Stuart Weitzman, Master of Mid-Market Glamour

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With Stuart Weitzman on the auction block, the designer reveals how he built a footwear brand that generates $300 million in annual revenue with a blend of refined aesthetics, wearability, affordable pricing and vertically integrated manufacturing.

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The Secret Journey of a Fashion Piece — Part 3: Logistics and Supply Chain

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Getting the right fashion products to the right sales channels can be a highly complex process. In the final instalment of a three-part series supported by Lectra, The Business of Fashion traces the path of a product from factory to store, uncovering how technology and data are playing an increasingly important role in helping companies synchronise their supply chains.

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Gap Shares Tumble After CEO Murphy Announces Exit

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Gap Inc. fell the most in more than three years after saying it will replace Chief Executive Officer Glenn Murphy, who was credited with reviving the apparel maker during his seven-year tenure, and posting disappointing September sales.

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The Secret Journey of a Fashion Piece — Part 2: Manufacturing and Production

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Designs are only designs if they can be produced. In the second instalment of a three-part series supported by Lectra — a product design, development and manufacturing solutions company — BoF examines the manufacturing and production process.

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American Apparel Names Brubaker as Interim CEO

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American Apparel Inc., the struggling clothing chain, named Scott Brubaker as its interim chief executive officer, replacing Chief Financial Officer John Luttrell, who had assumed the position temporarily after the ouster of company founder Dov Charney.

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