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

Hermès Artistic Director to Depart

Christophe Lemaire

Paris—Just days after Hermès released its first quarter report—where ready-to-wear and accessories sales rose 16%--Christophe … [Read more...]

VF Q2 Profit Rises on Outdoor, Action Sports Brands

Breezy summer style at VF's Timberland brand

Greensboro, NC—VF Corporation reported today a 14% increase in its second quarter profit, helped by strong sales at its Outdoor … [Read more...]

Hermès Q2 Sales Slow, Hit by Currency Exchanges

"Once upon a time in the Wild West of Paris"...Hermès interprets Western

Paris— Hermès International SCA reported today that its second quarter sales trailed estimates as the weakness of the yen and a … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, But Store Closures Planned

Most of the planned store closures include Stride Rite, Wolverine's kids shoe shoes

Rockford, MI—Wolverine World Wide, Inc. reported Tuesday an increase in its second quarter profit and sales, but also plans to … [Read more...]

Retail Sales Edge Up in June But Core Sales Growth Solid

Retail Sales

Washington—June retail sales failed to reach economists’ estimates, but the so-called core sales—which exclude automobiles, … [Read more...]

Report: HSN CEO Turns Down Top Job at JCPenney

JCPenney

New York—JCPenney has had a litany of problems the last few years. The latest evidently is finding a new chief executive officer … [Read more...]

Investors Rebuke Burberry Over CEO’s Pay Package

Christopher Bailey - Creative director of Burberry2

London—At a general meeting of its shareholders today, Burberry investors fired what has been called “a warning shot.” About 53% … [Read more...]

Retail Comp Sales in June Once Again Beat Forecasts

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—Retailers sailed past estimates for their June comparable store sales results as better weather and lower unemployment … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Brazilian Wish Bracelets

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“Germany embarrass sorry Brazil, advance to World Cup final”--Fox Sports“World Cup 2014: Host Brazil Stunned by Germany in … [Read more...]

Novak Djokovic’s Wimbledon Success Takes Him Back to the Top of the World

Seiko

Mahwah, NJ– On July 6, Sunday, Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title. As his watch partner, Seiko is delighted to … [Read more...]

Heels.com Introduces Visual Search—a First

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Charlotte, NC—Ever seen a pair of heels and wondered, “Where do I get those?” or bought a dress and said “What shoes do I wear … [Read more...]

Report: American Apparel in Talks to Pay Off Loan

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Los Angeles—In another twist in the American Apparel story, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the retailer is in talks … [Read more...]

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