percent of its products, including footwear and apparel. detailed Adidas’ 2020 goals: Apparel material suppliers will reduce water usage by 50 [percent].

10 ways to craft compelling Snapchat and Instagram Stories

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Vogue, for example, creates Stories featuring designers at fashion shows to appeal to apparel aficionados. See how leading publishers are winning fans and gaining traction on these rising digital platforms.

Stylish marketing stunt aims to prove product value

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tells his story—from starting up his apparel business to training for the half marathon on the streets of Boston. Ministry of Supply’s suits are intentionally made like sports apparel, and include wicking fabric that allows for greater range of movement.

Indonesian clothing company apologizes for sexist labels

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Indonesian apparel company Salvo Sports spent International Women’s Day defending itself against charges of sexism. This tweet, depicting the wash and care instructions on a Pusamania Borneo. jersey makes it clear why: How sexist is this #SalvoSports pic.twitter.com/2Cdr9pO5Fg.

3 affordable types of videos to boost your marketing

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Here are three brands using livestream video to connect and engage with their audiences: Women’s apparel company Oiselle takes viewers behind the scenes at road races. Carve out some space in your budget for livestreams, interview pieces and helpful how-tos.

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3 ways to satisfy to millennials’ demand for transparency

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The online apparel brand prides itself on what it refers to as “ Radical Transparency ,” which it practices by telling the story of each item, including who made it, what it is made of, and where the materials come from.

Sears turns to new slogans, smaller stores for rebound

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They won’t sell apparel and instead will focus on home goods like appliances and mattresses. CNBC reported : They won’t include apparel, something other department store chains are increasingly struggling with selling today.

How Lucky Brand wisely used social media to win customers

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There’s no doubt that social media has changed the way customers covet fashion apparel brands. Brand ambassadors are nothing new, but until recently, the fashion apparel industry hasn’t been as accessible.

#MeToo Slams Under Armour: Can It Recover?

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Earlier this year Under Armour announced a restructuring meant to streamline its business and refocus on women’s apparel, among other areas. The #metoo movement has claimed the reputations of many high-profile men. But its real impact may be at the corporate level.

Black Milk Clothing apologizes for Facebook blowup

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Some said that the company’s license with Disney to sell “Star Wars” apparel could be in danger. Sunday was May 4.

Urban Outfitters takes heat for tapestry that resembles concentration camp uniforms

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The apparel retailer in the news this time for selling a tapestry that resembles the uniforms that were forced upon gay men during the Holocaust. It''d be reasonable to think Urban Outfitters is doing this on purpose.

Nike’s stock price and brand image falter after NCAA star’s shoe blowout

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million shoe deal with Nike, which will be a major player in the crowded competition to ink Williamson to an apparel contract once he declares for the NBA Draft. A few brand managers ridiculed the footwear and apparel brand on Twitter, as well: Yo @Nike , you guys need a beer?

Want To Work In Tech PR? Here Are 5 Questions

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But it turned out that a small group of designers were creating veiled racist apparel and selling it through the service. Public relations is an intensely competitive industry.

Reputation Is Critical: New Study Reveals 93% of Consumers Believe a Strong Reputation is Paramount When Making Purchases, Investing and Accepting Employment

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Companies listed in the survey included those in the apparel, automotive, banking, food, health care and technology industries.

Why more brands are using Facebook CTA buttons (but more still should)

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” Hmmm… Probably a result of apparel, consumer electronics and home goods companies being the most popular industries for CTA buttons. In case you missed it, Facebook rolled out “call to action” buttons last February. It was hardly a revolutionary move.

Target to stop sorting children's merchandise by gender

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In some cases, like apparel, where there are fit and sizing differences, it makes sense. If you’ve ever shopped for kids’ stuff at Target, you can tell that the store (like many others) has distinct ideas about which products boys and girls like.

Facebook fights fake news, Pepsi ditches plastic and Taco Bell offers paradise

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For rates starting at $169, you can enjoy “ exclusive apparel, an on-site salon for Taco Bell-inspired nail art and hair styling, and of course, food. It’s also your responsibility to stop the spread of misinformation, PR pros. For this take and other top stories, read on.

Things Your PR Firm Should Tell You (That You May Not Want To Hear)

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We once had a client who set out to market a high-priced item of luxury women’s apparel under a brand that was contrived and downmarket in its style and tone. The PR agency/client relationship can be a delicate dynamic, especially when things aren’t all rosy.

5 numbers from Nike’s recent “Dream Crazy” campaign that confirm its smashing success

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And, as well there should given Nike’s place in the retail, apparel and sports markets, and how it positions itself across the world.

Nike stoking NFL protest debate with ads featuring Colin Kaepernick

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and several consumers posting videos of themselves burning Nike athletic shoes and apparel. reported: Nike will produce new Kaepernick apparel, including a shoe and a T-shirt, and if the merchandise sells well, the value of the deal will rival those of other top N.F.L.

10 of brands’ worst social media mistakes

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American Apparel: Mistaking national tragedy for fireworks. To celebrate Independence Day, American Apparel used its Tumblr account. For its irresponsible post, American Apparel, was bombarded with widespread criticism. Companies are increasingly turning to social media to expand their Internet presence, promote their brand and engage with consumers.

5 Insights On Corporate Activism From Top PR Experts

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It makes sense that an outdoor apparel retailer like Patagonia would take a public stand against the opening of national park lands for commercial use.

Walmart, Sears to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

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asked spokesman Brian Nick about belt buckles, T-shirts and other apparel that include the flag’s design, he offered this statement: We never want to offend anyone with the products that we offer. As South Carolina Gov.

Singles’ Day on Chinese Social Media

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However, JD.com has been gaining in areas like clothing, and has called apparel the “most important growth engine” for JD Mall.

Bass Pro to acquire Cabela’s

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noted that the company has experienced “declining sales of apparel and footwear and has reported same-store sales growth in only one quarter in more than three years.”. A big change is on the horizon for avid outdoors lovers. Bass Pro Shops is buying out its biggest competitor, Cabela’s.