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. jeffp@busjour.com

Item of the Day: Shinola

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Collaborations are the name of the game in fashion these days. One of the latest ones is symbiotic relationship between a longtime … [Read more...]

H&M Q3 Sales Beat Forecast

Preview of Alexander Wang's collaboration with H&M coming this November

Stockholm--H&M today reported a 16% rise in its third quarter sales boosted by August revenue that exceeded estimates.In … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: Retail Sales Increase by Most in Four Months

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Washington--U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14-month high in September, supporting … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Siren

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Jewelry helps makes us pretty, fashion-forward and a bit glitzy at times. But can it save your life?You betcha.Meet the … [Read more...]

Lululemon Reports Better-Than-Expected Q2 Earnings

New fall looks at Lululemon

Vancouver—Lululemon Athletica apparently is getting back into shape. The yogawear retailer reported today higher-than-expected … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q2 Loss Widens, Sales Decline

New fall fashions at Wet Seal stores

Foothill Ranch, CA—Wet Seal reported after hours Wednesday a bigger-than-expected second quarter loss. Still shares rose almost 9% … [Read more...]

dELiA*s Q2 Loss Widens as Sales Slide

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New York—Shares of dELiA*s fell 2.66% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the teen apparel and accessories retailer reported a … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q2 Profit Falls 49%, Sales Fall Too

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For Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. reported today that its second quarter profit dropped 49% as uneven results of its transformation … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Q2 Beats on Profit, Sales

Ready for fall at Lands' End

Dodgeville, WI—As one analyst put it today, “Sears isn’t Lands’ End.” That’s for sure. The stock of Lands’ End rose in trading … [Read more...]

Apple (Finally) Debuts Its New Smartwatch

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Cupertino, CA—Appearing before an anxious crowd as the latest Apple introductions were presented, Apple CEO Tim Cook … [Read more...]

bebe Investor Urges Sale or Go Private

"Prints that Pop" at bebe stores

Los Angeles—Following another disappointing quarterly earnings report, investor Ryan Drexler called for the specialty retailer to … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Bead Bottle

Bead Bottle

It’s Friday evening (TGIF!), time to hit the bottle. But in this case we aren’t just referring to those of the booze type. Rather … [Read more...]