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The latest updates from the accessories world

Retailers & Trade Orgs Welcome Bipartisan TPA Legislation, Urge Approval to Move Trade Agenda Forward

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Retail and trade organizations reacted favorably following yesterday's announcement that a bipartisan Congressional bill on Trade … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: Industry Recruiter Discusses What Jewelry Industry Needs

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Andrew Philip is Founder/President of Execu-Team Resources Inc, the leading search firm specializing in recruitment within the … [Read more...]

Liz Rodbell to be Honored at Outstanding Mother Awards

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Liz Rodbell is proof that women can have it all! President of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor, Rodbell will be one of the … [Read more...]

Burberry Takes Advantage of Currency Changes as Sales Rise 9%

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London—Thanks to pricing adjustments to counteract the effects of currency fluctuations and strong sales of its raincoats and … [Read more...]

NRF Applauds JCPenney’s Congressional Testimony on Patent Trolls

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Washington—The NRF congratulated today JCPenney for its testimony in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on … [Read more...]

Town Shoes Announces DSW Nationwide Expansion in Canada

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Toronto—While Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue plan expansions into Canada, DSW is already making inroads into the Northern … [Read more...]

Amazon Sues Four Companies that Sell Fake Product Reviews

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Seattle--Amazon.com has sued four companies that it says is selling fake product reviews on its site. The complaint was filed in … [Read more...]

Who Are the Most Engaged Jewelry Brands on Facebook?

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Here's a modern update on the age-old philosophical question: If a post falls onto Facebook and no one "likes" it, does it make a … [Read more...]

Queen Latifah to Channel Blues Artist Bessie Smith on HBO

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Queen Latifah stars as Bessie Smith in the upcoming HBO biopic "Bessie," airing May 16th. She is also an executive … [Read more...]

Ko-Lab Fashion Camp Teaches Teens & Tweens the Biz

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Teens and tweens who have a passion for fashion should check out Fashion Ko-Lab, a Teen Fashion Camp on both coasts this summer. … [Read more...]

Retail Sales Post Largest Gain in a Year

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U.S. retail sales rose in March for the first time since late last year as consumers bought automobiles and other goods, … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With… Cynthia Rowley on Athleisure

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Having tested the sports waters (literally) with her surf line, Cynthia Rowley has expanded her fashion brand into athleisure with … [Read more...]