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The latest updates from the accessories world

Walmart, Target Pull Kids Jewelry, Toys Due to Lead Levels

High levels of cadmium were found in some children's jewelry made in China

Oakland, CA—Target and Walmart removed children's products including foam bead jewelry from their stores after independent tests … [Read more...]

LVMH Posts 23% Increase in Q3, Confident on Q4

LVMH

Paris—LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton  reported today a 23% jump in third-quarter sales, confirming a strong rebound for luxury … [Read more...]

Christie’s to Auction Most Expensive Barbie for Breast Cancer Research

Barbie

New York—For a middle-aged gal with an on-and-off again relationship with her boyfriend, Barbie is doing quite well, thank … [Read more...]

Saks Honors Allegri Student Competition Winners

Saks honors Allegri Student Competition Winners

New York--Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled its collection of exclusive handbags created by students of the High School of Fashion … [Read more...]

Walmart to Cut Spending, Focus on Smaller Stores

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Bentonville, AR--Walmart lowered the high end of its capital spending forecast for fiscal 2011 by $1 billion and says it will … [Read more...]

Gap’s Rebranding a Distrastrous Move?

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San Francisco--Just as BP's handling of the worst oil spill in U.S. history earlier this year is already a public-relations case … [Read more...]

Sakroots Artist Circle Launches Create-Your-Own Project

Sakroots

San Francisco--Sakroots wants consumers to channel their inner artist, with a little help, of course.The Sakroots Artist … [Read more...]

Coach Tops 2010 Luxury Digital IQ Index

Coach

New York — Coach, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton and Burberry are among the luxury goods brands to make the top 10  in the second … [Read more...]

Burberry Pushes into China as Half Year Sales Rise

Burberry

London—Burberry executives said today that the company will continue its push into China after the British luxury house posted a … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Sight for World Sight Day

World Sight Day

Individjual Custom Eyewear is helping the world see a little more clearly.Tomorrow is World Sight Day, and for every custom … [Read more...]

ShaToBu Unveils New Shaping Tights

ShaToBu shaping tights

New York—Consumers are buying that shoes that supposedly “shape” you while you walk, then why not wear tights that purport to tone … [Read more...]

ACE Awards to Honor Henri Bendel, QVC and more

Henri Bendel

New York--November is just around the corner and that means...ACE Awards!The 14th annual black-tie event, sponsored by the … [Read more...]