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The latest updates from the accessories world

Putting a Fashion Foot, or Hand, Forward for Earth Day

2011 Earth Day Sprout Watch, eco-friendly styles constructed from sustainable materials including corn resin, bamboo, mineral crystal, organic cotton, conflict free diamonds and mother of pearl, from Armitron.

Bloomingdale’s SOHO Ecolux Designer Pop-up Shop New York--Spring Ecolux Designer Pop-Up Shop, showcasing 10 contemporary fashion … [Read more...]

Late Easter a Boom to April Sales?

Easter

New York--As Sunday approaches, there’s may be more than the Easter bunny jumping for joy. Retailers are likely see a surge in … [Read more...]

Pandora Raises Full Year Sales Expectations

Pandora ad

Copenhagen—Pandora A/S, the Danish jewelry company known for its build-a-charm bracelet concept, raised this week its 2011 sales … [Read more...]

Study Finds Half of Americans Shopping with Mobile Devices

Mobile shopping

Chicago--Whether it's comparing prices of TVs, ordering a morning latte or reading restaurant reviews, mobile shopping has become … [Read more...]

Deepa Gurnani Expands into Jewelry

Deepa Gurnani jewelry

New York--Born in India, Deepa Gurnani studied fashion at the prestigious Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Group Announces New Refinance Plan

The Neiman Marcus Group

Dallas--Neiman Marcus Group Inc. has proposed refinancing some of its debt to lower interest costs. If lenders agree to the … [Read more...]

Claire’s Q4 Profit Rises as Sales Increase

Claire's

Chicago--Claire's Stores, Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter net profit rose to $21.3 million from $19.5 million in … [Read more...]

L’eggs Returns with New TV Ad Campaign, Updated Image

L’EGGS

Winston-Salem, NC—L’eggs, one of the iconic brands in American hosiery, has launched a new TV commercial, national ad campaign, … [Read more...]

‘Water for Elephants’ Inspires Charitable Necklace, Scarf

Jewelry for elephants: Vanessa Amalia Elephant Charity Charm Collection

New York--Get ready for April 22—that’s when the circus comes to town. The movie “Water for Elephants,” starring Reese … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q1 Profit Beating Estimates

Wolverine

Rockford, MI--Wolverine World Wide Inc., the maker of Merrell and Hush Puppies, reported Tuesday a rise in profits and revenues … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Centralizes Global Operations Ahead of Overseas Push

A Gap store opened in Shanghai last year. Another 10 stores are planned for China.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. is consolidating its international operations into one unit based in London as part of a major push to … [Read more...]

Jockey Partners with Kayser-Roth on Legwear License

Jockey

Kenosha, WI--Jockey International, Inc. announced Monday that Kayser-Roth will be Jockey brand’s exclusive licensee for men’s and … [Read more...]