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The latest updates from the accessories world

Coach Confirms Listing on Hong Kong Stock Market

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New York—Ending weeks of speculation in the financial markets, Coach Inc., confirmed today that it intends to pursue a dual … [Read more...]

FIT to Salute Belk at Benefit Gala

Belk

New York--Belk, a third-generation family-owned retailer and the nation’s largest privately owned department store group, is soon … [Read more...]

Shipping Report: U.S. Apparel, Footwear Imports Shifting Away from China

Shipping Report

Newark, NY--China's share of U.S. imports is declining in labor-intensive merchandise such as footwear and apparel, and sourcing … [Read more...]

First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

New York—While most of the latest watch styles can only be  seen at tradeshows in either Basel or Geneva, Switzerland, organizers … [Read more...]

The Kentucky Derby: A Race for Fashion Fame Too

Betsey Johnson in her Barbie hat, a creation for the Oaks race which raises funds for breast cancer

  Louisville, KY—The Kentucky Derby and its festivities, culminating in the Saturday afternoon race is getting more … [Read more...]

Footwear Q1: Steve Madden Profits Up, Timberland Tumbles

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 Steve Madden Books 16% Q1 Profit Hike Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden has got off to a strong start to the year after a surge … [Read more...]

Optimism Reigns at AccessoriesTheShow

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New York—Despite a rainy opening day, retailers’ buying plans weren’t dampened at the opening of AccessoriesTheShow Fall/Winter … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q1 Posts Net Loss on High Costs

Kenneth Cole

New York—Citing one-time costs related to store closings and downsizing, Kenneth Cole Productions reported Wednesday that it had a … [Read more...]

The NPD Group Offers Insights into Handbag Market

NPD Group

New York—“Basics maintain volume but innovation drives growth.” Such was the main message underscoring a lively presentation of … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Increase Better than Expected

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New York—While gas and food prices may be on the rise, a late Easter boosted retail sales results for April. Of the 25 … [Read more...]

CORIEE.COM: Website Dedicated to Scarves

Coriee

Irvine, CA—To knot or not? That’s the question that Coriee.com hopes to help shoppers decide with helpful tips on how to wear … [Read more...]

Belt Innovation Works for Shifting Silhouettes

The Belt Loopy

Austin, TX--Sometimes the style is to wear a belt on your hips (like a few seasons ago); sometimes the style is to wear it up at … [Read more...]