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Gap Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results and Provides Updated Fiscal 2022 Outlook

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), a portfolio of purpose-led, billion-dollar lifestyle brands including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, and Athleta, and the largest specialty apparel company in the U.S., today reported fiscal 2022 financial results for its first quarter ended April 30, 2022. “Our Q1 results and updated fiscal 2022 outlook primarily reflect industry-wide headwinds as well as challenges at Old Navy that are impacting our near-term performance. While we are disappointed to deliver resul...

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The House of BMW in Milan: BMW Group Design and Mike Meiré present “Tales from a Neo Collective Future” at the Salone del Mobile.

How can we design technologies that respond to human needs, given the challenges of the modern world? The House of BMW has come up with some answers. Located in the heart of Milan's fashion district, the company's dialogue hub will transform into an experimental artistic space for the Salone del Mobile on 7 – 12 June and shine a spotlight on connectedness, digitalisation and circularity. “House of BMW: In residence Mike Meiré – Tales from a Neo Collective Future” is the name of the six-...

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Introducing the Nike Re-Creation Program, Turning Locally Collected Nike Products into New Designs

- - • The Nike Re-Creation program locally collects vintage and dead stock pieces, using them to create new locally designed and manufactured products.  - • Nike Re-Creation is another way Nike is creating new solutions to advance a circular vision and chase the ultimate goal of a zero-carbon, zero-waste future. - • The first chapter of the Nike Re-Creation program features three iconic fleece hoodie and crew silhouettes inspired by LA sport culture and will drop exclusively at Nike's The Gr...

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Garments capturing CO2 from the air and releasing it as nutrition for plants – The Carbon Looper is now live at Fotografiska Stockholm

The Planet First program initiated by the H&M Foundation and world-renowned The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) has recently resulted in an innovation that could potentially be a game-changer when it comes to fighting global CO2 emissions. The Carbon Looper project – clothing that captures CO2 from the air and then releases it as nutrition for plants – is now being tested by the restaurant staff at Fotografiska Stockholm. Finding ways to lower carbon dioxid...

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New Balances Officially Unveils the TWO WXY V2 'Neon Lights' Colorway

Global athletic leader New Balance, officially announced the release of the TWO WXY V2, the second iteration of the highly technical basketball shoe. The TWO WXY V2 comes packed with new technology to enhance performance on both ends of the court. Worn on-court this season by versatile NBA All-Stars Zach LaVine and Dejounte Murray as well as Aaron Nesmith and Darius Bazley, the TWO WXY V2 is hyper-engineered for the positionless player. The upper of the TWO WXY V2 features the new Fitw...

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A New Era in Tennis Begins With the Launch Announcement of the Boss Open at Weissenhof, Stuttgart

HUGO BOSS is proud to announce the launch of the BOSS OPEN. As part of the company's involvement with the Weissenhof tennis tournament as official title partner, the Stuttgart-based event is being rebranded as the BOSS OPEN, with BOSS brand ambassador Matteo Berrettini competing this year. “BOSS has a longstanding history in sports sponsorship, and I am excited that we can celebrate our comeback to the tennis court here at the legendary Weissenhof tournament in Stuttgart. The BOSS OPEN wi...

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The Estée Lauder Companies Promotes Gibu Thomas to EVP, ELC Online

The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (“ELC”) announced that Gibu Thomas has been promoted to Executive Vice President, ELC Online. Gibu continues to report directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer, and continues to serve on ELC's Executive Leadership Team Alignment (ELTA) and Executive Leadership Team (ELT). “Gibu's promotion to Executive Vice President recognizes his exceptional leadership of ELC Online since joining in November 2020, including driving successfu...

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Mango drives its expansion in the United States with the opening of its flagship store in New York's Fifth Avenue

• Mango's flagship store on Fifth Avenue has a surface area of 2,100 m 2 (close to 23,000 sq. ft) and is located at number 711 of the New York avenue, in the Grande Dame building • The company wishes to consolidate its brand in the country with the opening of approximately twenty stores over the next three years, accompanied by a strong drive in online sales • The company wishes to consolidate its brand in the country with the opening of approximately twenty stores over the next three...

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The Converse Pride Collection 2022 Celebrates "Found Family"

What to Know - - - • This year's Converse Pride collection is designed around the theme of "Found Family," celebrating the individuals that lift one another up across the many intersections of the LGBTQIA+ community. - • Silhouettes include the Run Star Motion, the Chuck 70 Hi, the Chuck Taylor Hi and Lift Ox, the One Star and the All Star Slide. - • Debuting alongside the release of the collection is a digital gallery experience showcasing the personal stories of more than 50 individuals...

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Chloroform Exposure Risks for Workers in California

Chloroform is a colorless liquid that can quickly evaporate into a gas. It was once used as an inhaled anesthetic for surgical procedures; as an extraction solvent for fats, oils, greases, and other products; as a dry-cleaning spot remover; as a fumigant; and was even used in some fire extinguishers. - - According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), chloroform is currently used in some refrigerants, solvents and for chemical manufacturing. It is also releas...

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Nike ACG's Seasonal Collection Helps You Seize the Summer

What to Know - - - • Encouraging athletes to create a new relationship with the outdoors, the Nike ACG summer collection helps expand the definition of sport and recreation. - • Key pieces in the collection include a cargo khaki short, trail pants, a packable insulated jacket, the new ACG Lowcate, and, of course, a handful of graphic tees. - • Nike ACG is committed to designing stylish and durable gear for the outdoors. With versatile pieces inspired by the rugged landscape of Spirit Lak...

