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The latest updates from the accessories world

Accessorize Retail Chain Aggressively Targets U.S.

Accessorize Storefront

London--Despite 750 retail stores across 61 international markets, Accessorize--the UK-based chain of fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Betsey Johnson Launches Fashion Tattoos

Betsey Johnson Launches Fashion Tattoos

New York--Want to wear your (jeweled) heart on your sleeve? Go right ahead with Betsey Johnson's line of temporary tattoos, that … [Read more...]

Amazon, Walmart, eBay Top Favorite Online Retailer List

Amazon

Washington–Brand loyalty proves to be quite strong in the latest Stores Media Favorite 50 Online Retailers survey, conducted by … [Read more...]

Dept Stores Gain Share in Teen Footwear

Teen Footwear

Port Washington, NY—As department store ramp up teen-oriented brands for back to school this year, The NPD Group, Inc., a leading … [Read more...]

De Rigo Vision and MARR Int’l Sign Venture for N. American Market

Ad for Furla by De Rigo sunwear

Longarone, Italy--Italian eyewear company De Rigo Vision S.p.A, will expand into the U.S. and Canadian market through a joint … [Read more...]

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice—While famous paintings of nude women hang in Venice’s Academia museum, Venice's mayor isn’t pleased with a planned Bulgari … [Read more...]

Macy’s, Claire’s Sing Out to “Gleeks” This Fall

Sue Sylvester played by Jane Lynch

Century City, CA—Macy’s and Claire’s Stores are hoping to tune into the demand for all things “Gleek” this fall as the retailers … [Read more...]

82% of Outlet Mall Shoppers Look for Fashion Accessories

Outlet Mall

Outlet Malls get no respect. They only reach 13% of shoppers, and most people (72%) have to go out of their way to visit one. In … [Read more...]

DSW Q2 Profit Triples, Beats Forecasts

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Columbus—Footwear and accessories retailer DSW Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter profit more than tripled as sales jumped and margins … [Read more...]

Hermes Half Year Profit Rises 55%

Gains in sales of scarves and other accessories helped boost second quarter sales

Paris--Hermès International SCA, the French maker of luxury handbags, silk scarves and other accessories, said today its … [Read more...]

Zara Turns Focus on E-Commerce

Zara online

Madrid--Spanish fast-fashion brand Zara opens Thursday its first e-commerce store for Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Launches Footwear

Rebecca Minkoff Footwear

Handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff has added footwear to her growing repertoire of categories.The 25-piece collection will have … [Read more...]