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The latest updates from the accessories world

$1 Million Worth of Counterfeit Bags Seized in Miami

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The stalls that hawk counterfeit Louis Vuitton and Gucci handbags may find themselves a bit sparse this season after the U.S. … [Read more...]

J. Crew Reports Loss in Q2; Plans Return to Heritage

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In response to decreased earnings and complaints that the company has lost touch with its core customer (see: How to Fix J. Crew), … [Read more...]

In-Store Shopping Crucial to Major Purchases

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Despite the increased impact of digital tech on retail buying, the in-store experience remains key to all major purchase … [Read more...]

Express Reports Record-Breaking Q2 Results, Raises Outlook

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Express noted "record-breaking" second quarter sales in the thirteen-week period ending August 1, 2015.Net sales increased … [Read more...]

Pantone Adds 210 New Colors; Orange Family Expanded

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Color authority Pantone LLC, has added 210 new colors to its fashion, home and interiors colors system. This brings the company's … [Read more...]

Torrid Expands into Canada; Launches Campaign with Real Customers

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Torrid is expanding into Canada with its first store in the new wing of Toronto Eaton Centre on September 1, 2015. The City of … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Accessories is spreading some pre-holiday cheer with our first-ever Gift Guide. This sponsored section offers a wide variety of … [Read more...]

BaubleBar Continues Offline Growth with Bloomingdale’s Partnership

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Fashion jewelry company BaubleBar has expanded into Bloomingdale's with four locations--New York 59th Street and Soho), Los … [Read more...]

FJATA Launches Audit Management Program with Sumerra

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Providence, Rhode Island-based Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) has announced that the FJATA Audit … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners to Buy Belk for $3 Billion

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Belk, Inc., which operates 297 stores throughout 16 Southern states, is to be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in … [Read more...]

Ireland’s Primark Sets Sights on U.S.

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The Europeans continue to conquer American retailing, and the latest invader comes from Ireland. Dublin-based fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Sued for Handbag Patent Infringement

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Ralph Lauren sells a wearable tech, $5,000 handbag that can charge devices and lights up when opened to help wearers find keys, … [Read more...]