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Iconix Brands Posts Record Q3 Earnings

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New York--Iconix Brand Group reported today record third quarter numbers this week, with revenue up 6% to $113.8 million and … [Read more...]

Color Reigns: AGTA Announces Winners of 2015 AGTA Spectrum Awards

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Dallas—Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend and the most popular gem in the United States. But the trend toward colored gems and … [Read more...]

Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s to Open Stores in Middle East

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Cincinnati—There’s one good way to beat the baffling U.S. retail market, expand internationally. And where better than a region … [Read more...]

Crocs Q3 Earnings Up, But Forecast Weak

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Niwot, CO—Crocs Inc. said Monday afternoon that its third quarter nearly a 5% sales increase but its profit missed analysts’ … [Read more...]

Holiday: Retailers Preparing for Online Surge, Re-Focused Shipping Dates

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Washington—Hoping to avoid a debacle like last year, when last minute online shoppers paid for next day deliveries that didn’t … [Read more...]

See the Future: Oct. 28, 30 Fall/Winter 2015-16 Trend Webinar

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New York–Care to look into the future? Are you an accessories industry professional, designer, product development manager, … [Read more...]

10 Tips on How to Pitch Accessories Magazine

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As the Editor-in-Chief of Accessories magazine, I get about, oh, 300 emails a day. Many are pitches from PR firms announcing … [Read more...]

“Book of Life” Drives Day of the Dead Theme

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New York--Day of the Dead is definitely having its day.Known in Spanish as Dia de los Muertos, this November 2nd Mexican … [Read more...]

Financial Expert Touts Smartwatch that Tracks Spending

Financial expert and TV news personality Nicole Lapin founder of CASH Smartwatch.

New York—Just in time for the holidays when nearly every consumer survey finds shoppers concerned about their budgets, financial … [Read more...]

Costco Confirms: Closed on Thanksgiving Day

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Seattle—Holiday creep may be turning Thanksgiving Day into an extension of Black Friday as retailers from Macy’s to Target and … [Read more...]

AAFA, China Counterpart Forge Partnership

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Arlington, VA—The U.S. and Chinese governments may be on dicey terms, but two major fashion industry groups are in … [Read more...]

Deckers Brands Posts Strong Q2 Earnings, But Forecast Disappoints

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Goleta, CA—Deckers Brands Thursday credited its “diversified product range” for its second quarter boost in earnings of more than … [Read more...]