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The latest updates from the accessories world

Burberry Reports Strong Q1 Sales, Denies Hong Kong Listing

Burberry Fall 2011 ad campaign

London--Burberry denied reports today that the it would be seeking a listing Hong Kong stock exchange as the British luxurygoods … [Read more...]

EU Court: Ebay, Other Online Sellers Must Protect Trademarks


Luxembourg—The European Union’s highest court ruled Tuesday that online marketplaces, such as eBay and others, are responsible for … [Read more...]

Nicole Miller Launches Fair Trade Jewelry Collaboration

Nicole Miller for Indego Bracelets

Kigali, Rwanda--Nicole Miller has always had a love of vibrant prints, and now she’s putting her visual eye to good use in a … [Read more...]

NPD: ‘Value-Centric’ Shoppers Shift Shares in All Retail Channels

NPD Value-Centric

Port Washington, N.Y–The new “value-centric” consumer is spending, and factory outlets, warehouse clubs and online retailers are … [Read more...]

Olsens Bow First Handbag Line at Barneys

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

New York—Those irrepressible twin sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, are at it again. Both have their hands on several … [Read more...]

Jones Inks Nine West Sneaker Deal with Philip Simon

Philip Simon fashion sneaker

New York--The Jones Group signed a licensing deal with shoe supplier Philip Simon Brands Group for a sneaker collection under the … [Read more...]

Oracle Awards Chico’s in Retail Excellence Awards


Redwood Shores, CA—Chico’s FAS was one of five retailers to be honored with Oracle’s 2011 Retail Excellence Awards which were … [Read more...]

Quarterly Reports: Syms, American Apparel


Syms Posts Q1 Profit But Sales SlideSecaucus, NJ—Although Syms reported Friday a first quarter profit--a turnaround from last … [Read more...]

18th Annual FFANY Shoes on Sale to Help Stomp Out Breast Cancer


West Chester, PA—Want to help stomp out breast cancer? Then tun into QVC’s 18th Annual “FFANY Shoes on Sale” program, airing … [Read more...]

Goyard Adds Signature Scarves to its Collection

Goyard Scarf

Paris—Why? Or “Y” not? If you are travel luxurygoods brand Goyard, "Y" of course!The iconic “Y” chevron designs aren’t just … [Read more...]

Louis Vuitton, Burberry Win Record Damages in Counterfeit Case

The fake Louis Vuitton bags originated in China

Vancouver--Luxurygoods brands Louis Vuitton and Burberry won record damages of $2.5 million Canadian (about $2.6 million) in a … [Read more...]

Disney Couture and Mawi Launch Jewelry Line

Minnie Mawi ring

Burbank, CA--Minnie Mouse was created in 1928 and has been a favorite ever since for all subsequent generations. After all, what’s … [Read more...]