Holiday collaboration, KCD and Spring deal, Burberry sales slow, Fashion duel, Canadian incubator

Neiman Marcus/Target | Source: The Budget Babe

Target Teams Up With Neiman Marcus to Create a Holiday Sales Smash (Forbes)
“You don’t need to be a fashion slave to understand that the newly announced partnership between Neiman Marcus and Target is going to produce a collection that will send holiday shoppers thronging to both stores.”

KCD, Spring Form Strategic Partnership (WWD)
KCD, the well-known public relations and events agency, and Spring, the London-based studio complex and multichannel creative agency, have forged a strategic partnership to offer global fashion communications services.”

Burberry sales growth slows (Reuters)
“The 156-year-old firm, famous for its raincoats lined with a distinctive camel, red and black check pattern, said on Wednesday revenue was 408 million pounds ($632 million) in the three months to the end of June, its fiscal first quarter, an underlying increase of 11 percent.”

A Burch Fashion Duel Won’t Involve Ex (NY Daily News)
“Chris Burch could have some new competition on his hands, and it has nothing to do with his ex-wife and rival clothing maker, Tory Burch. A source tells us the Kate Spade New York operation will launch a Kate Spade Saturday line by the end of year, and the resemblance to C. Wonder.”

Canadian designers bloom and grow in fashion incubator (The Globe and Mail)
“Trends come and go, but the Toronto Fashion Incubator shows no signs of going the way of bell bottoms and big shoulder pads. The business incubator, founded during turbulent economic times in 1987 to groom fashion entrepreneurs, provides everything from inexpensive office space and shared production equipment to mentoring with industry professionals and marketing resources.”