Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Rumor: Amazon in Talks to Acquire Richemont’s Net-a-Porter?

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Seattle—Could Internet behemoth Amazon be ready to gobble up Net-a-Porter, the luxury website owned by Swiss firm Compagnie … [Read more...]

Belk Q4 Profit Rises on Strong Holiday Sales

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Charlotte, NC—Belk Inc. posted an 8.4% rise in its fourth quarter profit aided by a big increase in its holiday sales.For the … [Read more...]

Lulelemon Q4 Profit Up as Sales Surge, but Outlook Disappoints

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Vancouver--Lululemon Athletica Inc. said its fourth quarter income rose as sales surged 16% from a  year ago, reflecting what the … [Read more...]

Icebug Partners with GORE on Fall Footwear Collection

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Bellingham, WA-- Icebug USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Icebug AB headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, and one of the fastest growing … [Read more...]

SEC Begins Formal Investigation into Ex-CEO Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles--The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a formal investigation into the conduct of Dov Charney, … [Read more...]

The Mall of San Juan Opens in Puerto Rico

A. Alfred Taubman with sons Robert and William Taubman join New Century Development, Inc. and other special guests to open The Mall of San Juan in Puerto Rico (Photo/Taubman Centers, Inc.)

San Juan, PR—Mall developer Taubman opened the Mall of San Juan, the first luxury shopping center in Puerto Rico. The … [Read more...]

PVH Swings into Q4 Profit, But Gives Lackluster Forecast

A look at Spring 2015 eyewear, as featured in the Calvin Klein Collection advertising campaign with models Vanessa Axente and Clark Bockelman.

New York—PVH Corp said Wednesday that it swung into a fourth quarter profit helped by increases at its Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin … [Read more...]

Kipling Launches Make Happy Campaign

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New York—“Come on get happy”..or if Kipling North America has its way, the lyrics to the famous Judy Garland song might be “come … [Read more...]

Nasty Gal Opens Flagship Retail Store In Santa Monica

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Santa Monica, CA—You just can keep those Nasty Gals down. Still riding high on the success of its first brick-and-mortar store on … [Read more...]

Hermès 2014 Net Profit Surges, “Easily Tops the Mark of Luxury Peers”

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Paris—Hermès International’s strategy of pursuing the uppermost reaches of the affluent market has paid off again for the luxury … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Q4 Shows Improvement Despite Earnings Miss

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Plymouth, MN—Despite a decline in its sales, Christopher & Banks Corp. reported Tuesday that it swung into a fourth quarter … [Read more...]

FJATA Compliance Initiative to Establish Industry-Wide CSR Standard

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Kingstown, RI—The Fashion Jewelry & Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) is in the throes of finalizing its 2015 Annual … [Read more...]