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The latest updates from the accessories world

‘Water for Elephants’ Inspires Charitable Necklace, Scarf

Jewelry for elephants: Vanessa Amalia Elephant Charity Charm Collection

New York--Get ready for April 22—that’s when the circus comes to town. The movie “Water for Elephants,” starring Reese … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q1 Profit Beating Estimates

Wolverine

Rockford, MI--Wolverine World Wide Inc., the maker of Merrell and Hush Puppies, reported Tuesday a rise in profits and revenues … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Centralizes Global Operations Ahead of Overseas Push

A Gap store opened in Shanghai last year. Another 10 stores are planned for China.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. is consolidating its international operations into one unit based in London as part of a major push to … [Read more...]

Jockey Partners with Kayser-Roth on Legwear License

Jockey

Kenosha, WI--Jockey International, Inc. announced Monday that Kayser-Roth will be Jockey brand’s exclusive licensee for men’s and … [Read more...]

European Stocks Rise as LVMH, Burberry Report Sales Gains

LVMH

LVMH Q1 Sales Rise 17%, Strong Across All Categories Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, reported Monday … [Read more...]

Bottega Veneta Uses Short Film to Promote Travel Accessories

Bottega Veneta film

Vincenza, Italy—While it won’t be an entry in the Tribeca Film Festival which opens this week, Bottega Veneta is using a short … [Read more...]

Walmart to Buy Social Media Company Kosmix

Social Media graphic

Bentonville, AR--Walmart has agreed to buy Kosmix, a social media start-up focused on e-commerce, as it looks for new ways to tap … [Read more...]

Baby-G Marries the Mob with Watch Collab

BABY-G MARRIES THE MOB

Dover, NJ--Apparel street brand Married to the Mob and Casio’s Baby-G watch have tied the knot with a sweet-n-edgy collaboration. … [Read more...]

QVC Bows Andy Warhol Jewelry by Robert Lee Morris

Silver and brass necklace from Andy Warhol by RLM for QVC

West Chester, PA—“Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes,” Andy Warhol, once said. And in this age of live streaming, You Tube and … [Read more...]

Will Leathergoods: the Official Bag of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival

Official tote of the Tribeca Film Festival

Eugene, OR and New York–As attendees rush around Manhattan starting April 20 to see the latest movies that are part of the Tribeca … [Read more...]

Merchandise Miss Leads Christopher & Banks to Q4 Loss

Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN--Christopher & Banks reported Thursday a fourth-quarter loss of $16.7 million, or 47 cents per share, which was … [Read more...]

Happy Hour Watch Opens Beer Bottles

Happy Hour Bottoms Up watch

San Diego--We have three folders to file this one under: “Why didn’t we think of this?” “Why weren’t we invited to the … [Read more...]