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The latest updates from the accessories world

Kardashian Time: Kim Unveils Watch Line

Kim Kardashian shows off a watch from her namesake collection with Brissmor Co.

Los Angeles, CA—Kim Kardashian unveiled her latest addition to her growing brand empire Tuesday night—a collection of fashion … [Read more...]

Battle Over Boots: Deckers Sues EMU Over UGG Brand

EMU vs UGG

Goleta, CA--Alleging that Emu Australia mislead consumers into believing they are buying an UGG merchandise, Deckers Outdoor has … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Renews Vera Wang License Early

Kohl's Simply Vera Vera Wang collection

Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl’s today announced today the early renewal of its long-term license agreement to be the exclusive … [Read more...]

Talbots Q3 Profits Rises Forecasts Weak Q4

Talbot's

Hingham, MA—Shares of Talbots dropped more than 20% today after the specialty retailer reported its third quarter earnings and … [Read more...]

Hanes Launches Holiday Sock Drive on Facebook

The "Sock-o-Meter" keeps track of the number of pairs Hanes will donate when consumers "like" the brand on Facebook

Winston-Salem, N.C.—Hanes wants to friend you on Facebook. It’s all part of Hanes’ virtual holiday sock drive that benefits. … [Read more...]

Jessica Simpson Launches Watches with Pascal Mouawad

Jessica Simpson for Mouawad

New York--Jewelry designer to the stars, Pascal Mouawad, has signed a licensing agreement with the Camuto Group, the master … [Read more...]

J. Crew Buyout ‘Threatened’ by Q3 Results

J.Crew CEO Millard “Mickey” Drexler

New York—The $3 billion private equity buyout of J. Crew almost didn’t happen when the buyers threatened to abandon the deal … [Read more...]

Hermes Family Defense to Form Holding Company

Hermes store

Paris— Hermès family majority shareholders said Sunday they plan to seek approval to form a holding company to thwart further … [Read more...]

Fortunoff Reopens on the Web

Fortunoff reappeared online ahead of a planning store opening on Long Island in six months

New York—Although their namesake jewelry store won’t open its brick-and-mortar store until next year, Fortunoff  returned to … [Read more...]

Dollar General Lifts Outlook on Q3 Sales Hike

Dollar General

Goodlettsville, TN--Dollar General Corporation has raised its full-year earnings outlook after posting a 68.4% hike in third … [Read more...]

More Q3 Reports: Charming Shoppes, Express, rue21, Zumiez

Rue21

Rue21 and Zumiez reported higher third quarter sales and income. Charming Shoppes posted flat sales for the quarter with its … [Read more...]

Tacori Launches Virtual Try Ons

Tacori Launches Virtual Try Ons

New York—Tacori jewelry just went virtual. To debut its virtual “Try It On” technology, Tacori has set up a three-day … [Read more...]