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Starting a Business

Menswear for Women Corners a Niche Market

Custom clothier Tomboy Tailors crafts bespoke menswear -- for women.
Jodi Helmer
Billabong's Wipeout: Surfwear Brand Now Worthless
Marketing

Billabong's Wipeout: Surfwear Brand Now Worthless

Over the past six years, Billabong has erased billions of dollars in investor value. Its latest year-end financial report delivers the worst news yet.
Brian Patrick Eha
Business Finds Success With Clothing Fit for a Royal Baby
Starting a Business

Business Finds Success With Clothing Fit for a Royal Baby

Lauren Levy rushed to bring Magnificent Baby's "An Heir Is Born" clothing line to market. Find out how her hustle is paying off.
Shiwani Srivastava
Crocs: From Footwear Fad to Billion-Dollar Company
Growth Strategies

Crocs: From Footwear Fad to Billion-Dollar Company

This iconic shoemaker bounced back after the recession by revamping its product lines and distribution channel.
Sarah Max
When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical
Growth Strategies

When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

In this case study, costume company Revolution Dancewear put in the miles to improve its relationship with its Chinese manufacturers.
Kelly K. Spors
Flint and Tinder: A Case Study in American-Made Underwear
Growth Strategies

Flint and Tinder: A Case Study in American-Made Underwear

What retailers can learn from this innovative men's underwear company.
Jennifer Wang
In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop
Growth Strategies

In New Venture, Bonobos Co-Founder Reimagines the Way Men Shop

Brian Spaly's latest venture, Trunk Club, bucks conventional retail models.
Jason Ankeny
Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry
Starting a Business

Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry

After years of struggle, the golf cap company stands out in a crowded market with a customized approach to selling.
Lisa Girard
Brother and Sister Team Start a Trendy Used Clothing Franchise
Starting a Business

Brother and Sister Team Start a Trendy Used Clothing Franchise

Inspired by her franchise-owning parents, Chelsea Sloan started Uptown Cheapskate with her brother Scott while she was still in college.
Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere
Growth Strategies

Website Makes Boutique Fashions Available Anywhere

Shoptiques brings cutting-edge creations from brick-and-mortar boutiques online.
Jason Ankeny
How a Used-Clothing Site Raised $8.4 Million in Venture Capital
Finance

How a Used-Clothing Site Raised $8.4 Million in Venture Capital

A new strategy for an online hand-me-downs company targeting moms helps raise an infusion of cash from venture backers.
Gwen Moran
Vintage Clothing Business Thrives in a Mad Men World
Entrepreneurs

Vintage Clothing Business Thrives in a Mad Men World

How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career.
Patagonia, From the Ground Up
Growth Strategies

Patagonia, From the Ground Up

While the rest of retail was tanking, Yvon Chouinard's outdoor clothing and gear company was having its best two years ever. Here's why.
Jennifer Wang
Starting a Business

Plugging a Hole in the Market

April Singer Straten turned a void in the clothing industry into a successful business.
Robert Tuchman