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The latest updates from the accessories world

Skechers Swings into Q2 Profit with Improved Sales

Skechers' Twinkle Toes

Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers USA reported Wednesday it swung back into second quarter profit, boosted by gains in international … [Read more...]

Crocs Q2 Profit Dips 42% Hit by Cool Temperatures

Crocs

Niwot, CO–Shares of Crocs Inc. fell as much as 23% in after hours trading Wednesday after the footwear brand reported its second … [Read more...]

Puma Feels Pressure on Full Year as Q2 Results Lag

Puma Sky Wedges

Frankfort—While Puma still expects an increase in full-year net income compared to 2012, the athletic footwear maker today posted … [Read more...]

Expiring Trade Agreement Could Cost Jobs, Retailers Warn

U.S. Capitol

Arlington, VA–The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) in urging the U.S. … [Read more...]

Iconix Q2 Sales, Earnings Rise, Beating Expectations

A campaign from Iconix' Material Girl collection

New York--Iconix Brand Group today reported that its second quarter profit was up 35% boosted by an increase in licensing … [Read more...]

American Eagle Outfitters Opens Technology Center

American Eagle Outfitters logo

San Francisco—American Eagle Outfitters has opened its first technology center here to support the company's omnichannel … [Read more...]

Fifth & Pacific’s Lucky Brand Close to Sale?

Legendary model Lauren Hutton appears in Lucky Brands' Fall '13 ad campaign

New York—Fifth & Pacific reportedly is close to selling its Lucky Brand to Advent International, a private equity firm, … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Half Year Profit Up; Optimistic for 2nd Half

Sistem51

Zurich—Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch manufacturer, today reported that its first half profit increased more than 6% to … [Read more...]

Luxurygoods for Sale? At Sears Marketplace!

Sears Marketplace

Hoffman Estates, IL—When you’re looking to strike a bargain on a “gently used” Chanel bag, a pre-owed Rolex watch or a pair of … [Read more...]

Three Bidders Emerge for Saks Inc.; Deal Pending?

Saks Fifth Avenue's New York flagship, one of the prime retail locations in the world

New York—Shares of Saks Inc. rose in trading today as speculation escalated about potential rival suitors to buy the … [Read more...]

Most Likely to Succeed Brands? Costco, Movado, Michael Kors, Coach

Kerry Washington, one of Movado's brand ambassadors

Vancouver—What’s ahead of some high profile brands who take special care in building relationships with consumers? Well, according … [Read more...]

Cameron Diaz to Star as Artistic Director for Pour La Victoire

Cameron Diaz at Oscars

New York—Cameron Diaz is taking on a new role that doesn’t involve the Silver Screen. The 40-year-old actress has signed with Pour … [Read more...]