Bloomingdale’s Black Tags Curb $8.8 Billion Fraud Bill

Bloomingdales in New York | Source: Wikimedia

NEW YORK, United States — Returning a party dress the day after a big soiree is getting harder to do. Instead of just tagging merchandise before it’s purchased to prevent theft, the Bloomingdale’s department-store chain is keeping some garments tagged after they’re sold, too.

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Andy Dunn of Bonobos on Building the Armani of the E-Commerce Era

Andy Dunn of Bonobos | Photo: Alexander Thompson

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, a series highlighting the personal and professional journeys of some of fashion’s most dynamic entrepreneurs, BoF speaks with Andy Dunn, co-founder and CEO of men’s apparel brand Bonobos.

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North American Retailers Set 5-Year Bangladesh Factory Plan

Collapsed building in Bangladesh | Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON DC, United States — Nearly 20 North American retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Gap Inc unveiled a 5-year safety plan for Bangladesh garment factories on Wednesday that would include inspecting every factory within a year.

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