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The latest updates from the accessories world

Coach to Open first Paris Flagship on Saint-Honoré

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New York—Intent on expanding its international presences as it tries to recoup its U.S. business, Coach announced today the … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Q4 Profit Falls on Dismal Sales

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New Albany, OH—Another bleak day for beleaguered Abercrombie & Fitch. The teen specialty retailer reported its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Ascena Q2 Profit Plunges, Maintains Outlook

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Mahwah, NJ—Ascena Retail Group’s stock took a hit of more than 6% after the specialty retailer reported Tuesday second quarter … [Read more...]

Stern Bows First Pop-Up in Soho

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New York–Pop Ups usually are temporary storefronts, and one of the latest to open is Brazilian jeweler H. Stern.While the … [Read more...]

Shopbop.com: Wanted a Few Good Designers

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New York—Shopbop, the online shopping site “curated for the chic, modern woman,” is looking for a few good (great?) jewelry and … [Read more...]

Target Plans to Cut “Several Thousand Jobs” Under New Cost-Cutting Plan

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. plans to cut several thousand jobs as the mass merchant embarks on a restructuring plan that is supposed … [Read more...]

2nd Annual ICE Awards Announces Jewelry Design Finalists

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New York—Accessories magazine’s second annual student ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards competition, sponsored by Preciosa and FIT, has … [Read more...]

Kate Spade Q4 Sales Jump 45% But Outlook Disappoints

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New York—Kate Spade & Co. reported today that fourth quarter profit missed estimates dented by its exit of Kate Spade Saturday … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Q4 Profit Beats, Sales Rise

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Houston—Stage Stores Inc. today posted a fourth quarter net income increase that beat expectations while the department stores … [Read more...]

Dsenyo Announces “Design for Change” Winner to Help Make Poaching History

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Los Angeles–Dsenyo, an ethical fashion brand and fair trade accessories company, will launch a student-designed snare wire jewelry … [Read more...]

As Earnings Reports Roll In, Retail Stocks Outperform Other Industries: Report

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New York—The stock market has been making impressive gains the last week or so. And one of the chief industry sectors pushing up … [Read more...]

TOMS New Bag Collection to Help Benefit Maternal Health

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Los Angeles—The same spirit of giving that permeates the TOMS footwear, sunglasses and optical collections is being applied to the … [Read more...]