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The latest updates from the accessories world

Timberland Official Footwear for Sundance 2011

Timberland Sundance

Stratham, NH—If you’re planning to premiere your latest indie flick at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, you will probably be … [Read more...]

J. Crew Extends Buy out Period to Appease Shareholders

J. Crew

New York—Although apparently no other suitors have come forward to buy the retailer, J. Crew Group agreed to extend its “go-shop” … [Read more...]

E-Tailing Group Names Top Customer Service Merchants

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Chicago—There’s no mystery about it: certain online stores excel in service and have been recognized in the e-tailing group’s 13th … [Read more...]

Mundi Westport Adds Evening Bag Division

Mundi Westport Evening Bag Collection

Pine Brook, NJ—Mundi Westport has reason to celebrate: its latest division is equipped with evening bags suitable for any special … [Read more...]

Sungless Hut Releases New Artist Series with Ray Ban

Ray-Ban

New York—We all know that artists see the world differently; now consumers can see things through their eyes (or at least one … [Read more...]

Burberry Q3 Sales Jump 27%, Raises Full Year Forecast

Burberry

London--Burberry Group has posted a 27% increase in third quarter sales, and predicted today its full-year profit would be ahead … [Read more...]

Richemont Q3 Sales Up 23%

Richemont

Geneva—Although Richemont reported today a 23% increase in its third quarter sales, the company cautioned that its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Anchor Blue Holds Going out of Business Sale

Anchor Blue

Corona, CA--Anchor Blue is holding a going out of business sale  amid reports it has filed for bankruptcy once more.Citing … [Read more...]

Target Sets Sights on Canada with $1.8 Billion Zellers Buyout

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Minneapolis--Target Corporation is making its first foray outside the United States after agreeing a $1.83 billion deal to take … [Read more...]

Hair Accessories to be Donated to Halle Berry’s Charity

Black Ties The Elastic All Dressed Up

Vacaville, CA–While hair accessories no doubt will be among the accessories Hollywood’s elites may don for the Golden Globes on … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: December Sales Set all time High

December 2010 sales hit $308.9 billion, an all-time high.

Washington—While December sales rose less than had been forecast, the 0.6% rise was the sixth consecutive month of growth, and … [Read more...]

Call for Entry: 5th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards

The Independent Handbag Designer Awards

New York--Get those sketches and samples ready!Handbag Designer 101 and InStyle have announced the Fifth Annual Independent … [Read more...]