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The latest updates from the accessories world

Target to Open in Manhattan

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East Harlem— New Yorkers will now have one less thing to complain about: Target is finally gracing Manhattan.With a new store … [Read more...]

Sotheby’s to Again Auction Duchess of Windsor Jewels

Sotheby’s to Again Auction Duchess of Windsor Jewels

London—Some 23 years after its record-setting $50.3 million auction of the Duchess of Windsor’s jewelry, Sotheby’s is once again … [Read more...]

Hanesbrands Quarterly Net Triples, Raises Annual Forecast

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Winston-Salem, NC--Hanesbrands raised its full-year sales and earnings guidance on Tuesday after second quarter net profits nearly … [Read more...]

Back to School Study: Fewer Shoppers but More Spending

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Chicago—As the back-to-school season begins--the second most active retail season behind Christmas--ShopperTrak predicted Tuesday … [Read more...]

Lacoste’s Jewelry Collection to Debut at Fall Fashion Week

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Paris—Lacoste hope to take a bite out of the fashion jewelry market.The Crocodile is expanding its women’s offerings with a … [Read more...]

True Religion Footwear Line Planned

True Religion Footwear Line Planned

Rancho Dominguez, CA--True Religion Apparel has joined forces with Titan Industries to launch a new range of shoes for women, … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne to Close 87 Outlet Stores

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New York--Liz Claiborne is to exit its 87 loss-making outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico early next year. Liz … [Read more...]

Study: Footwear to become Fastest Growing Luxury Business

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London--Although consumers may be more cautious about spending on higher priced items, one classification is growing faster than … [Read more...]

As Sales Surge 23% in First Half Hermes Doubles Annual Forecast

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Paris—Reporting nearly a 23% surge in first half sales, Hermes International today doubled its revenue forecast for the year—a … [Read more...]

Via Spiga, Kenneth Jay Lane Partner on Capsule Collection

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St. Louis--Kenneth Jay Lane will literally be adorning women head-to-toe this fall as the legendary jewelry designer partners with … [Read more...]

Study: Luxury Brands Embrace E-Commerce but a Decade Late?

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Stevens, PA—While some luxury apparel and accessories brands have recently begun e-commerce initiatives for the first time, a new … [Read more...]

New Testing Method Speeds Lead Analysis

By using High Definition X-Ray Fluorescence (HDXRF) lead content can be detected faster than ever before.

East Greenbosh, NY--A new test method for measuring lead in components used in products such as apparel and accessories could … [Read more...]