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2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Punch Fashions

Punch Fashions 2014 Top 100

It isn’t just the giant Zen Buddhist statues in the showroom that makes retailers relax upon visiting Punch Fashions. Punch … [Read more...]

BJI Fashion Group, ENK Co-Locate Trade Shows to Better Serve Industry Needs

Javits Center

New York--Britton Jones, President/CEO of Business Journals Inc. (BJI) and Tom Nastos, CEO of ENK (an Advanstar property) have … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: November Sales Rise Most in 8 Months

Retail Sales

Washington—The most hires in a decade, lowering gas prices and plenty of promotions at retail helped total November retail sales … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q3 Profit Dives 54%, Outlook Downgraded

vera

Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. today reported that its third quarter profit dove 54% due to higher costs and weaker sales. Its … [Read more...]

Poll: More Holiday Purchases Going Online, But In-Store Has Appeal Too

Countdown to Christmas...

Port Washington, NY–Online shopping once again is hitting a spike in recent days as some consumer want to avoid lines, parking and … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: PS Brands/Planet Sox

PS Brands Planet Sox 2014  Top 100

Planet Sox has continued to evolve as a force in the sock and legwear industry. The company is constantly at the forefront of … [Read more...]

November Sales Up Despite Thanksgiving Weekend Decline

Holiday Shopping

Chicago—Early promotions in November proved beneficial as preliminary sales numbers show an encouraging gain for the holiday … [Read more...]

State of Mobile Commerce Report Reveals The Purchasing Power Unleashed by Mobile

Mobile Commerce

New York—Mobile now accounts for more than 30% of e-commerce transactions globally and more than 27% of e-commerce transactions in … [Read more...]

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Runway Show: Accessories Extravaganza

victorias secret fashion show

London--While cleavage and toned abs stole the show as always, accessories at the Victoria's Secret runway fashion show more than … [Read more...]

AAFA Publishes 15th Edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List

Restricted Substances List

Arlington, VA - The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today published the fifteenth edition of the AAFA … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: The NES Group

Everlast_ NES Group 2014 Top 100

The NES Group is a “must have” on your Market calendar. Since 2000, this young product palace is home to multiple jewelry and … [Read more...]

Belk Q3 Profit Falls on Increased Expenses

From Belk's Wish Book

Charlotte, NC—Belk Inc. reported today that it swung into a third quarter loss due toexpenses from its new strategic … [Read more...]