Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Expert Opinion: Richard Kestenbaum on What Makes a Brand?

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Last Chance to See “China: Through the Looking Glass”

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These are the final weeks to see China: Through the Looking Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before it closes on September … [Read more...]

Marchon Eyewear Announces New Subsidiary in Australia


Marchon Eyewear, Inc., a VSP Global company, announces that General Optical (GenOp) and Marchon Australia have become wholly owned … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Launches SPACE for Emerging Designers

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Nordstrom today launched SPACE, a new shop curated by Olivia Kim, Nordstrom Director of Creative Projects, featuring emerging and … [Read more...]

W. Hollywood Revises its Fur-Free Apparel Status


Fur designers rejoice: West Hollywood is no longer "Fur Free."The West Hollywood City Council recently approved revisions to … [Read more...]

Target Beats Expectations in Q2; Digital Sales Grow 30%

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Target's turnaround strategy seems to be right on target. In fact, this is the sixth consecutive quarter of sales … [Read more...]

LAST CHANCE to be Part of Accessories Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide

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After our editors have toasted the holidays at all the "Xmas in July" previews, posed with Santa and sipped eggnog, Accessories is … [Read more...]

Man Buys $10,000 Diamond Earrings After Bloomingdale’s Mistakenly Issues Gift Card


Talk about seizing the moment. A 29-year-old man bought his wife a pair of $10,000 diamond earrings from Bloomingdale's after the … [Read more...]

Wal-Mart Profit Misses Estimates, Cuts Outlook

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its annual … [Read more...]

QVC To Buy Flash Sale Site Zulily for For $2.4 Billion


Liberty Interactive Corp., the parent company of home shopping network QVC, has agreed to buy flash sales site Zulily Inc. for … [Read more...]

JCPenney Beats Estimates in Indication of Turnaround


J. C. Penney Company Inc. is turning out to the be (not so little) retailer that could, with Zacks Equity Research giving its … [Read more...]

Packaging: The Silent Salesperson

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Clever packaging helps retailers display tiny jewelry, merchandise multiples and show how to wear trends. They call packaging the … [Read more...]