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The latest updates from the accessories world

Talbots Outlines 3-Year Growth Plan

Talbot's

Hingham, MA--Talbots is to target top-line sales growth of 4% to 6% between 2010 and 2013, as part of a strategic review being … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales May Increase 2% to 2.5% Over Last Year

Holiday sales trends from Kantar.

Holiday sales are expecting to increase modestly this year—ranging from 2% to 2.5%--improving from last year but still far from … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel Group Changes Name

A mix of Jones' brands at ShoeWoo.com

With a slew of apparel and accessories brands, keeping up with the Joneses can be complicated. Now Jones Apparel Group is changing … [Read more...]

QVC Goes Live in Italy

QVC Italia logo

Ciao, QVC!American home shopping channel QVC continues to enter new international markets. QVC has just gone live in the … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Looking for Its Next Top Model

Vera Bradley

Orlando--Handbag, travel, stationery and eyewear designer Vera Bradley is looking for its next model.Vera Bradley is looking … [Read more...]

Notorious & Notable: 20th Century Women of Style Show Opens

Notorious & Notable 20th Century Women of Style Exhibition

New York—Even in our high tech era where it seems everyone at some point or the other gets their own 15 minutes of fame, some … [Read more...]

August Spending Edged Up Ahead of Expectations

August Spending Edges Up

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department reported today that American consumers spending and incomes rose in August exceeding … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Reports Weak Q2

Christopher Banks

Plymouth, MN--Losses at Christopher & Banks Corp. extended during the second quarter as sales remained largely flat over the … [Read more...]

Social Networks Spice Up E-Commerce

Social Commerce

The development of e-commerce is expected to result in a seismic shift in the retail of fashion products, with latest research … [Read more...]

Retailers vs Manufacturers Over China Currency Bill

China Currency

Washington—While The House of Representatives’ 348 to 79 vote Wednesday in favor of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act has … [Read more...]

Bluefly Launches Mobile Coupons in TV Ads

Bluefly mobile coupons

New York--Bluefly.com is incorporating mobile barcode technology into its latest television advertising campaign to give viewers … [Read more...]

Gov. Schwarzenegger Vetos Fur Label Law

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sacramento, CA--Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill this week that would have required apparel and accessories … [Read more...]