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Things Emerging Handbag Designers Think They Know–But Don’t (Part 1)

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This is the first installment of From the Trenches--Expert Opinion from Those Who Know Best. Here, Emily Blumenthal, founder of … [Read more...]

Study: “Real-Time Retail” a Top Priority for Retailers

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Retailers are increasingly creating "real-time retail" experiences, serving consumer demand and expectation for a seamless … [Read more...]

Download Now: Spring/Summer 2016 Jewelry, Handbag Trend Reports


Click here to download the Jewelry Spring/Summer 2016 ReportEven though we're well into summer, Accessories Magazine’s Trend … [Read more...]

In-Content Platforms Offer ‘Retail Without Borders’


While most pureplay e-tailers and retailer sites sell their own merchandise, there are now ways for sites to become a portal of … [Read more...]

Couture Fall 2015: Accessory Spotlight

Fendi Couture Fall 2015

Karl Lagerfeld loves his fur and his Couture Fall 2015 collection for Fendi was no different. What was new and fresh, however, are … [Read more...]

Study: Affluents Demand Specialty


Affluents want a specialized shopping experience and this can't be found at all retailers. A new report from Unity Marketing’s … [Read more...]

IoT: A $1.2 Trillion Retail Impact by 2025


With a projected $410 billion to $1.2 trillion impact on retail by the year 2025, IoT (aka Internet of Things) is going to change … [Read more...]

Couture Fall 2015: Accessory Spotlight

Couture Fall 2015

Talk about statement earrings! Designer Giambattista Valli adorned his Fall 2015 Couture models with giant, fabric earrings, some … [Read more...]

The Buckle, Inc. Reports June 2015 Net Sales


The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE) announced that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 5-week period … [Read more...]

Gap, Virgin Hotels Bring Room Service to the Next Level


New York—Gap Inc. has been in the throes of turning around its Gap brand with new merchandise directions. That revamp also … [Read more...]

The List: The 10 Biggest U.S. Apparel Companies


New York—One thing that’s been a pervasive topic among fashion retailers is the growing market share of European fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Costume Institute’s to Focus on Fashion Icon Jacqueline de Ribes


New York--The Costume Institute’s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally … [Read more...]