Clothing

thredUP will open new 10 million item flagship distribution center in Dallas area to support growing demand for secondhand apparel

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

thredUP anticipates the facility will create 2,000 jobs, and the company will invest $70 million in capital for the new distribution center.

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  • thredUP anticipates the facility will create 2,000 jobs, and the company will invest $70 million in capital for the new distribution center.
  • thredUP's new 10M item flagship distribution center in Lancaster will support growing demand for secondhand apparel.
  • According to thredUP's 2021 Resale Report , 52.6 million Americans resold apparel in 2020, and 76% of people who have never resold clothing are open to trying it.
  • thredUP expects to begin processing items in the new distribution center in Q2 2022 with an initial capacity of 500,000 items.

Origin Materials Announces New Partnership with Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Origin Materials , Inc. (Origin or Origin Materials) (NASDAQ: ORGN, ORGNW), the worlds leading carbon negative materials company, today announced it has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global non-profit organization.

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  • Origin Materials , Inc. (Origin or Origin Materials) (NASDAQ: ORGN, ORGNW), the worlds leading carbon negative materials company, today announced it has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global non-profit organization.
  • Origins carbon negative PET is being commercialized to reduce the carbon footprint and climate impact of plastic materials.
  • The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance) is a global non-profit organisation with the mission to end plastic waste in the environment.
  • However, while Origin Materials may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Origin Materials specifically disclaim any obligation to do so.

Resonance Companies Brings Garment Manufacturing Back to NYC

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Resonance Companies today announced a key milestone in driving the return of domestic textile manufacturing the opening of the companys first stateside sew production facility in New York City.

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  • Resonance Companies today announced a key milestone in driving the return of domestic textile manufacturing the opening of the companys first stateside sew production facility in New York City.
  • Resonance is deeply committed to bringing components of garment manufacturing back to NYC, a city whose thriving textile manufacturing industry was driven overseas in search of lower production costs.
  • The company is also working to create a network of US-based sew production firms utilizing the Resonance platform to renew stateside manufacturing across the country.
  • Resonance Companies was founded in 2015 by Lawrence Lenihan, Chairman and Co-Founder and Christian Gheorghe, CEO and Co-Founder.

The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic and ReviveHealth Partner to Offer Members Virtual Second Opinions On Demand

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:09pm

The need for second opinions in healthcare is growing, with the market for second opinions projected to reach $7 billion by 2024 , up from $2.7 billion in 2019.

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  • The need for second opinions in healthcare is growing, with the market for second opinions projected to reach $7 billion by 2024 , up from $2.7 billion in 2019.
  • Data from The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic shows that when patients receive a second opinion for life-altering diagnoses, such as cancer, 28% of patients receive a change in diagnosis.
  • Were excited to provide ReviveHealth members dealing with significant medical conditions the opportunity to have Cleveland Clinic expert physicians review their diagnoses and treatment plans, stated Frank McGillin, CEO of The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic.
  • Revive Plus+ members can access the virtual second opinion service through The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic after consulting with their ReviveHealth care provider.

Spruce International Adopts Centric PLM™ to Drive Efficiency

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Spruce International, an up and coming fashion company, has selected Centric Software's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric for emerging brands.

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  • MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Spruce International, an up and coming fashion company, has selected Centric Software's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric for emerging brands.
  • Based in Santa Monica, California, Spruce International is the design and R&D center of two brands, Magnlens and Hanscool as well as some private label projects.
  • Centric PLM is available in multiple languages including Mandarin, with offices across the globe so international teams can comfortably use the software in their native language and environment.
  • By getting Centric PLM in earlier in the company's history, Spruce International has set themselves up for success now and in the future."

Teaching about slavery

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:00am

The vacuum created by our public-school teaching has been filled by many myths about slavery.

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  • The vacuum created by our public-school teaching has been filled by many myths about slavery.
  • But slavery existed in all 13 colonies, she writes.
  • Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all, Blight writes.
  • How can we not teach about this deeply human and American story and so many others like it?

Wayve Announces Autonomous Van Trial in Partnership with Asda

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:15am

UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve has today announced it will partner with UK big four grocer, Asda, to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailers last mile operation.

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  • UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve has today announced it will partner with UK big four grocer, Asda, to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailers last mile operation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210920005952/en/
    Wayve and Asda partner on autonomous grocery delivery trial (Photo: Business Wire)
    The trial will begin in early 2022 and Asda will be the first to commercially test the solution, using Wayves expertise in deep learning to help navigate complex urban delivery routes in London.
  • The autonomous vans will operate under the supervision of a Wayve Safety Driver throughout the 12-month trial, where Wayve and Asda will use their capabilities to help to integrate autonomy into the online grocery space and learn how the technology can shape the future of last mile delivery.
  • Alex Kendall, Wayve CEO, said: Last mile delivery represents an ideal first use case for the Wayve Driver, which can navigate the complexities of urban driving and easily adapt to new routes.

In Honor of the Biggest Night in Television, HempHera & GBK Brand Bar Hosted the Most Anticipated Luxury Lounge of the Season

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:31am

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 17 & Saturday, September 18 HempHera and GBK Brand Bar hosted a two-day luxury celebrity gifting lounge to celebrate the best and brightest in television.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 17 & Saturday, September 18 HempHera and GBK Brand Bar hosted a two-day luxury celebrity gifting lounge to celebrate the best and brightest in television.
  • Still more gifts were provided by Cinquieme Gauche Interiors, Price.com, Kamaria Jewelry, Session Goods bongs and pipes, MOTEV luxury global transportation and more.
  • GBK Brand Bar is known for integrating the Entertainment, Luxury Consumer Products and Non-Profit industries to create unique and memorable high-profile experiences that maximize its clients' brand-building efforts.
  • GBK Brand Bar's CEO Gavin Keilly is a well-established name in Luxury Celebrity Lounges with over 20 years' experience as an industry leader.

Sergio Tacchini Europe, Ltd. enters into Footwear License Agreement with Sugi International Limited

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:46pm

NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sergio Tacchini Europe, Ltd. and Sugi International Limited, announced that they have entered into a long-term footwear license agreement beginning with the Fall/Winter 2022 season.

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  • NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sergio Tacchini Europe, Ltd. and Sugi International Limited, announced that they have entered into a long-term footwear license agreement beginning with the Fall/Winter 2022 season.
  • Under this arrangement, Sugi will distribute Sergio Tacchini branded footwear products to retailers in Europe, Russia, North Africa and the Middle East.
  • Sergio Tacchini is a globally distributed lifestyle brand which has become synonymous with culture and sport.
  • Their passion for brand building is a welcomed addition to the Sergio Tacchini family," said Howard Cohen, Sergio Tacchini CEO and Twin Lakes Capital Partner.

Nordstrom By Cristina Martinez Collection Launches, Celebrates The Convergence Of Art + Style

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

The first release of the Nordstrom by Cristina Martinez collection will launch on September 27, in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month .

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  • The first release of the Nordstrom by Cristina Martinez collection will launch on September 27, in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month .
  • The initial collection is designed around three original pieces of artwork created by Cristina; each piece encourages the viewer to stay rooted and keep blooming.
  • The collection represents the importance of capturing people's beauty and paying attention to the everyday stories and resiliency within oneself.
  • Additional details on the Nordstrom by Cristina Martinez collection, Latinx Brands and founders, and Nordstrom's commitment to community through diversity, inclusion and belonging can be found on the Nordstrom Press Room .