Little Burgundy Sold to Journeys Parent Company

on 11/03/2015 - 02:49 pm

 
 
CTV News is reporting that the Aldo Group has sold the Little Burgundy business to Genesco Inc - The parent company of Journeys. Little Burgundy has 37 stores that will give Genesco a broader customer base in Canada. It is unclear if the purchasing and fulfillment for Little Burgundy will remain in Canada or fold into the same business model as Journeys in Canada. Stay tuned, developing....

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11

on 10/20/2015 - 11:40 am

American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after its made-in-the-U.S. model faltered, its fashion sense slipped and its controversial former CEO became embroiled in scandal over his behavior in the workplace.
The embattled retailer said it has already reached agreements with creditors representing 95% of its secured debts to execute a restructuring plan. The deal, which would require a court's approval, will allow the company to stay in business, American Apparel said in a statement.
 
American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after its made-in-the-U.S. model faltered, its fashion sense slipped and its controversial former CEO became embroiled in scan ...

Vans Canada Announces New Apparel Sales Manager

on 09/25/2015 - 02:14 pm

Montreal, Canada (June 16, 2015) –Vans Canada is proud to welcome Marianne Demers as the Vans Apparel Sales Manager. Marianne is responsible for participating in the creation and execution of the Apparel strategy, while supporting the sales team throughout Canada.  “Marianne brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences as both, a wholesale and retail leader. This is a new addition to the Vans sales management structure that will allow the brand to be more focused on the Apparel business and maximize the brands exposure ” says Jason Good, Sr. Sales Manger, Vans Canada.
“I am very excited for this opportunity & to be apart of the team. Vans is a ...

KNOWSHOW 10 Year Video Recap

on 09/25/2015 - 02:10 pm

 
A recap of the Spring Summer 2016 KNOWSHOW that took place July 28 - 30, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show celebrated the 10th Year of the KNOWSHOW as Canada’s Premier Lifestyle and Fashion Trade show. Hundreds of Canadian retailers attended to meet with the best brands available in the lifestyle fashion and action sport industry.