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The latest updates from the accessories world

Strike Looms at Macy’s NY Metro Stores

Macy's Herald Square

New York—About 4,000 unionized workers for Macy’s in New York City and Westchester Country voted Monday to go on strike if they … [Read more...]

Mango Looks to Accelerate U.S. Push

Mango storefront

Barcelona--Mango is looking for a department store partner to expand its flagship brand in the United States, where it already has … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Opens First Flagship in North America

Exterior of new TAG Heuer flagship at the Crystals

Las Vegas—TAG Heuer recently opened its first North American flagship store here, a location that not only will house the watch … [Read more...]

ACE Jewelry Aimed at Women Golfers

Sporty Chic Designs gold bracelet

Golden Canyon, AZ—While there are plenty of golf-inspired apparel and accessories men, women golfers are often left in the bunkers … [Read more...]

“Wool You Be Mine?” Answer in Woolen Handbags

WoolYouBeMine

Branford, CT—No one likes to have the wool pulled over their eyes, but they may likely want to put on a wool handbag.That’s … [Read more...]

VF Buys Timberland in $2 Billion Deal

VF and Timberland

Greensboro, NC—VF Corp., which owns Nautica, Wrangler and North Face brands, announced today it plans to buy The Timberland Co. … [Read more...]

SCUBA PADI Brand Seeking Licenses

SCUBA PADI

Midland Park, NJ--There’s a new brand diving into the world of licensing.PADI, which stands for Professional Association of … [Read more...]

Vintage Jewelry Design Book Offers Inspiration

Vintage Jewelry Design book cover

New York--Do you know your Trifari from your Tiffany? How about your Art Deco from your Art Nouveau?As fashion cycles through … [Read more...]

Lululemon Reports Better Than Expected Q1 Results

Lululemon logo

Vancouver—Lululemon reported today better-than-expected quarterly results on its online and in-store sales strengthened. As a … [Read more...]

Toms Takes its One for One Concept Into Eyewear

TOMS eyewear

Santa Monica, CA–TOMS hope to do for eyewear what the company has done for footwear. By launching its second line, TOMS Eyewear, … [Read more...]

Badgley Mischka Launches Mark & James Handbags

Patterned faux fur and casual leathers offer various looks

New York--Not all women can afford an elegantly crafted evening gown by Mark Badgley and James Mischka, but they can certainly … [Read more...]

J. Crew Posts Q1 Loss on Buyout Costs, Markdowns

J. Crew sign and logo

New York—J. Crew Group swung to a first quarter loss related to its acquisition in March and increases promotions and markdowns, … [Read more...]