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The latest updates from the accessories world

Couple Wins $10,000 Kate Middleton-Inspired Ring

The lucky winners of a Kate Middleton inspired ring

Orlando, FL—How do you get consumers to “like” your new e-commerce site on Facebook? Offer a spectacular giveaway and make sure it … [Read more...]

New Book Unveils Secrets to Brand Success

Bold by Shaun Smith and Andy Milligan

London--How does a brand use its long, venerable heritage to its advantage without alienating customers who want the latest and … [Read more...]

Cassidy Randall Handbags Hit Market

Cassidy Randall The Southampton

New York--Does the handbag market need another handbag line? Sure, when it’s Cassidy Randall, which offers classic styling with … [Read more...]

2012 Brand Demises: Sears, American Apparel?

Blockbuster Closing?

New York—It’s not exactly the top 10 list any company wants to find their name on: 24/7 Wall St.’s “10 brands that will disappear … [Read more...]

Beauty.com Adds Accessories

Beauty.com accessories

Bellevue, WA--While it was always a natural for Beauty.com to sell items like cosmetic cases, the mega e-commerce site has … [Read more...]

Genesco Acquires UK Footwear Retailer, SCHUH Group

Schuh store in the United Kingdom

Nashville--Genesco Inc. today announced that it has acquired Schuh Group Ltd., a specialty retailer of casual and athletic … [Read more...]

Italian Police Recover $8.5 Million Worth of Evita’s Jewelry

evita

Milan—Some $8.5 million worth of jewelry once owned by Eva “Evita” Peron, the infamous former first lady of Argentina, was found … [Read more...]

Lane Bryant Named “Plus Retailer of the Year”

Lane Bryant Fall 2011

New York—For the second year in a row, Lane Bryant, a leading plus-size women's specialty apparel retailer, was named “Plus … [Read more...]

H&M Q2 Profit Misses Expectations

H&M

Stockholm—Faced with higher cotton prices, rising labor costs in Asia  and a strong Swedish crown, H&M, the “world’s No. 2 … [Read more...]

Shopkick App Expands to Small, Medium-Sized Retailers

Shopkick

Palo Alto, CA—Shopkick, a mobile shopping app that gives consumer rewards for shopping member retailers, is looking to expand … [Read more...]

Swarovski Announces Joint Collection With Chamilia

Swarovski

Minneapolis--Swarovski is adding-a-business as fast as you can say add-a-bead.The fifth generation, Austrian-based Swarovksi … [Read more...]

Marchon Signs Valentino License

Valentino Logo

Melville, NY--Valentino, a fashion house known for being timeless, elegant and iconic, has a new eyewear license. Valentino … [Read more...]