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The latest updates from the accessories world

American Apparel Narrows Q1 Losses

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel Inc. says it is "cautiously optimistic" after expanding margins helped offset lower sales to narrow … [Read more...]

Higher Sales Help Bluefly Narrow Q1 Loss

Bluefly Bag

New York--Bluefly.com, the online retailer of designer apparel and accessories, reported Tuesday that it narroved its first … [Read more...]

Fossil Q1 Profit Jumps on Stronger Sales

Fossil

Richardson, TX--Fossil Inc. reported today that its first-quarter profits jumped 55% beating retail analysts forecasts as its … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Posts Small Q3 Loss on Higher Costs

Dearfoams slippers

Pickerington, OH--R.G. Barry, makers of Dearfoams and other slippers, posted today a small third quarter loss due to higher … [Read more...]

Coach Confirms Listing on Hong Kong Stock Market

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New York—Ending weeks of speculation in the financial markets, Coach Inc., confirmed today that it intends to pursue a dual … [Read more...]

FIT to Salute Belk at Benefit Gala

Belk

New York--Belk, a third-generation family-owned retailer and the nation’s largest privately owned department store group, is soon … [Read more...]

Shipping Report: U.S. Apparel, Footwear Imports Shifting Away from China

Shipping Report

Newark, NY--China's share of U.S. imports is declining in labor-intensive merchandise such as footwear and apparel, and sourcing … [Read more...]

First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

New York—While most of the latest watch styles can only be  seen at tradeshows in either Basel or Geneva, Switzerland, organizers … [Read more...]

The Kentucky Derby: A Race for Fashion Fame Too

Betsey Johnson in her Barbie hat, a creation for the Oaks race which raises funds for breast cancer

  Louisville, KY—The Kentucky Derby and its festivities, culminating in the Saturday afternoon race is getting more … [Read more...]

Footwear Q1: Steve Madden Profits Up, Timberland Tumbles

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 Steve Madden Books 16% Q1 Profit Hike Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden has got off to a strong start to the year after a surge … [Read more...]

Optimism Reigns at AccessoriesTheShow

ATS

New York—Despite a rainy opening day, retailers’ buying plans weren’t dampened at the opening of AccessoriesTheShow Fall/Winter … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q1 Posts Net Loss on High Costs

Kenneth Cole

New York—Citing one-time costs related to store closings and downsizing, Kenneth Cole Productions reported Wednesday that it had a … [Read more...]