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. jeffp@busjour.com

Nominate Your Picks for Accessories 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame

Nancy Pastor of Macy's accepts her induction to the Merchants Hall of Fame at FABB in May.

It's up to YOU who will be inducted into our 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame! Submit your nominations to … [Read more...]

June Comp Sales Fail to Meet Estimates for Increases

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New York—Neither Dads nor grads could help bolster June retail sales. Looking at a tally of the remaining 11 retailers who still … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Mojo Backpacks

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Item of the Day: Christopher Raeburn X Wool and the Gang

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LVMH to Cut Back at Donna Karan International after Karan Departs

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New York—Following the departure last week of founder, designer and inspiration Donna Karan from Donna Karan International, LVMH, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: K. Bell

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Sharks have been in the news and not just because it’s Shark Week on the Discovery Channel this week. Eight people have been … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Beq Pettina’s “Daily Diamonds”

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Fireworks flare, glisten and twinkle in the sky as millions watch them Saturday on July 4. But we’d like more than a glisten, how … [Read more...]

Nike Scores a Big One: Q4 Profit Up 24%, Sales Up 13%

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Beaverton, OR—Even after 51 years in business, Nike is still just doing it.In its fourth quarter earnings report Thursday, the … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pugster

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The most important real estate on the body for jewelry has been the wrists where companies have sold millions of charm and … [Read more...]

Target CMO Kathee Tesija Removed to an “Advisory Role”

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Minneapolis—In the continuing drama lead by Target CEO Brian Cornell as he leads a transformation of the mass merchant, Chief … [Read more...]

Finally: Senate Approves TPA to the Pleasure of the President, Retailers

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Washington—In the words of NRF President/CEO Matthew Shay today, “it’s refreshing to see Congress finally put good policy ahead of … [Read more...]

After a Year, Alibaba Sells Off its 11 Main Online Marketplace

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San Mateo, CA—Alibaba may boast itself as the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross … [Read more...]