Steve Madden Q1 Profit Up on Better Accessories Sales

"Major" for spring: booties at Steve Madden

Long Island City, NY—Steve Madden Inc. today reported that its first quarter profit rose 7% thanks to continued strong sales in … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Q3 Profit Jumps 85% on Strong Accessories Sales

Spring style from baggallini, the handbag brand that's part of R.B. Barry's growing accessories segment.

Pickerington, OH—R.G. Barry Corp., owner of Dearforms slippers and baggallini handbags, said today that its third quarter net … [Read more...]

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Clare Vivier

Whether she’s turning into an action star in her latest film, “Iron Man 3,” or providing nutritional recipes in her new cookbook, … [Read more...]

Swarovski Acquires U.S. Charm Bead Brand Chamilia

Chamilia

Minneapolis—Chamilia, the privately held, U.S.-based maker and marketer of popular personalized bead and charm jewelry, was … [Read more...]

Sam Edelman Steps into the Jewelry Business

Sam Edelman Necklace

New York–Famed footwear designer Sam Edelman plans to extend eponymous brand’s reach with the launch of a new jewelry collection … [Read more...]

Aimee Kestenberg: The Busiest Handbag Designer?

Aimee Kestenberg

New York—If there ever was an elixir that could stave off laziness or lackadaisical behavior, it would be to bottle up designer … [Read more...]

Oscar de la Renta Jewelry Expands Distribution in North America

Oscar de la Renta

Burbank, CA—You’ve seen the jewelry on the runway, in his boutiques and at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, … [Read more...]

Swatch to Introduce Affordable, 100% Swiss-Made Mechanical Watches

Prototype Swatch featuring the brand's new 100% Swiss made automatic mechanical movement.

Basel, Switzerland—Although most of the technical innovations seen at BaselWorld, the world’s largest watch and jewelry fair which … [Read more...]

Discounted Designer Jewelry On Sale Now at TenGems

TenGems' style experts selected their five top picks for Mother's Day gifting.

New York—TenGems, a new website that bills itself as the “only online retailer of high-end designer jewelry brands," went live … [Read more...]

JCPenney to Customers: “We Learned From Our Mistakes”

JCP Listens

Plano, TX—It’s a seldom seen tactic from a major retailer: apologizing to its customers for a litany of mistakes. But if you’re … [Read more...]

Buxton Platinum Shines With High-End Leathergoods

The cream and snakeskin leather collection from Buxton Platinum.

Chicopee, MA—When you’ve been a fixture in the leathergoods business since 1898, you’ve learned when it’s time to expand, take a … [Read more...]

Jones Q1 Profit Misses Estimate on Margin Pressure

Sandals from Nine West's spring collection

New York—The Jones Group Inc. said today that it swung into a first quarter profit but its earnings still missed analysts’ … [Read more...]