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The Creative Spot X British Fashion Council Pop-Up Boutique, Designed by Richard Quinn, Opens at Bicester Village in Celebration of British Talent

We have joined forced with to champion the future of British fashion. The Creative Spot x British Fashion Council pop-up boutique launched on 11th May and runs until 15th June 2022, promoting innovative and sustainable British design. Created for Bicester Village and the British Fashion Council by Richard Quinn, recipient of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, the pop-up showcases 18 of the country's most exciting designers. These include Alighieri, Christopher Kane...

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Tommy Hilfiger Announces Global “Play It Forward” Partnership with Shawn Mendes on its Sustainability Journey

Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce its “Play it Forward” partnership with Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes, to build upon their shared vision for a better future. The multifaceted collaboration will kick-off with Shawn Mendes as the face of the Summer 2022 global campaign, titled “Classics Reborn,” which features a collection fully made from more sustainable materials. Additionally, throughout his upcoming Wonder: The World Tour, Shawn Mendes will wear more sustainable, custom-m...

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New Balance Reveals AS Roma 22/23 Home Kit

A celebration of neoclassicism and modernity, the design fuses the Giallorossi's signature red and yellow palette with a graphical print derived from the 1930's circular ASR Crest. Complementing the new shirt, is a raised polo button collar in yellow trim alongside a tonal cuff and a body mapped back panel for ventilation. The words “Figli di Roma” are placed on the back of the neck in tribute to the bond between the city, the team that bears its name, and those who wear the jersey. The...

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Mango is taking Miró, Tàpies and Barceló to the Metaverse with a collection of NFTs

• Mango will become the first brand to merge the physical, digital and virtual worlds, at the opening of its new store in Fifth Avenue New York on 11 May • In collaboration with various artists, Mango is creating five digital artworks in NFT format based on five works by Miró, Tàpies and Barceló • The physical artworks of renowned artists and the virtual artworks will be displayed in the physical store in New York and in a space in the Metaverse, in Decentraland • In addition to the art...

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Jordan Brand Wings Scholars Program Celebrates Its Incoming Class of 2026

What to Know · Jordan Brand's incoming Class of 2026 features 34 high school students from across the United States. · The Wings Scholars Program exists to provide access and opportunities through education so that incoming college students can shape their own futures. · To date, 2886 total scholarships and 16,476 semesters have been funded by the Wings program, and 120,000+ hours have been volunteered by Jordan Brand employees. Launched in 2015, the Jordan Brand Wings Scholars Pro...

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Endura appoints a Brand Director to lead the business as founder and director step-back

Jim McFarlane, founder of the cycling apparel brand, Endura, and Director, Pamela Barclay, have announced plans to step-back from the day-to-day management of the business. Noah Bernard has been appointed Brand Director and will lead the business going forward. Jim founded Endura 30 years ago and has managed the brand together with Pamela for the past 15 years. In 2018, they sold Endura to Pentland Brands but agreed to stay-on to manage the day-to-day business. Since the acquisition...

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New Balance Signs Rising Marathoner Renjia Jia'E

Rising marathon star Renjia JIA'E joins the Team New Balance family as the brand's Running Ambassador. JIA'E's journey with running fits perfectly with New Balance's fearlessly independent brand ethos. As the newest member of Team New Balance in China, JIA'E not only opens the door to a new chapter of his running career on a global stage, but also takes on the vision to inspire and embolden all runners in China. JIA'E has been fascinated by running since childhood. The experience of herdi...

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New Balance and Raheem Sterling Reveal First Signature Collection

New Balance and Raheem Sterling today revealed their first co-designed collection that includes football boots, lifestyle footwear and an assortment of apparel including a t-shirt, hoodie and sweatpant. The entire collection celebrates the England international's inspiring path to success. The New Balance Shadow of My Dreams collection launches on www.newbalance.com and select retail partners globally May 6, 2022. The New Balance Shadow of My Dreams collection is heavily influence...

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We are pleased to announce the BFC Foundation's impact

Today, we are delighted to announce our annual programme of talent support. In the financial year 2021/2022, the BFC remitted over £1.3m in funds to designers and scholars. £932,500 was paid by the BFC Foundation as part of the BFC's grant giving initiatives including scholarships and talent support schemes BFC NEWGEN, BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund, BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund and BFC Fashion Trust; over £400,000 was paid to designers through brand partnership collaborations secured b...

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HUGO BOSS with record first quarter sales

Brand momentum accelerates globally driven by successful branding refresh - - - • Currency-adjusted Group sales grow 52% to EUR 772 million; 17% above 2019 levels - • Ongoing robust momentum in Europe (+21% vs. Q1 2019) and the Americas (+17%) - • Significant marketing investments drive brand momentum across all touchpoints - • EBIT amounts to EUR 40 million in Q1, well above the prior-year level - • Top- and bottom-line outlook for full year 2022 confirmed  - - - “We have made a kickstart...

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New Balance Joins Regenerative Agriculture Movement with Land to Market

New Balance today announced its membership in Land to Market, an outcomes-based verified sourcing solution for raw materials coming from verified regenerative land.  Regenerative agriculture is a nature-based approach that goes far beyond sustainability to continuously improve the entire ecosystem -- soil, water, air and animals.  “New Balance has a rich history of doing things differently,” said John Stokes, New Balance Director of Global Sustainability. “We are constantly trying to fi...

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Modevity Announces New Financial Risk Scoring & Reporting Option for Their Leading Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Services

Modevity, LLC, a leading Commercial Intelligence company established in 2004 specializing in Investigative Due Diligence Research and Vendor Risk Management (VRM) Services, announced today that the company has rolled out their new Financial Risk Scoring & Reporting. - - The Modevity Vendor Risk Management outsourced service provides clients with a powerful, client branded, automated process for vendor assessment questionnaires and vendor due diligence risk reporting. - - “The new Financial R...

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