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The latest updates from the accessories world

Shoppers Practice ‘Safe Spending’ says WSL’s Pulse Report

Shoppers Practice Safe Spending

Americans have always been known for their optimism, but this is no longer a given.According to a new Pulse Report by … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Likely to Hit Full Year Profit Goal

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Bienne—Swatch Group, the world's largest watchmaker, is likely to reach its sales target this year despite the negative impact of … [Read more...]

Coach Reshuffles Asian Management

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New York--Coach has made a number of senior management changes in Asia as the brand seeks to drive expansion in the region. The … [Read more...]

H&M Boosts Sales 16% in September

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Stockholm--H&M reported today that its September rose 16% on 2009, thanks in part to the performance of new stores.The store, … [Read more...]

Walmart, Target Pull Kids Jewelry, Toys Due to Lead Levels

High levels of cadmium were found in some children's jewelry made in China

Oakland, CA—Target and Walmart removed children's products including foam bead jewelry from their stores after independent tests … [Read more...]

Christie’s to Auction Most Expensive Barbie for Breast Cancer Research

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New York—For a middle-aged gal with an on-and-off again relationship with her boyfriend, Barbie is doing quite well, thank … [Read more...]

Saks Honors Allegri Student Competition Winners

Saks honors Allegri Student Competition Winners

New York--Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled its collection of exclusive handbags created by students of the High School of Fashion … [Read more...]

LVMH Posts 23% Increase in Q3, Confident on Q4

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Paris—LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton  reported today a 23% jump in third-quarter sales, confirming a strong rebound for luxury … [Read more...]

Walmart to Cut Spending, Focus on Smaller Stores

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart lowered the high end of its capital spending forecast for fiscal 2011 by $1 billion and says it will … [Read more...]

Gap’s Rebranding a Distrastrous Move?

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San Francisco--Just as BP's handling of the worst oil spill in U.S. history earlier this year is already a public-relations case … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Sight for World Sight Day

World Sight Day

Individjual Custom Eyewear is helping the world see a little more clearly.Tomorrow is World Sight Day, and for every custom … [Read more...]

ShaToBu Unveils New Shaping Tights

ShaToBu shaping tights

New York—Consumers are buying that shoes that supposedly “shape” you while you walk, then why not wear tights that purport to tone … [Read more...]