Stories tagged: apparel
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018
There was an era in Spokane when women dressed fashionably to shop downtown. Suits, dresses, hats and smartly tailored coats, often trimmed in fur, were important accessories.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
The retail trends that are keeping U.S. shoppers away from malls are also putting a damper on deal-making. The number of mergers involving apparel, shoes and jewelry dropped 12 percent …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
In mid-August of last year, warning signs at the Seattle headquarters of Nordstrom Inc. first became apparent. Up to that point, the upscale apparel retailer, with $14 billion in annual …
Sun., April 24, 2016, 7 a.m.
Interest in the plus-size category of the apparel business is growing particularly among teens and younger women, and retailers and brands are responding.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2013
Ashlyn Parker learned to sew as a child in her “hippie crazy” Waldorf School in Sandpoint. Now the 20-year-old supports herself through her business, Good Hoods, while she trains to …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2012
International fashion retailer H&M is opening a store at the Spokane Valley Mall next month. That scream you just heard was a collective cheer from just about every teenager across …
Mon., April 14, 1997
What’s In A Label? New Clothes Are Expensive Enough, So Why Pay Extra For That Chic Designer Label? Here’s Why Some Teens Do And Others Don’t
(Photo of cash and designer label items)