Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Once Again, Brighton Collects Shoes in Fight to End Poverty

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City of Industry, CA—In its fifth campaign to aid in the fight against global poverty, Brighton Collectibles has launched a shoe … [Read more...]

Best Global Brands 2014 Edition Is Here

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New York—It’s the hit list for retailers: the Best Global Brands listing put together every year by Interbrand, a leading brand … [Read more...]

Coldwater Creek Also Headed for Liquidation?

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Sandpoint, ID—A week after reports that it would presently be filing for bankruptcy, Coldwater Creek reportedly has plans to … [Read more...]

Top Retailers Sign On to New Sourcing to Save Forests

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Vancouver—Two of the world's largest fashion companies, H&M and Inditex, have set out new sourcing commitments to ensure the … [Read more...]

Jones Group Shareholders Approve Merger with Sycamore

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New York—Jones Group Inc. reported Monday that its shareholders have approved a $2.2 billion merger with affiliates of Sycamore … [Read more...]

Annual “Accessories for Success” Fundraiser to Honor Hollywood’s Elite

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Los Angeles—Combine a fashion show, luxury accessories sale and honorees from Hollywood’s elite and you have the annual … [Read more...]

Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting: Spring/Summer 2015 Report Available

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New York--Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! … [Read more...]

Ex Urban Outfitters CEO, Berkshire Partner on $350 Million Retail Investment Deal

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New York and Boston—Glen T. Senk, past chief executive officer at Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, has partnered with Berkshire … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Starts a New Chapter Without Sears

Lands' End Kicks Off Spring as an Independent Company

Dodgeville, WI—It’s official: Lands’ End is back on the board at NASDAQ trading under the “LE” now a separate entity from Sears … [Read more...]

Fur Federation: Global Fur Business is Growing

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West Hollywood, CA—Despite less expensive alternatives readily available, fur business continues to grow. At least that’s the … [Read more...]

April Retail Imports Expected to Spike Up 6.1%

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Washington—With spring flowers come burgeoning shipments of imports destined for the national major retail container ports. In … [Read more...]

Xcel Brands Buys Judith Ripka for $22.5 Million

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New York—Xcel Brands, Inc., the brand management company behind Isaac Mizrahi and Liz Claiborne New York brands, revealed today … [Read more...]