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Kellwood Buys Rebecca Taylor Brand

From Rebecca Taylor's Spring/Summer 2011 runway

St. Louis--Kellwood today revealed it bought the Rebecca Taylor brand, which will join a line-up that already includes labels such … [Read more...]

Totes Isotoner Acquires Acorn Products

Acorn Products Co

Cincinnati–totes»ISOTONER Corporation has acquired the Acorn Products Company. Acorn, located in Lewiston, Maine, markets slippers … [Read more...]

Accessories Council to Hold Pre-Valentines Day Promo Twitter Party

Valentine's Day image

New York—Gearing up for Valentine’s Day? And no, we’re not talking about what you’re buying your sweetie (although it better be … [Read more...]

Dollar General to Add 625 STORES this Year

Dollar General

Goodlettsville, TN--Dollar General is coming to a neighborhood near you. The company plans to open 625 new stores and create 6,000 … [Read more...]

Delta Apparel Gets Salt Life License

Delta Apparel Salt Life License

Duluth, GA--Delta Apparel has signed a new licensing agreement as an exclusive marketer of the Salt Life beach apparel and … [Read more...]

Phosphor Watches Change Face of Digital

Phosphor Watches

Hong Kong--Do you read your books on a Kindle e-reader? Even if you don’t, surely you’ve seen how the digital words look like ink … [Read more...]

Vote for Hat Person of the Year

Gwen Stefani looks stunning in a while veiled top hat

New York—Last year it was Brad Pitt. Will this year’s winner be Gwen Stefani? Kate Hudson? Johnny Depp? No, we’re not talking … [Read more...]

Study Best M-Commerce Sites of 2010

M-commerce graphic

Austin, TX—With a more than 100 million smart phone activated in the United States today, retailers and fashion brands have made a … [Read more...]

Veuve Clicquot Unveils Bubbly Rain Boots

DKNY-Veuve Clicquot rain boots

New York--What’s (almost) better than a tasty flute of champagne on a gray, wet miserable day? A pair of sunny Veuve Clicquot rain … [Read more...]

Blizzard Could Cost Retailers $1 Billion in Sales

Blizzard could cost retailers $1 billion in sales

Chicago--The blizzard that crippled the Northeast on the days immediately following Christmas may have strongly affected retail … [Read more...]

Jan 1: The Big White One

2011

Westport, CT—After better-than expected Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Super Saturday and Day After Christmas retail sales, some … [Read more...]

Color Blocked Bella Borz Handbags Offers Fresh Look

Bella Borz

New York--After the fashion industry’s love affair with bohemian, ethnic and neutral looks, the upcoming color-blocked trend is … [Read more...]