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Local apparel emporium overhauls commission for artists

Chicago's Threadless has announced a change in the way they will compensate artists for design work. The apparel company will now offer royalties to artists, giving them 20 percent of profits for items sold featuring their work. Threadless founder and CEO Jake Nickell explains the incentive for the change and what this means for the company's business model going forward.

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