For years, the Fallas and Factory 2-U stores owned by National Stores have been the favorite shopping spots for consumers in search of a bargain.
For decades now, Ilse Metchek has been the go-to person if you want inside information on anything going on in the California apparel world.
This has been a year of uncertainty for the trade world.
For years, AST Sportswear operated under the radar in Orange County, Calif.
Pantone does its research for the Color of the Year.
Madewell's mobile pop-up holiday store will be making the rounds in Los Angeles.
Trade and the Economy
The UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts the economy will slow down in 2019 and then nearly even out in 2020.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, a trade organization in Washington, D.C., representing hundreds of the country’s largest manufacturers, named the recipients of its annual American Image Awards, which will be presented April 15 at the Plaza Hotel in New York.
Uniqlo opening at The Bloc on Dec. 13.
National Stores Saved
After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in August, National Stores has found a way to keep some of its stores open after announcing it was closing all of them.