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    Young Designer Wows the World of Women’s Business Attire

    Creating women’s pants probably doesn’t sound like the most exciting business venture. But professional women might also notice a lack of options when it comes to different styles and types of dress pants. Entrepreneur Eunice Cho noticed this void in the market. She wanted to find pants she could wear to interview for business school […]

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    Spotlight: Lotty Dotty Turns Paper Dolls into T-Shirts

    0 Paris is often considered the fashion capital of the world. But big name brands and runway shows are just part of the Paris fashion scene. The Paris scene has also inspired some smaller fashion companies, like Lotty Dotty. Lotty Dotty is a kids’ clothing brand that has a unique line of interactive products. The […]

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    30 Things You’ll Need When Opening Your First Retail Store

    Thinking of opening your first retail store? No matter what you intend to sell, you’ll need a lot of different supplies to make your store look professional and welcoming to your customers. Below is a checklist of items that can get you started on building a retail store that customers will love. Opening Your First Retail […]

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    Booming Second-Hand Clothing Business

    Sales of second-hand clothing from western countries are booming in the former Soviet state of Belarus. In the past five years, sales of used clothing have increased four and a half times, now accounting for 10% of all Belarus clothing sales. Small Belarus entrepreneurs have popped up selling the western cast-offs: “We wear second-hand all […]

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    Second-Hand Clothing Site ThredUP Gets $81M in Funding

    T he second-hand clothing online marketplace is getting more competitive but one company, ThredUP, seems to have gotten ahead of the rest with a recent round of investments totaling $81 million. Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) took the lead in the Series E investment in ThredUp. Existing ThredUP investors Trinity Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Highland Capital […]

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    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online

    eBay purchases PhiSix, hopes to enable users to try out clothes online The online auction website and marketplace, eBay, on Thursday announced that it had acquired PhiSix, a computer graphics company that creates 3D models of clothing from photos, pattern files and other sources to simulate the behaviour and fitting of garments. Tapping into an […]

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    New Fibre Supercapacitor That Can Power Clothing-Based Wearables

    New Fibre Supercapacitor That Can Power Clothing-Based Wearables They envision the fibre supercapacitor could be woven into clothing to power medical monitors, communication devices, or other small electronics. Scientists have developed a supercapacitor that can be woven into clothing to power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics. The supercapacitor packs an interconnected […]

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    Wearable Robots Could Be a Reality Soon

    Wearable Robots Could Be a Reality Soon Researchers are developing a robotic fabric that moves and contracts and is embedded with sensors, an approach that may lead to “active clothing” and a new class of “soft” robots. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin, stretchable robotic garments that people might […]

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    Wrist-Worn Drone Wins Intel Smart Clothing Contest

      Intel Corp on Monday awarded $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3 crores) to a group of do-it-yourselfers who developed a wristband that converts to a camera-equipped drone to win a contest the chipmaker hopes will help guarantee it a leading position in the emerging market for wearable computing devices. Aimed at rock climbers, the Nixie quadcopter […]