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Obit: A. Barry Briskman, Fishman & Tobin President

A. Barry Briskman, president of children’s wear company Fishman & Tobin International, died of lymphoma on April 13 at 65.

Liya Kebede, J. Crew, Jenna Lyons, Ethiopia, LemLem

Model Citizen: Liya Kebede's LemLem Collection

Top model Liya Kebede tackles an acting career, a children's clothing line and charitable causes.

Betty Chen

Silver Linings

A spike in the birthrate has vendors feeling hopeful.

Jamie Ross, MAGIC, magic kids,

Young Ideas

Fresh takes on classics and a nod to the Obama girls drives business.

children's wear, Soeur, John Isaac, Little,

Designer Kids Wear a Growing Market

Kids wear is outperforming women's wear, according to Richard Chamberlain, a London-based equity analyst at J.P. Morgan.

Chop Chop: Martial Arts Apparel Firm TapouT Grows

TapouT, a leader in the mixed martial arts apparel market, is expanding into accessories and elevating its children's line.

Sasha Obama, Malia Obama, Biscotti, Iris & Ivy, Bernadette Reiss, Gerson and Gerson, Ady Gluck-Frankel, inauguration dress, children's wear, Jenna Bush, Barbara Bush,

Obama Girls Influence Style

Children's apparel industry looking for boost.

Tommy Hilfiger to Relaunch Children's With Macy's

Tommy Hilfiger is back in the children’s wear game.

American Eagle 77kids, children's, Chris Fiore

American Eagle Flies Into Children's Wear

Retailer American Eagle launches 77kids Web site.

children's wear, Coco Bonbon,

Parents and Kids Cuckoo for Coco Bonbons

Coco Kyriopoulos worked in an investment banking firm before launching children's wear line Coco Bonbons.

Atlanta, AmericasMart

Special Occasion Gains Momentum at Atlanta Market

Prom is especially strong at AmericasMart.


Feeling the Pinch

Kids' wear companies are caught between rising prices and slowing sales.

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