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The latest updates from the accessories world

Charisma Tag: Charm for Silicone Wristbands

Charisma Tag

Erlanger, KY—From Livestrong to relief efforts for the Japan earthquake, colorful silicone bracelets have become not only a … [Read more...]

Foster Grant Launches Mobile App

Foster Grant Pocket Mirror App

Smithfield, RI--Foster Grant is going mobile with parent company and leading eyewear designer and marketer FGX International with … [Read more...]

Mother/Daughter Duo Launch Lovestrength

Indio Belt

Los Angeles--Mother-daughter duo Deborah Cappellazo and Wendy Wiltsey recently debuted their own accessories brand, lovestrength, … [Read more...]

Submit Your Eyewear Designs to Polaroid’s Design Competition

Polaroid Design Competition

Zurich--We’ve got our eye on a design competition that you might want to give a try.Submit your sketches or prototypes to … [Read more...]

Burberry Reports Strong Q1 Sales, Denies Hong Kong Listing

Burberry Fall 2011 ad campaign

London--Burberry denied reports today that the it would be seeking a listing Hong Kong stock exchange as the British luxurygoods … [Read more...]

EU Court: Ebay, Other Online Sellers Must Protect Trademarks


Luxembourg—The European Union’s highest court ruled Tuesday that online marketplaces, such as eBay and others, are responsible for … [Read more...]

Nicole Miller Launches Fair Trade Jewelry Collaboration

Nicole Miller for Indego Bracelets

Kigali, Rwanda--Nicole Miller has always had a love of vibrant prints, and now she’s putting her visual eye to good use in a … [Read more...]

NPD: ‘Value-Centric’ Shoppers Shift Shares in All Retail Channels

NPD Value-Centric

Port Washington, N.Y–The new “value-centric” consumer is spending, and factory outlets, warehouse clubs and online retailers are … [Read more...]

Olsens Bow First Handbag Line at Barneys

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

New York—Those irrepressible twin sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, are at it again. Both have their hands on several … [Read more...]

Jones Inks Nine West Sneaker Deal with Philip Simon

Philip Simon fashion sneaker

New York--The Jones Group signed a licensing deal with shoe supplier Philip Simon Brands Group for a sneaker collection under the … [Read more...]

Oracle Awards Chico’s in Retail Excellence Awards


Redwood Shores, CA—Chico’s FAS was one of five retailers to be honored with Oracle’s 2011 Retail Excellence Awards which were … [Read more...]

Quarterly Reports: Syms, American Apparel


Syms Posts Q1 Profit But Sales SlideSecaucus, NJ—Although Syms reported Friday a first quarter profit--a turnaround from last … [Read more...]