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The latest updates from the accessories world

Richemont Posts 44% Drop in Full-Year Profit

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Geneva--Luxurygoods group Richemont SA says it continues to face “plenty of challenges” after posting a 44% drop in full-year … [Read more...]

Skechers Adds Handbag License

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Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers is once again expanding with another license. The lifestyle footwear brand announced recently that it … [Read more...]

G-Shock and In4mation Launch Collaboration

Ricky Jackson, Designer, Dee & Ricky; Tadashi Shibuya, Assistant General Manager, Timepiece Division Casio America

New York–Casio G-Shock and Hawaiian-based boardsport brand In4mation have joined forces for the fourth time, fusing G-Shock … [Read more...]

Consumer Reports Study Reveals Retail Favorites, Biggest Gripes

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Yonkers, NY—When Consumers Reports asked American consumers which national retailer they rated top notch, Costco topped the list. … [Read more...]

Aquascutum to Build Accessories Biz

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London--Resurrected luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is to develop its own accessories business as part of plans to drive future … [Read more...]

Movado Narrows 1st Quarter Loss, to Close Retail Division

By closing its retail divison, Movado is focusing more attention to its wholesale channels for Movado and its other watch brands

Paramus, NJ—Although Movado Group Inc. (MOV.N) posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, it will close its … [Read more...]

Vermonters Hold “Socks for Soldiers” Event

Darn Tough socks like these--great for hot or cold weather--are being donated to troops from the Vermont National Guard

Northfield, VT—A  Vermont-based retailer and a performance sock manufacturer have teamed up to help soldiers who are serving in … [Read more...]

J. Crew Doubles Q1 Profit as Revenue Leaps

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New York--Revenue increases of 20% from its stores and catalog business helped retailer J. Crew Group double its first quarter … [Read more...]

Handbag 101 Finalists Announced

Handbag 101 Finalists

New York--Handbag Designer 101 and InStyle announced finalists for its Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) honoring … [Read more...]

Chinese Fashion Accessories Report Projects Export Growth

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Hong Kong--Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has just published its China Sourcing Report: Fashion Accessories covering belts, … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′ Windows by Patricia Field

Bergdorf Features ‘Sex and the City 2′

New York--"Sex and the City 2" opens tomorrow (as if you hadn't heard) and there's a sense of giddiness among New York … [Read more...]

Tiffany’s Q1 Earnings Up 22%

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New York--Tiffany & Co.'s first-quarter earnings more than doubled further fueling indications that mainstream as well as … [Read more...]