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The latest updates from the accessories world

Will Leather Goods Opens First “FOUND” Shop

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Portland, OR—Will Leather Goods recently opened another shop in its hometown here, but this time the focus isn’t only the brands’ … [Read more...]

Jimmy Choo Opens on London Exchange to Modest Reception

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London—Jimmy Choo took a step in a new direction today. The luxury shoemaker launched its IPO in London at 140 pence a share, the … [Read more...]

Met’s Costume Institute Analyzes Mourning Attire

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New York—You might be wearing your chicest black fall ensemble while reading this article, but if you lived around 1815 to 1915, … [Read more...]

American Made Matters Day Nov. 19: A Call to Action

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Adamstown, PA—American Made Matters, an organization dedicated to educating consumers on the importance of buying American-made … [Read more...]

Hanes Hosiery Launches New “Sheerleader” Marketing Campaign

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Winston-Salem, NC—Hanes has always been one of the iconic brands in hosiery, and in the brand’s latest marketing campaign the … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Oct. 25, National Shoe Lover Day

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Columbus—Halloween may be three weeks away, but there’s another key date in October to celebrate: Sunday, Oct. 25, known as … [Read more...]

With Holiday Looming, Walmart Cuts its Full Year Sales Outlook

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart cut its full year revenue outlook on Wednesday as it announced a plan to beef up expansion plans for its … [Read more...]

Survey: Gift Givers Plan to Splurge on Friends, Family for Holiday

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Washington—American consumers are likely to throw their cautiousness to the wind this holiday season, upping the amount they plan … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Begins Rights Offering

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Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings said in a filing on Wednesday that it plans to raise $380 million by selling off the majority … [Read more...]

Gilt by Association: Gilt Inc. Sues Gilt Groupe

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Portland, OR--Flash sale site Gilt Groupe is being sued by a Portland, Ore. jewelry store called Gilt for trademark infringement. … [Read more...]

Vegan Cuts Debuts New Vegan Fashion Guide

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Ottawa, ON—There’s fashion for juniors, for seniors, for models, for plus sizes. Now there’s a vegan fashion guide.Produced by … [Read more...]

Report: September Sales Sluggish as Consumers Remain Cautious

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Washington—Concerns about the economy here and trouble abroad may have contributed to a decline in September retail sales, … [Read more...]