Stories tagged: apparel
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016
Why have upscale retailer Nordstrom and other apparel giants lost their luster?
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 …
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016, 7 A.M.
Brands chasing younger plus-size shoppers, but in-store options still sparse
Interest in the plus-size category of the apparel business is growing particularly among teens and younger women, and retailers and brands are responding.
SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013
Good Hoods founder turns fashion trend into business
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 …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012
Cost-conscious fashionistas rejoice
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 …
MONDAY, 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)