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The latest updates from the accessories world

Thanksgiving: The Next Black Friday?

Thanksgiving: The Next Black Friday?

In an effort to garner as much business as possible in a difficult economic climate, more top U.S. retailers will be opening their … [Read more...]

Black Swan Puts Dark Spin on Ballet Chic

Black Swan

Ballet has been in fashion lately, what with all the blush tones, sheer fabrics, chiffon rosettes and of course, ballet flats. … [Read more...]

Amazon Rolls Out of Shape Picker Search

Amazon

Seattle--Amazon.com has announced a new search capability for its men's and women's shoe stores to search and browse for shoes … [Read more...]

Signature Eyewear Opens Accessories Divison

Rough Justice footwear is the first addition to Signature Eyewear's new footwear and accessories division

Los Angeles--Signature Eyewear, Inc. announced Monday that it has established a new division, Signature Fashion Group, to focus on … [Read more...]

Carolee’s New Line Pays Homage to Style Icons

Carolee's replica of the Duchess of Windsor's famous flamingo pin

New York--What’s more iconic than Jackie Kennedy’s triple-row pearl necklace? Or the Duchess of Windsor’s Flamingo Pin? Carolee … [Read more...]

2 Equity Firms to Buy J. Crew for 3 Billion

J. Crew

New York--Shares of J. Crew jumped 16% this morning upon news that the specialty retailer agreed to be bought by two … [Read more...]

Quarterly Results: More Ups and Downs

Holiday ad from Cato, one of the stores boasting an increase in its Q3 profits.

Good news from Ann Taylor, Stein Mart, Ross Stores, Cato and Dress Barn—all retailers that reported profit increases last week. … [Read more...]

Mobile Retailer of the Year: Target

Target Logo

New York—Which retailer has done the best job in integrating mobile commerce into its retail mix? Well the publishers of Mobile … [Read more...]

Allison Launches Try Star Sunglasses

Try Star sunglasses by Allison

Padua, Italy--Allison S.p.A. has gone show biz! The Italian eyewear manufacturer has teamed up with liberi Pensatori, a leading … [Read more...]

Revised Holiday Sales Forecast US Sales to Rise 3.2%

Holiday Sales

Chicago–Better than expected response to early sales promotions mixed with relatively mild weather throughout the country is … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Goodman Announces Window Contest Winner

CJF Designs' winning virtual window display

New York—Now that’s what we call holiday spirit! More than 2,800 people entered Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday Polyvore challenge, … [Read more...]

Echo Adds Swimwear to its Beach Division

Echo's Swimwear

New York—Echo Design has already hit the beach; now it’s jumping in the water! Known for its beautiful and coordinating prints … [Read more...]