Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Not So Powerful Power Bracelets?

Power Balance bracelet

Laguna Niguel,CA—Here’s one for that oh-no-you-didn’t marketing file.Power Balance bracelets, the hologram-embedded rubbery … [Read more...]

Kipling to Sponsor Figure Skating Event

Kipling to sponsor figure skating event

Greensboro, NC-- Kipling is skating on thin ice, and it’s a good thing!The handbag company has signed on to be the exclusive … [Read more...]

NPD Group Names Director for Footwear Accessories

NPD Group's Rhona Wulf

Port Washington, NY—In a nod to its expanding scope and research into accessories, The NPD Group Inc., a leading market research … [Read more...]

Strong November Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York--Despite the fact retail sales for November and December posted the strongest performance since 2006, December sales … [Read more...]

Marchon3D Gets Patent for Curved 3D lenses


Las Vegas--Marchon3D announced it has earned U.S. patent 7,854,506 for its curved M3D 3D lenses. The patent "protects the … [Read more...]

Macy’s E-Commerce Expansion Could Add 3,500 Jobs


New York—Macy’s is certainly doing its part to shorten those unemployment lines.The mega department store retailer plans to … [Read more...]

Kellwood Buys Rebecca Taylor Brand

From Rebecca Taylor's Spring/Summer 2011 runway

St. Louis--Kellwood today revealed it bought the Rebecca Taylor brand, which will join a line-up that already includes labels such … [Read more...]

Accessories Council to Hold Pre-Valentines Day Promo Twitter Party

Valentine's Day image

New York—Gearing up for Valentine’s Day? And no, we’re not talking about what you’re buying your sweetie (although it better be … [Read more...]

Dollar General to Add 625 STORES this Year

Dollar General

Goodlettsville, TN--Dollar General is coming to a neighborhood near you. The company plans to open 625 new stores and create 6,000 … [Read more...]

Totes Isotoner Acquires Acorn Products

Acorn Products Co

Cincinnati–totes»ISOTONER Corporation has acquired the Acorn Products Company. Acorn, located in Lewiston, Maine, markets slippers … [Read more...]

Delta Apparel Gets Salt Life License

Delta Apparel Salt Life License

Duluth, GA--Delta Apparel has signed a new licensing agreement as an exclusive marketer of the Salt Life beach apparel and … [Read more...]

Phosphor Watches Change Face of Digital

Phosphor Watches

Hong Kong--Do you read your books on a Kindle e-reader? Even if you don’t, surely you’ve seen how the digital words look like ink … [Read more...]