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The latest updates from the accessories world

A Challenge for Fall? Nordstrom’s Free Shipping for Online Orders

Nordstrom Free Shipping

Seattle—Well into the back to school season and mindful of approaching holiday season, retailers are already vying for consumers’ … [Read more...]

Movado Swings into Better Than Expected Q2 Profit

Movado BOLD watch

Paramus, NJ—As demand increased for its watch brands, Movado Group Inc. swung to a bigger-than-expected second quarter … [Read more...]

J.Crew Swings into Q2 Loss on Acquisition Costs

J.Crew Fall 11

New York--J. Crew Group Inc. posted a second quarter loss as higher interest expenses from its move to go private cut into its … [Read more...]

Liz Claiborne Sell Mexx in Joint Venture Deal


New York--Liz Claiborne agreed today to sell its Mexx business to a joint venture for an 18.75% stake in the common equity of the … [Read more...]

Despite Irene, August Retail Comp Sales Rise

Bloomingdale's Manhattan flagship boarded up ahead of Hurricane Irene's landfall last week.

New York—While Hurricane Irene may have dampened retail sales especially on the East Coast, the storm didn’t hinder sales at … [Read more...]

Fashion’s Night Out: Daily Pick

Net-a-Porter's The Window Shop

Window Shop and Win with Net-A-Porter's "The Window Shop" AppNew York--How does an on-line retailer participate in a … [Read more...]

Zumiez Swings into Q2 Profit as Sales Lift


Everett, WA—Reversing a year-ago loss, Zumiez reported Wednesday that its second quarter profit as sales increased.For the … [Read more...]

Genesco Narrows Q2 Loss, Lifts Full Year Forecast on Improved Sales

Journeys, one of Genesco's retail brands

Nashville--Genesco, Inc., which operates Journey, Lids and Underground Station, reported Wednesday a narrowed second quarter loss, … [Read more...]

Coldwater Creek Q2 Disappoints As Merchandise Mix Sours Sales

Coldwater Creek

Sandpoint, ID—Coldwater Creek Inc. said Wednesday that its net income fell to a second-quarter loss as its merchandise mix failed … [Read more...]

Dollar General Lifts Full Year Forecast as Q2 Profit Rises 25%

dollar general

Goodlettsville, TN—Dollar General reported Tuesday that its second quarter profits rose 25% beating analysts’ estimates. As a … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q2 Profit Rises on Sales Increase

Vera Bradley's new roller luggage collection

Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Designs reported Tuesday that its second quarter profit increased 48% as demand increased for its … [Read more...]

PVH Swings into Q2 Profit as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger Grow

Calvin Klein jeans Fall 2011 Ad

New York--Philips-Van Heusen Corp. (PVH) swung into a second quarter profit as the company reported Tuesday better than expected … [Read more...]