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The latest updates from the accessories world

Monet Launches Consumer Website

Founded in 1929, Monet introduces its latest "door"--Monet.com

New York—One of the most venerable names in U.S. fashion jewelry is now available online in addition to its department store … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Goodman Hosts Polyvore Window Display Competition

Bergdorf Goodman Polyvore Window Display Challenge

New York--Think you can design a better holiday window than Bergdorf Goodman’s unbelievable window designer David Hoey? Yeah, good … [Read more...]

Adidas Unveils Plan to Overtake Nike

Jane Lynch

  Dusseldorf--The No. 2 in sports brands is hoping for a first place finish soon. Adidas Group has unveiled a … [Read more...]

Lindsay Lohan’s Handbags Make Debut

Lindsay Lohan's Handbag Collection

Los Angeles—Apparel? Check. Legwear? Check. Handbags? Check. A welcome distraction from rehab and the tabloids? Check. Lindsay … [Read more...]

Liz Clairborne Narrows Q3 Losses

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

New York--Liz Claiborne Inc. has narrowed its third quarter losses after better gross margins at Kate Spade, Mexx and Partnered … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q3 Profit Surges on Higher Sales

Kenneth Cole Fall 2011

New York--Higher sales and better control of costs have helped Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. to its fifth consecutive quarter of … [Read more...]

Bebe Warns of Higher Costs as Q1 Loss Narrows

Bebe

Brisbane, CA--Bebe Stores Inc. has narrowed its first quarter loss after lower markdowns helped offset falling sales, but says … [Read more...]

Study: Capitalize on Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

Holiday Shoppers

Little Rock--Retailers can reap the benefits of last-minute holiday shoppers by adjusting their December marketing strategies, … [Read more...]

Mayor’s NY Fashion Plan Nurtures Business Smarts

The button is an iconic sculpture in the Garment District

New York—Fashion and creativity aren’t worth anything without business smarts behind them. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committed … [Read more...]

Warmer Weather Chills October Retail Sales

Retail Sales

Unseasonably warm weather in much of the United States along with still cautious consumers resulted in mixed sales for October, … [Read more...]

California Jewelers Launch New Consumer Jewelry Website

Opal ring featured on The Carat Diet.com, a resource for California jewelry consumers

Los Angeles—“I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond,” quipped actress … [Read more...]

Report: U.S. Retail Swings to Positive Momentum

Shopping Street

Purchase, NY—Retail sales in October continued a momentum that puts many fashion categories into strong positions heading into the … [Read more...]