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The latest updates from the accessories world

Amazon to Relaunch Apparel and Footwear Biz

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The world's largest online retailer, Amazon, is to relaunch its clothing and footwear business. According to reports in the UK's … [Read more...]

Tommy Hilfiger to Bring Handbags In House in Europe

Tommy Hilfiger

New York—Tommy Hilfiger, a division Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., announced today that it will bring its European handbag and small … [Read more...]

The V&A’s Hit Show ‘The Golden Age of Couture’ Makes its U.S. Debut

Evening Shoes by Roger Vivier for Dior.

Nashville—The Victoria & Albert Museum’s acclaimed exhibition “The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947–1957” which … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Swings to 1st Quarter Profit

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ--Burlington Coat Factory is the latest discount retailer to show a strong rebound in sales. The store reported … [Read more...]

Limited Sells Stake in Namesake Chain for $32 Million

The Limited

Columbus,OH--Limited Brands has sold its remaining 25% stake in Limited Stores LLC, which operates The Limited retail locations … [Read more...]

Amazon Tops America’s Healthiest Retailer List

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New York—For the second year in a row, Amazon.com was ranked the healthiest retailers in America in the 2009-2010 Retailer Health … [Read more...]

Convicted Fake Handbag Traffickers Face Millions in Fines

Counterfeit Bags

Richmond,VA--The two recently convicted ringleaders of one the largest counterfeit designer handbag operations in history are … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Signs Aldo for Shoe Exclusives

Kohl's

Menomenee Falls, WI—Kohl’s and footwear brand Aldo International announced today a multi-year deal where Aldo will design and … [Read more...]

Sideout Brand Expands with New Accessories Licenses

Sideout

Van Nuys, CA—Cherokee Inc. hopes to spike its Sideout Sport brand into a broader retail distribution with the announcement this … [Read more...]

Study: Gift-Givers Increasingly Shop Internet First

Gifts online

Stevens, PA—As many as one third of all gifters report that that the internet “makes gift shopping much easier than shopping in a … [Read more...]

As Latest Twilight Film Nears, Fans Dig Up Fashion Finds

As Latest Twilight Film Nears, Fans Dig Up Fashion Finds

Twihards--diehard “Twilight” movie fans--are counting down the seconds until the saga’s third film “Twilight:Eclipse” hits … [Read more...]

William Rast Signs Eyewear License with Viva Int’l

William Rast designers Trace Ayala and Justin Timberlake

Los Angeles—William Rast, the “New America” denim lifestyle brand founded by Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala, announced their … [Read more...]