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The latest updates from the accessories world

Steve Madden Buys Cejon for $30 Million

Steve Madden logo

Long Island City, NY--Acquisition seems to be Steve Madden’s middle name these days. Footwear and accessories giant Steve … [Read more...]

Burberry Full-Year Pre-Tax Profit Soars


London—Thanks to strong increases in its retail and wholesale sales, Burberry Group reported today a 39% surge in its fiscal 2011 … [Read more...]

Dearfoams is Footwear Sponsor of World Poker Series

World Series of Poker

Pickerington, OH--Even poker players need to be comfy! Dearfoams has announced its role as the Official Footwear Sponsor of the … [Read more...]

Ash Opens First U.S. Store in New York City

Ash store interior in NY

New York—Ash, the contemporary footwear and accessories brand, opened its first U.S. store at 44 Mercer Street in SoHo this … [Read more...]

FIT Grads Welcome Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh at Commencement

Tony Hsieh of Zappos

New York--The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Jay and Patty Baker School of … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Costco, Express, Collective Brands,

Costco storefront and logo

Costco Q3 Profit Rises 5.9% on U.S., Overseas Demand Issaquah, WA—Costco, the country’s largest warehouse-club chain, posted … [Read more...]

Polo Ralph Lauren Q4 Profit Falls on Increased Costs


New York—Shares of Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. fell sharply this morning after the company reported a 36% decline in its fourth … [Read more...]

New Charlotte Lu Line Features Modular Earrings

Charlotte Lu modular earrings

Los Angeles--With consumers watching every penny, jewelry lines better provide some value. A brand new line called Charlotte Lu … [Read more...]

DSW Q1 Profit Jumps on Double-Digit Sales Growth

DSW storefront

Columbus--DSW Inc. reported today that its first quarter profit jumped 27% as strong sales helped push earnings higher. For the … [Read more...]

Princess’ Controversial Hat Sells for $130,000

Princess Beatrice in her now infamous hat at the royal wedding

London—You might call it the hat that launched a million insults. Besides topping “worst dressed lists” around the globe, the … [Read more...]

Labelux Acquires Footwear Brand Jimmy Choo

From Jimmy Choo's Pre-Fall collection

London---Labelux, the Vienna-based luxurygoods company that owns Bally, won the bid to acquire high-end footwear and leathergoods … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q1 Profit Jumps on Improved Sales

Ann Taylor

New York--Ann Inc., which owns Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor Loft, reported Friday that its first quarter earnings rose 21% and beat … [Read more...]