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

Item of the Day: Boodles X John Smedley

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With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a week away, there’s only some 20 days till Christmas. Expect to be bombarded with … [Read more...]

Ross Stores’ Stellar Q3: Profit, Sales Beat Estimates

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Pleasanton, CA—Ross Stores reported Thursday a third quarter worth envy to most retailers so far this earnings season. The … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Stores Q3 Loss Widens, Forecast Lowered

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York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today reported a widened third quarter loss due to lower sales and higher expenses. Net loss for … [Read more...]

Cato Post 18% Increase in Q3 Profit

Cato advises shoppers to amp up their jewelry looks

Charlotte, NC—Cato Corp. reported an 18% increase in its third quarter income as sales increased 8%. For the quarter ended Nov 2, … [Read more...]

Buckle Inc. Q3 Profit, Sales Miss Estimates

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Kearney, NE—Buckle Inc. today reported its third quarter earnings were a slight improvement over last year even though they failed … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Surprises; Earnings, Comps Exceed Estimates

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Minneapolis—In an earnings reports that surprised many, Target Corp. today reports its firstincrease in U.S. comp stores sales in … [Read more...]

Walmart Q3 Profits Rise, but Cautious on Holiday

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Bentonville, AR—For the first time in seven quarters, Walmart reported today an increase in comparable store sales helped by lower … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: LuxeFoil

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Semiconductors? Photovoltaic industries? Nano-fabrication? What on earth does that have to do with accessories? Plenty, argues … [Read more...]

JCPenney Narrows Q3 Loss, But Sales Do Too

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Dallas—JCPenney reported Wednesday afternoon that it continues to pare down losses, even beating forecasts. But sales also … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q3 Profit Beats Despite Slower Sales

Winter wear styles at Dillard's

Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s Inc. today reported third quarter profit increase though its net sales were a miss. For the quarter … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit Down 30%, Misses Sales Forecast

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corp. said third quarter earnings fell 20% as revenue edged down 1.6%. Kohl’s reported a 20% profit … [Read more...]

DRAFTspace Serves Us Delicious Jewelry (for Sale)

Cuff by Italian designer Compieardenti

New York—The table settings would do Martha Stewart proud. Instead of perfect settings for the latest gourmet cusine, these … [Read more...]