Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Prada 9-Month Report Profits Triple

Prada

Milan--Prada SpA, which reportedly is examining options to revive an initial public offering, said today its nine-month profit … [Read more...]

Tiffany Q3 Profit Shines at 27% Increase

Tiffany blue box

New York—Buoyed by improving demand for jewelry in the United States and strong growth in Asia, Tiffany & Co. reported today … [Read more...]

Earnings Report: GUESS?, Delia’s, DSW

Guess

New stores added to sales increases that gave Guess? Inc. a record Q3 profit. Footwear retailer DSW’s 33% profit increase resulted … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: The Next Black Friday?

Thanksgiving: The Next Black Friday?

In an effort to garner as much business as possible in a difficult economic climate, more top U.S. retailers will be opening their … [Read more...]

Black Swan Puts Dark Spin on Ballet Chic

Black Swan

Ballet has been in fashion lately, what with all the blush tones, sheer fabrics, chiffon rosettes and of course, ballet flats. … [Read more...]

Carolee’s New Line Pays Homage to Style Icons

Carolee's replica of the Duchess of Windsor's famous flamingo pin

New York--What’s more iconic than Jackie Kennedy’s triple-row pearl necklace? Or the Duchess of Windsor’s Flamingo Pin? Carolee … [Read more...]

2 Equity Firms to Buy J. Crew for 3 Billion

J. Crew

New York--Shares of J. Crew jumped 16% this morning upon news that the specialty retailer agreed to be bought by two … [Read more...]

Amazon Rolls Out of Shape Picker Search

Amazon

Seattle--Amazon.com has announced a new search capability for its men's and women's shoe stores to search and browse for shoes … [Read more...]

Signature Eyewear Opens Accessories Divison

Rough Justice footwear is the first addition to Signature Eyewear's new footwear and accessories division

Los Angeles--Signature Eyewear, Inc. announced Monday that it has established a new division, Signature Fashion Group, to focus on … [Read more...]

Allison Launches Try Star Sunglasses

Try Star sunglasses by Allison

Padua, Italy--Allison S.p.A. has gone show biz! The Italian eyewear manufacturer has teamed up with liberi Pensatori, a leading … [Read more...]

Revised Holiday Sales Forecast US Sales to Rise 3.2%

Holiday Sales

Chicago–Better than expected response to early sales promotions mixed with relatively mild weather throughout the country is … [Read more...]

Quarterly Results: More Ups and Downs

Holiday ad from Cato, one of the stores boasting an increase in its Q3 profits.

Good news from Ann Taylor, Stein Mart, Ross Stores, Cato and Dress Barn—all retailers that reported profit increases last week. … [Read more...]