Week in Review: 10 Must-Reads

Jay Z

Jay Z finds himself in the middle of a consumer outrage against retailer Barneys, with whom the entertainer is collaborating

New York—Still nursing that post-Halloween sugar buzz? Take a moment to read the week’s headlines to see what the accessories industry has really been buzzing about lately.

First, luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. proves it’s no pushover when it comes to illegal usage of its name. Let its win serve as a cautionary tale for other websites looking to cash in on Tiffany’s reputation and highly recognizable name.

Tiffany Wins over $2 Million Judgment Against Counterfeiters

Other stories that deserve top billing:

Jay Z Replies to Calls He Should End Barneys Deal

Bloomingdale’s CEO Michael Gould Steps Down; Tony Spring to Succeed as CEO

Neiman Marcus Takeover Completed

Holiday Survey: Shipping, Retail Experience Are Key to Success

Jessica Biel BARES It All With Upcycled Bag Line

Consumer Confidence Takes a Dive Following Budget Crisis

Jones Group Posts 68% Jump in Q3 Profit Despite Sales Fall

Snapette Launches In-App Purchase Feature

ShopperTrak Predicts 10 Busiest Days This Holiday

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