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The latest updates from the accessories world

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...]

June Retail Sales Prove Robust

Sales Report

New York—Helped by promotions, warmer weather and lower gas prices, June retail sales exceeded retail analysts’ estimates as most … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear, Goldtoe, Take Trademark Fight to Court

Disputed sock: Columbia Sportswear's hiker sock

Portland, OR--Columbia Sportswear Co. and GoldToeMoretz LLC, are going toe to toe over women’s athletic socks in a dispute over … [Read more...]

Store Savvy: Holiday Hit List

Neiman Marcus

A spot check of retailers around the country revealed ‘cautious optimism’ in the air and an intense hunt for newness. We check the … [Read more...]

NPD Report: Consumers Turning to “Investment Mentality”

Couple Shopping

Port Washington, NY–It make take more adroit marketing to entice consumers to buy products in many categories as more American … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Launches Chic Smartphone

Tag Heuer Smartphone

Las Vegas--Has your iPhone become too pedestrian? Then check out TAG Heuer LINK, the luxury Swiss watch company’s new touch-screen … [Read more...]

“Dress Yourself” Mobile App: A Fitting Room in your Hand

Divalicious

Fairfax, VA---Divalicious, a new mobile shopping application, takes mobile shopping a step further, allowing users to "try on" … [Read more...]

Fair Labor Association Updates Codes of Conduct

sales associates

Washington--The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has enhanced its Workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Benchmarks, which set out … [Read more...]

Executive Changes: Mexx, American Apparel, REM Eyewear, Chico’s

Appointments

Liz Claiborne names CEO of Mexx Canada New York--Liz Claiborne Inc. has named former Gap executive Lloyd A. Perlmutter as chief … [Read more...]

Study: Rising Salaries, Career Moves Ahead for Fashion, Retail Professionals

sales associates

New York--Higher salaries, job mobility, and a strong emphasis on "quality of life" benefits are redefining the job market in … [Read more...]