Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Phillips-Van Heusen Doubles Q4 Earnings

Phillips-Van Heusen

New York--Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation boosted its fourth quarter earnings on strong sales from the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin … [Read more...]

‘Leather Naturally’ Campaign Gains Momentum

Leather Naturally

Hong Kong--A campaign to educate designers and consumers about the benefits of leather is gaining momentum after a steering group … [Read more...]

Prada’s 2010 Profits Leap 85%


Milan--On the eve of its expected stock market listing, Prada reported Monday that its 2010 operating profit leaped 85% in … [Read more...]

London Protests Hit Retailers

A protestor trying to kick in a jewelry store window

London—While most of the massive London protests over the weekend against UK budget cuts were peaceful, angry mobs did wreak havoc … [Read more...]

Fast Forward to Trends for Spring 2012

A highlight from Spring 2012's "Sweet Tart" trend

New York—What accessories will be hot for Spring 2012? What color and silhouettes will be fashionable in leathergoods? What … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Wet Seal, Talbots

Wet Seal

Wet Seal Q4 Profit Drops on Tough Comparison Foothills Ranch, CA—Wet Seal  posted  fourth quarter sales growth in both its Wet … [Read more...]

Key Appointments at Hot Topic, Wet Seal, Charming Shoppes


Hot Topic, The Wet Seal and Charming Shoppes have all brought in new executives at the helm, and note other appointments as … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best-Selling Colors of Spring/Summer 2010

Pantone Colors for Spring / Fall 2010

What direction is color taking going forward? This Pantone report shows you exactly what colors booked most from the previous … [Read more...]

Nashville Presents Fashion Week

Nashville Fashion Week

New York, Los Angeles…Nashville?That’s right! Nashville, Tennesee, (aka “Music City”) has joined the ranks of cities around … [Read more...]

William Rast Named Brand of the Year

William Rast line

Los Angeles--William Rast, the "New America" denim culture brand, founded by Justin Timberlake in 2005, will be recognized by the … [Read more...]

Violight Launches Fashion Electric Toothbrush


Yonkers, NY--If keeping your teeth clean during the day is so important, why are so many women using toothbrushes that are … [Read more...]

Headwear Assoc Hosts 103rd Annual Dinner

Denise Woods of F&M Hat Co.

New York--This is one party where you definitely do NOT check your hat at the door!The Headwear Association recently hosted … [Read more...]