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The latest updates from the accessories world

Mobile Shopping Searches to Climb for Holiday Selling

Mobile Shopping

Mountain View, CA—If your business doesn’t have a mobile presence, it’s time to get one fast.According to new calculations … [Read more...]

Claire’s Q2 Loss Widens Hit by Decline in EU Sales

Chicago--Claire’s Stores reported last week that its second quarter loss widened as comparable store sales declined, especially in … [Read more...]

Fashion’s Night Out: Daily Pick

George Kotsiopoulos, co-host of “Fashion Police”

Get Styled by Swarovski and ‘Fashion Police’ Pro George KotsiopoulosNew York--Swing by Rockefeller Center from 7 to 9 pm … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff LLC Launches Non-Leather R&Em Line

R&Em bags

New York—Having made a name in contemporary leather handbags, Rebecca Minkoff LLC has been diversifying at a rapid clip. From … [Read more...]

From Cadillacs to Clutches: Automotive Designer Launches Handbags

Von Holzhausen Alligator Fury Clutch

Los Angeles—While she started out designing luxury Mercedes, Audies, Cadillacs and the like, Vicki Von Holzhausen has found her … [Read more...]

A Challenge for Fall? Nordstrom’s Free Shipping for Online Orders

Nordstrom Free Shipping

Seattle—Well into the back to school season and mindful of approaching holiday season, retailers are already vying for consumers’ … [Read more...]

Movado Swings into Better Than Expected Q2 Profit

Movado BOLD watch

Paramus, NJ—As demand increased for its watch brands, Movado Group Inc. swung to a bigger-than-expected second quarter … [Read more...]

J.Crew Swings into Q2 Loss on Acquisition Costs

J.Crew Fall 11

New York--J. Crew Group Inc. posted a second quarter loss as higher interest expenses from its move to go private cut into its … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Sell Mexx in Joint Venture Deal


New York--Liz Claiborne agreed today to sell its Mexx business to a joint venture for an 18.75% stake in the common equity of the … [Read more...]

Despite Irene, August Retail Comp Sales Rise

Bloomingdale's Manhattan flagship boarded up ahead of Hurricane Irene's landfall last week.

New York—While Hurricane Irene may have dampened retail sales especially on the East Coast, the storm didn’t hinder sales at … [Read more...]

Fashion’s Night Out: Daily Pick

Net-a-Porter's The Window Shop

Window Shop and Win with Net-A-Porter's "The Window Shop" AppNew York--How does an on-line retailer participate in a … [Read more...]

Zumiez Swings into Q2 Profit as Sales Lift


Everett, WA—Reversing a year-ago loss, Zumiez reported Wednesday that its second quarter profit as sales increased.For the … [Read more...]