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August 18, 2016

First Look at Hoxton Hotel 

Urbanize LA reported on the first details of the Hoxton Hotel, coming to the Fashion District at 11th and Broadway in 2018. The 10-story building is planned to have 164 guest rooms, food and beverage venues, a spa, and rooftop deck with swimming pool. In a recent CCA meeting, a group working closely with the hotel also revealed the developer will be recruiting retail for the area. Read the full story here.

Hoxton Hotel is being developed by British developer Ennismore.

L.A. Textile Trade Show, September 26-28

The West Coast trade event for textile, design, and production resources returns to the California Market Center (CMC) September 26-28. L.A. Textile features mills, manufactures, and sourcing resources from around the world. The September trade show will focus on the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 season and will debut its SOURCING Pavilion where attendees can find factories, pattern makers, sample makers, cutting, dyeing, textile testing, and trend services.

For more information visit www.californiamarketcenter.com/latextile.

July Trash Tonnage Report

LA City Minimum Wage Increase Notice
As you may know, the City's minimum wage increase went into effect July 1, 2016 and employees should now be receiving an hourly rate of $10.50. The City of Los Angeles will continue to increase wages over the next four years. 

Wages will be paid to any employee who performs at least two hours of work in any particular week within the City of Los Angeles, regardless of the employer's place of business location. Enforcement will be handled by the Wage Enforcement Division within BCA, all expectations and repercussions for an employer are outlined in the wage enforcement ordinance. They have also created this FAQ handout for business owners and have established a toll free hotline, 1-844-WagesLA (1-844-9243-752). 

Part of the ordinance stipulates that stores must have the following flyers displayed, in all available languages, in an area that is visible to all employees. The flyer is available in English, Spanish, Korean, and Farsi. Please find the flyers linked below. 

LA Business Journal Fashion Awards
The LA Business Journal is accepting nominations for their second annual 2016 Fashion Awards. The awards acknowledge top apparel companies that drive economic growth and help make Southern California a major force in the business of fashion. Anyone can nominate a business. The categories are
  • Social Responsibility
  • Trendsetter
  • Professional Service Provider
  • Supplier of the Year
  • Rising Brand
  • Philanthropy of the Year
  • Technology
  • Direct to Consumer
  • Made in California
Learn more about the 2016 Fashion Awards at www.labusinessjournal.com/bizevents/#FAW and click here to for the awards nomination form. The nomination deadline is Monday, August 22, 2016. 

Farmer's Market
Every Saturday, 9a-2p
Enjoy fresh produce, gourmet food, flowers, and entertainment at The Wall Farmer's Market, located on Wall Street between 8th and 7th Streets. Food, flowers, farmers, and fun!

Sample Sale Friday
Sample sales are held on the last Friday of every month and take place in the designer showrooms on 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Sample sale hours are typically 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for more info. 

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