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The latest updates from the accessories world

Ascena Acquires Ann Inc. for $2 Billion in Cash, Stock

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New York-based Ascena Retail Group Inc finalized a deal yesterday to acquire women’s apparel retailer Ann Inc for $2.15 billion. … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine’s ICE Awards Announces Winners

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You can say these students definitely ICED their tests!! Accessories magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its 2nd … [Read more...]

Vote for Independent Handbag Designer Award Fan Favorite

A few of the finalists in the 2015 Independent Handbag Designer Awards

Choosing from thousands of submissions from around the globe, the 2015 Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) has announced … [Read more...]

You Look FABB(ulous)! Check Out Party Pics for This Hot Industry Event!

Marc Mastronardi, Macys

New York--It was an evening of glitz, glamour, awards, schmoozing, dancing and of course philanthropy at this year's 26th Annual … [Read more...]

Spring/Summer 2016 Trend Webinar: Watch it NOW!

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Due to overwhelming response, Accessories Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2016 Trend Forecasting webinar is now available for anyone who … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: The Robin Report on TJX Companies

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Robin Lewis, author of "The New Rules of Retail," has over 40 years of strategic operating and consulting experience in the retail … [Read more...]

H&M Announces Balmain Collaboration for Fall

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Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M will launch Balmain x H&M this Fall, the latest in its series of designer … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Fortune & Frame

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What's your fortune? Little bits of wisdom don't always have to come in fortune cookies (although at jewelry company Fortune & … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

Nancy Pastor, Macy's

Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also … [Read more...]

Marc Jacobs, LVMH to be Honored at Parsons Benefit

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The New School’s Parsons School of Design announced this week that it will honor Parsons alumnus and renowned fashion designer … [Read more...]

Lululemon’s EVP of Global Retail Resigns

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Delaney Schweitzer, EVP of global retail for Lululemon Athletica Inc., has resigned, effective May 29. She has been with the yoga … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Stock Falls After Missing Estimate

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Kohl's sales were up for the first quarter, but stocks took a tumble upon the news of a missed estimate. Shares of Kohl's … [Read more...]