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The latest updates from the accessories world

Walmart Q4 Profit Up 27% But U.S. Division ‘Disappoints’


Bentonville, AR—While Walmart posted today a 27% increase in profit for the fourth quarter largely due to its international sales … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q4 Profit Jumps 50%


New York--Macy's Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit grew 50%, topping the company's own estimates, helped by improved sales and lower … [Read more...]

Grandoe Donates Footwear to Soles4Souls Charity


Gloversville, NY—Grandoe is letting others walk in its shoes. More than 1,000 others, in fact.Grandoe, which manufactures … [Read more...]

Target to Launch Calypso St. Barths Collaboration

An item from the Calypso St. Barths line. Expect the Target collaboration to have the same easy-breezy vibe.

Minneapolis--Can’t afford that St. Barths Caribbean beach vacation? No worries. Target has announced a collaboration with the line … [Read more...]

Erica Lyons Completes 268 In-Store Shops at Bon Ton

Erica Lyons shop-in-shops at Bon Ton

Providence, RI--Leading designer fashion jewelry brand Erica Lyons Jewelry recently completed installation of 268 newly designed … [Read more...]

Cooper Hewitt Hosts Van Cleef & Arpels Exhibit

A 1937 “Peony” brooch with mystery-set rubies

New York—Van Cleef & Arpels is synonymous with elegant jewels, and an upcoming exhibition features the glamour and … [Read more...]

ATS Pavilion Opens Sunday at Javits

ATS Pavilion

New York—AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) Pavilion, a tightly-edited group of 250+ accessories resources, opens Sunday for a three day … [Read more...]

Nordstrom to Buy Flash Sale Site Haute Look

Haute Look logo

Seattle—Hey, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Or buy ’em.As online flash-sales continue to eat away at traditional e-tailing … [Read more...]

Commermorative Watch Aids Women Veterans

Featured: Model and spokesperson Emily Didonato at the "Fatigues To Fabulous" press conference at The Tent at Lincoln Center on February 15, 2011 in New York City

New York—And you thought war was hard? Transitioning back to civilian life has proved to be a difficult experience, particularly … [Read more...]

PPR Shuffles CEOs as Full Year Income Rises 24%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA, the luxurygoods group that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bottega Veneta brands among others, moved … [Read more...]

Miriam Haskell for Marchesa Jewelry Bows at Fashion Week

Miriam Haskell for Marchesa

New York--American couture costume jeweler Miriam Haskell collaborated with eveningwear brand Marchesa to create an exclusive … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Q4 Profit Nearly Doubles

Abercrombie & Fitch

New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch Co., which struggled and lost share during the height of the recession, reported today … [Read more...]