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The latest updates from the accessories world

VF Corp. Lifts Outlook as Q3 Profit Beats View


Greensboro, NC—VF Corp., which owns Timberland, Lee, The North Face, Vans and Kipling brands, reported today a 27% jump in its … [Read more...]

Get Tickets for “One of a Kind” Fashion Conference

Gary Harvey's "The Financial Times Newspaper Dress." Photo: Robert Decelis

New York—“One of a Kind: Individuality, Integrity, and Innovation in Fashion” is the title of the 14th Annual New York Fashion … [Read more...]

Macy’s Introduces Phase 1 Pursuit of Millennials


New York—Macy’s offered further evidence Thursday that it is well on its way to accomplishing its three-year plan to make its … [Read more...]

Has JCPenney’s New Strategy Lost It Millions of Shoppers?


Worthington, OH—JCPenney may have instituted its “fair and square” everyday low price strategy and discontinued its price off … [Read more...]

Report: Tough Run at U.S. Hosiery Mills


Los Angeles—Falling revenue over the last five years, a change in consumer preferences and increased competition from imports has … [Read more...]

NRF: Holiday Shoppers Plan Conservatively, But Self-Gifting to Grow

Holiday Sales

Washington–American consumers, now veterans of stretching their dollars by bargain hunting, once are planning to play it … [Read more...]

Survey: Top Trends Translated Across Four Leading Fashionable Cities


Framingham, MA—The folks at off-pricers T.J. Maxx and Marshalls recently completed a survey of shoppers in four U.S. fashion … [Read more...]

What the Presidential Election May Mean to Holiday Sales?


Stevens, PA—At the risk of contributing to the unwavering punditry connected with the President Obama vs. Gov. Mitt Romney … [Read more...]

Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Gift Collection Revealed

Faux fur hat by Skaist Taylor

New York—What just might be retail’s ultimate Odd Couple this holiday season: the high-low gift collaboration between mass … [Read more...]

Softness in Europe Pushes Wolverine Q3 Profit Down 19%

Sales at Wolverine Worldwide's lifestyle segment, which includes Hush Puppies, were down slightly, too.

Rockford, MI—When it announced the completion of the $2 billion acquisition of Collective Brands with two private equity firms, … [Read more...]

LVMH Reports a 22% Increase So Far This Year Amid Concerns of a Luxury Slowdown

Louis Vuitton Speedy Empreinte

Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, reported Monday that sales for the first nine months of the year were up … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Editor to Speak at HBDWorkshop Panel

Handbag Designer 101 Workshop

New York—Anyone who is in the handbag business or thinking of entering it would be wise to attend "Leading Your Handbag Brand … [Read more...]

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