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The latest updates from the accessories world

JCPenney 2Q Profits Increase, But Conservative on Full Year

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Plano, TX—JCPenney Co. reported today better-than-expected quarterly profits, helped by improved cost controls and its expansion … [Read more...]

Cejon Expands with Sunglass Division

Andrew Marc sunglasses by Cejon

New York—Cejon, a leading supplier of scarves, cold weather and other fashion accessories to department and specialty stores, has … [Read more...]

Hermes, Colette Launch Web Campaign Promoting Scarves

The "J'aime mon carre" website touts scarves to young women worldwide

Paris—If you think an Hermès scarf is just something that Queen Elizabeth ties around her head on a blustery afternoon at … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q2 Profit Rises 14%

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl's has boosted second quarter and first-half profits after improving sales and inventory management, the … [Read more...]

Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

Spending Pulse

Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Looks Online for International Expansion

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has announced recently that it is aiming to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries.Gap … [Read more...]

Marimekko Plans International Expansion

Marimekko

Helsinki--Textile and design company Marimekko is aiming to expand its international presence in markets including the United … [Read more...]

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

New York—Fortunoff, once the “Source” for fine jewelry, watches, home furnishings and outdoor furniture in the New York tri-state … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Forecast

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati--Macy's Inc.'s net income surged in the second quarter due in large part to its My Macy’s localization plans and its … [Read more...]

American Apparel Hit by 2Q Decline, Legal Action

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel warned Tuesday that it will struggle to file its second quarter financial results on time, adding … [Read more...]

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Davenport, IA--Von Maur Inc. recently announced plans to launch a chain of mall-based specialty stores that could compete with … [Read more...]

Fossil Q2 Profit Triples, Raises Full Year Forecast

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Richardson,TX--Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) reported today a profit for the second quarter that more than tripled from last year, helped by … [Read more...]