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The latest updates from the accessories world

The Headwear Association Holds ‘Safe Sun’ Event

A previous free hat display table from Broner Hats

New York--With 90% of all skin cancers caused by sun overexposure, you might just want to practice "safe sun." And The Headwear … [Read more...]

Macy’s, Union Reach Agreement, Averting Strike

It was back to business at Macy's Herald Square store today after a strike was averted.

New York—Working well into the night—past the midnight deadline for a strike--Macy’s and a union representing some 4,000 of its … [Read more...]

Mulberry Full Year Profit Quadruples

Mulberry fall ad campaign

London—Mulberry reported today that its full year profits more than quadrupled as the British leathergoods brand reported sales … [Read more...]

Recycled Metals from Nuclear Warheads Make Peace Jewelry

From War to Peace jewelry

San Luis Obispo, CA—Make love, not war. Make jewelry, not bombs.That pretty much sums up the mission of From War to Peace, a … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Opens First U.S. Flagship

Tag Heuer U.S. Flagship Store

Las Vegas—TAG Heuer recently opened its first North American flagship store here, a location that not only will house the watch … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: May Retail Sales Decline

Department of Commerce Insignia Logo

Washington—May retail sales declined—although less than analysts expected—the U.S. Commerce Department reported Tuesday, marking … [Read more...]

Study: Wealthiest Shoppers Decline in Better Dept Stores

Wealthiest Shoppers Decline in Better Dept Stores

Stevens, PA—Although the nation’s wealthiest consumers, those with incomes $250,000 and above, have reportedly returned to … [Read more...]

Bakers Narrows Q1 Loss

H by Halston

St. Louis--Bakers Footwear Group posted Tuesday a narrowed first quarter loss as the moderately-priced fashion footwear chain saw … [Read more...]

Tale of Two Giants: H&M and Inditex Sales Reports


Stockholm and Arteixo, Spain—While H & M and Inditex, rivals in fast fashion retail, both reported today increases in their … [Read more...]

LVMH: No Intention of Hermes Takeover


Paris—Shares of Hermès International regained momentum this week after dropping nearly 5% June 10 after LVMH emphatically denied … [Read more...]

Apple Retail Head to Helm JCPenney

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—Ron Johnson, Steve Job’s senior vice president of the highly touted Apple stores, was named today chief executive … [Read more...]

Strike Looms at Macy’s NY Metro Stores

Macy's Herald Square

New York—About 4,000 unionized workers for Macy’s in New York City and Westchester Country voted Monday to go on strike if they … [Read more...]