Stories tagged: clothing
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
As department stores watch their customers flock to secondhand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Blending into the industrial landscape of Spokane’s North Ruby Street is a company producing state of the art camouflage created for hunters by a Navy SEAL. SIXSITE Gear founder Stephen …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018
Calling her a seamstress is an understatement. Technical sewing specialist is more accurate. “Outdoor gear angel” is a perfect fit.
Wed., July 11, 2018
Nordstrom executives say the high-end Seattle clothing retailer is weathering the storm roiling their industry, and they forecast a long-term upturn in sales growth and profit margin after a four-year …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
The world’s largest retailer is unveiling four new lines for women, men and children with items from $5 to $30 that will be available Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
The department store chain said it teamed up with a boutique called Verona Collection and plans to sell the collection of modest dresses, tops, cardigans and hijabs online. The clothing …
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.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
Stores watching Amazon take a larger share of clothing sales are trying to solve one of the most vexing issues for online shoppers: Finding items that fit properly.
Tue., July 25, 2017
American fashion brand Michael Kors has bought luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion.
Wed., July 5, 2017
Upscale jeans maker True Religion Apparel Inc. said Wednesday that it filed for bankruptcy reorganization, making it the latest Southern California apparel firm to falter as people embrace online shopping.
Fri., June 16, 2017
Walmart says it’s buying online men’s clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks …
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017
Perhaps you should hold off washing your dirty jeans this weekend. That grubby look is in, according to the style wizards at Nordstrom and other fashion houses.
Tue., April 4, 2017
Beset by a decline in sales, Ralph Lauren Corp. announced Tuesday it would close the flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York as part of a $370 million shakeup. …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017
Nordstrom said it will stop selling Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Fruit of the Loom Inc. says Rick Medlin, its president and CEO for the past six years, has died. He was 68.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
Converse released a more expensive version of the classic Chuck Taylor, the first major overhaul of the world’s most iconic and best-selling sneaker. After a little more than a year, …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
Once an afterthought in the historically male-dominated outdoor retail industry, women have become a sought-after force with companies vying to tap into a market that has grown to $4.6 billion …
Wed., July 6, 2016
Wearing saggy pants could get expensive in tiny Timmonsville, South Carolina.
Sat., June 11, 2016
Jaime King believes lessons about tolerance should start young.
Fri., May 13, 2016
After being the Rodney Dangerfield of retail for so long, “plus size” customers are finally getting some respect.
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
NEW YORK — When it comes to women’s clothing sizes, there’s some funny math going on. The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960. …
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., Nov. 28, 2011
Got clutter? Are you like me and determined to make some room before the holidays hit? Do your part as you sort, organize and get rid of all that stuff …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2011
Stumped on what to do with stuff you can’t toss in the recycling bin? Don’t trash it before finding out how to do your part with even the trickiest of …
Mon., July 18, 2011
We bring dangerous chemicals into our homes every day. It could be from our shoes, new furniture, or even our vinyl shower curtain. Here are my Top Five ways chemicals …
Mon., May 16, 2011
Spring is here, and with it come weddings, outdoor events and the need for a few new outfits. However, buying the season’s trendiest looks takes a toll on the planet …
Thu., May 29, 2008
Fewer customers visited Coldwater Creek Inc. stores during the first quarter this year, contributing to a multi-million dollar net loss. But the Sandpoint-based women’s clothing retailer beat its expectations for …
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)
Fri., March 7, 1997
Striped uniforms are making a comeback at the Bingham County Jail. The uniforms, reminiscent of those used by prisoners in the 1930s, are being designed and sewn by inmates. The …
Fri., Nov. 29, 1996
Mayor Cesar Maia says he will seek a court order barring distribution of an AIDS awareness T-shirt showing the Virgin Mary with a shining condom in place of her heart. …