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Bollman Hat to Bring Kangol 504 Hat Production from China to US

First introduced in 1954,  504 is the iconic, original Kangol Cap. which gets its name from the the block number that it is made on.

Adamstown, PA—A founding member of American Made Matters—a community of US makers with a focus on bringing attention to the … [Read more...]

Saks Unveils Plans for Its First Two Stores in Toronto

Exterior rendering of Saks Fifth Avenue's Eaton Centre store, opening Feb. 2016

New York and Toronto—Saks Fifth Avenue revealed Wednesday new details about its previously announced opening of two full-line Saks … [Read more...]

Buckle Q3 Profit, Income Fall as Foot Traffic Drops

Ready for cold weather at Buckle

Kearney, NE—Buckle Inc. said today that its third quarter sales fell 4.1% and profit failed to meet expectations as foot traffic … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Beats on Comp Sales, But Online Sales Miss


Minneapolis—Target today delivered third quarter earnings that met expectations while its comp store increase beat expectations. … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay Co. Sells $533M of Equity in HBS Global Properties

Hudson's Bay

Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company said today it has sold some $533 million of its equity in HBS Global Properties, HBC’s real estate … [Read more...]

Fashion Jeweler Etailer Charm & Chain Adds First In-House Collection: Diamond Jewelry


New York—Charm & Chain, the etailer specializing in women’s designer fashion jewelry, launched today its first in-house … [Read more...]

Early Promos, Great Deals Put Traditional Gift Card Buyers in Gift Wrapping Mode

Gift Cards

Washington—While gift cards remain the most requested holiday gift, they seem to have fallen off consumers’ shopping lists this … [Read more...] to Acquire Richer Poorer Lifestyle Brand


Vancouver— recently announced the acquisition of lifestyle accessories brand, Richer Poorer, for an undisclosed … [Read more...]

Walmart Surprises with Profit Beat, Comp Store Increase

Walmart store

Bentonville, AR—Walmart surprised many today with an earnings report that beat analysts’ forecasts as comp store sales rose for … [Read more...]

TJX Scores Q3 Profit, Sales Rise, Beats Estimates


Framingham, MA—TJX Co. scored another strong earnings report, one of the better ones from a retailer during earnings week: the … [Read more...]

Trend Webinar: Fall/Winter 2016/17 Now on Demand

Webinar Fall 16 and 17 collage

Due to popular demand, Accessories Magazine's Fall/Winter 2016/17 trends are now available for download.Price only $85.Are … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Appoints COO, Who Will Be Competing for Future CEO Role

Sona Chawla

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s announced today that Sona Chawla, a former Walgreens executive, has been named its new chief operating … [Read more...]