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The latest updates from the accessories world

Harrods Sold to Qatar Investment Group for $2.25 Billion

Harrod's

London--Legendary department store Harrods was sold over the weekend to investment group Qatar Holding for a reported $2.25 … [Read more...]

May Holidays to Affect Month’s Sales Totals?

Mother's Day

Columbus, OH--Retailers and market analysts will be keeping a close eye on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day holidays as reassurance … [Read more...]

New Gem Exhibit Sparkles in San Diego

The San Diego Natural History Museum’s exhibit All That Glitters, The Splendor and Science of Gems and Minerals

San Diego—The San Diego Natural History Museum’s exhibit All That Glitters: The Splendor and Science of Gems and Minerals, might … [Read more...]

Hanes Relaunches Smooth Illusions

Hanes Smooth Illusions

Winston-Salem, NC--Hanes Hosiery has relaunched its popular Hanes Smooth Illusions line of toning hosiery and shapewear with … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel to Acquire Stuart Weitzman

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group, Inc. plans to acquire a 55% stake in Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC, a privately-held women’s … [Read more...]

Nike Targets $27 Billion by 2015

Nike Swoosh

New York--Athletic footwear and activewear brand Nike is targeting revenues of $27 billion by the end of fiscal 2015, led by … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Muted but Still Respectable

Shopping

As April retail sales results began spilling in today, many reported weaker-than-expected performances on same-store sales, often … [Read more...]

Grateful Dead Gets True Tribute

Grateful Dead

New York--Whether you’re a card-carrying Dead fan or not, there’s no denying that the Grateful Dead was (some would say still is) … [Read more...]

Luxury Marketers May Face Leaner Second Quarter

Cartier store, Fifth Avenue, New York

Stevens, PA--Unity Marketing's Luxury Consumption Index (LCI) fells 9.3 points in April as affluent consumers focus on saving, … [Read more...]

Bluefly Cuts First Quarter Losses

Bluefly Bag

New York--Online off-price retailer Bluefly reported Tuesday that sales have been boosted by a revival in the luxury market, … [Read more...]

Design Lab Draws Attention at AccessoriesTheShow

Crowds at the AccessoriesTheShow Design Lab section

New York--AccessoriesTheShow officials report a robust May market with a current 4% increase in two day attendance in comparison … [Read more...]

MET and Brooklyn Museums Salute American Fashion

Elsa Schiaparelli Necklace

New York--A new relationship between the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum results in … [Read more...]

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