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The latest updates from the accessories world

Kohl’s Store Expansion May Create 3,000 Jobs

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl's Corp is to open 21 new stores across the US, which will create close to 3,000 jobs in 15 states. The … [Read more...]

Family Dollar to Open More Stores as Profits Surge 23%

Family Dollar

Charlotte--Family Dollar Stores Inc is to open more stores and expand its refurbishment programme after posting 23% surge in … [Read more...]

New California Cadmium Limits Increase Demands for Federal Regulations

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

North Kingston, RI—Responding to a new state law limiting cadmium in children’s jewelry that California Governor Arnold … [Read more...]

Cost Concerns Weigh on H&M Results

H&M

Stockholm--A 22.5% rise in third quarter profit booked today at H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has been overshadowed by evidence … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Fines $1 Million After Immigration Audit

abercrombie

Columbus, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch has been issued with a $1.05 million fine for failing to verify the employment eligibility … [Read more...]

China Currency Bill Divides Textiles, Apparel Groups

China Currency

Washington--China currency legislation being considered by Congress has divided textile makers and apparel importers over its … [Read more...]

Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Suffern, NY--Teachers truly have the most important job, and retailer dressbarn is making sure they receive extra credit where … [Read more...]

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Minneapolis—Bigger isn’t necessarily better when planning new store locations these days. Case in point: Target announced recently … [Read more...]

JCPenney Announces Stores Openings, Renovation Plans

JCPenney

Plano, TX—JCPenney announced plans to expand into "underserved" major markets as part of its long-range plan that also includes … [Read more...]

U.S. Firm, Samsung Near Deal on Buying Ferre

Gianfranco Ferré runway in Milan

Milan—Prodos Capital Management, a U.S. private equity firm, and Samsung’s textile division are reportedly the highest bidders in … [Read more...]

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Duluth, MN—Maurices, a leading “small town” fashion specialty store, is doing its own version of “America’s Got Talent,” a … [Read more...]

Wanted: 8,000 Knit Scarves for Superbowl XLVI

Knitting for Super Bowl

Indianapolis—Tennessee may be known as the “volunteer state,” but don’t tell that to the good folks in Indiana where Super Bowl … [Read more...]