Jeff Prine

Jeff Prine, Editor at Large, Accessories Magazine
Jeff returns as a regular contributor to Accessories magazine. Initially Jeff worked as senior editor at Accessories more than 20 years ago and his love of the industry has followed him until present. Since his tenure here, Jeff has continued to report jewelry, watch and other luxury goods trends as executive editor at Modern Jeweler magazine, fashion director at Lustre, and as contributor on products and trends for consumer and trade publications and websites. In addition to his editorial experience, Jeff also served as an adjunct instructor for accessories merchandising at Fashion Institute of Technology.

Item of the Day: SimpliCT


Suppose you love to wear your conventional watch so much you’ve hesitated to splurge on one of the new smartwatches? Suppose you … [Read more...]

The Thanksgiving Dilemma: Is Opening Really Worthwhile for Retailers?


New York—In between the questions on Facebook about what door busters go on sales when, some customers took to ranting on Target, … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Slashes Forecast after Poor Q3 Results

Old Navy continues to be Gap Inc.'s best performing division

San Francisco—Gap Inc. cut its full year earnings forecast Thursday afternoon due to declining sales and discounting that soured … [Read more...]

Foot Locker Tops Estimates as Q3 Sales Jump

New Arrival at Foot Locker: Women's All Red Nike Air Huarache

New York—Foot Locker, the athletic chain that has been expanding away from technical gear toward more apparel and “athleisure” … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Q3 Worse Than Expected, Hurt By Oil, Peso Slump

Fall style at Stage Stores

Houston—Stung by fallout from the weak oil and gas markets, Stage Stores Inc. reported today worse-than-expected third quarter … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Sporteez

SPORTEEZ Double Play baseball S3-2PK-DKB-2

Take them out to the ball game.When Diana Wright, founder of the revolutionary Pulleez, the elastic hair band, was busy … [Read more...]

TJX Scores Q3 Profit, Sales Rise, Beats Estimates


Framingham, MA—TJX Co. scored another strong earnings report, one of the better ones from a retailer during earnings week: the … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Hadry


Hadry--which pitches its head scarves as the ultimate beach cover up for the head--was actually born thanks to social … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q3 Sales, Profit Miss Prompts Fall in Shares

Favorite Fall Look at Dillard's: UGG poncho, boots

Little Rock, AR—In the same disappointing as other retailers have been reporting during third quarter earnings week, Dillard’s … [Read more...]

Retail Dish: Urban Outfitters to Buy Gourmet Pizza Chain


Philadelphia—In a move to diversify that left many analysts scratching their heads in wonderment, Urban Outfitters Inc. announced … [Read more...]

JCPenney Has Better-Than-Expected Q3, Highest Comps in 9 Years


Plano, TX—JCPenney today posted better better-than-expected third quarter sales, helped by demand for home, footwear, handbags and … [Read more...]

Hermès Boasts Strong Q3, Maintains Growth Forecast


Paris—On the upper end, growth tends to be on target despite the slowdown in Greater Asia. On Thursday, Hermès reported its third … [Read more...]