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The latest updates from the accessories world

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Liz Claiborne Arrives At JCPenney Stores

Plano, TX--JCPenney launches this week the Liz Claiborne in its stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the culmination of … [Read more...]

Industry Associations Back Bill to Protect Fashion Design

CFDA/AAFA

New York--Amended legislation that will provide three years of copyright protection to "unique and original" fashion designs has … [Read more...]

Bluefly posts 2Q Loss Despite Increased Sales

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Despite a swing to an operating loss in its second quarter, online designer fashion retailer Bluefly Inc. has been buoyed by … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Losses Widens in Q2

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New York--Liz Claiborne posted Thursday a second quarter loss amid sloping sales during the period. Net loss in the second quarter … [Read more...]

Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

Giant Dior Handbag Conceals Remodeling

New York--Just when we thought handbags were getting smaller!Christian Dior's store on E. 57th Street found a clever way to … [Read more...]

AccessoriesTheShow Attendance Up Again

AccessoriesTheShow

New York—Reporting a 4.2% percent increase in retailer attendance over 2009 at this week’s AccessoriesTheShow (ATS), show … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Posts 2nd Quarter 15% Increase

Improved comp sales at its own stores and online helped Kenneth Cole increase revenues 15% in its second quarter

New York--Kenneth Cole Productions Inc (KCP.N) beat Wall Street expectations Wednesday posting a quarterly profit driven by … [Read more...]

Kardashian Sisters to Launch Global Brand

Khloe and Kim Kardashian with Jupi president Bruno Schiavi

Los Angeles--The Kardashian sisters are at it again. After delving into their own retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

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New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 29% Sales Gain in First Half

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Milan--Prada Group is the latest luxury goods company to report a rebound—an increase of 29% in its first half, largely due to … [Read more...]

NY Market Buyers Lounge: An Oasis for Retailers

NY buyers lounge

New York–Retail professionals and buyers who stop in this week to the Market Week buyers lounge, 366 Fifth Ave., Suite 816, can … [Read more...]

Polo Reports 57% Increase in 1st Quarter Profit

Ralph Lauren Spring 2011

New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a better-than-expected 57% increase in its first-quarter profit today, helped by … [Read more...]