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The latest updates from the accessories world

Kardashian Sisters to Launch Global Brand

Khloe and Kim Kardashian with Jupi president Bruno Schiavi

Los Angeles--The Kardashian sisters are at it again. After delving into their own retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

Shopping

New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 29% Sales Gain in First Half

Prada logo

Milan--Prada Group is the latest luxury goods company to report a rebound—an increase of 29% in its first half, largely due to … [Read more...]

NY Market Buyers Lounge: An Oasis for Retailers

NY buyers lounge

New York–Retail professionals and buyers who stop in this week to the Market Week buyers lounge, 366 Fifth Ave., Suite 816, can … [Read more...]

Polo Reports 57% Increase in 1st Quarter Profit

Ralph Lauren Spring 2011

New York--Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a better-than-expected 57% increase in its first-quarter profit today, helped by … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Hits Record 50% Plus First Half Profit

Swatch Group

Zurich--Swatch Group, the world's largest watch maker, posted today a more than 50% jump in first half net profit, driven by … [Read more...]

Frye to Open NY Store

Frye

New York--The Frye Company, the country’s oldest continuously operating shoe company, announced today that it will open its first … [Read more...]

New Reality Series Scraps for Gold

Piles of gold bangles -- if the scrappers are lucky, they just may get their hands on these.

As people scrounge through their dresser drawers looking to make a buck turning their old jewelry into “scrap metal,” a new … [Read more...]

“Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Mania Sweeps America

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Will the facially pierced, tattooed, Goth-looking heroine in the wildly popular “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” trilogy spark a … [Read more...]

Coach 4Q Net Increases 34% as N America, China, Sales Rebound

Coach

New York—Coach reported today that its fourth-quarter net income rose 34% due mostly to sales increases in North America and … [Read more...]

TV & Movie Costumes on Exhibit at FIDM Museum

Costumes from The Tudors

Los Angeles--Want to see the gowns from "The Tudors?" How about the outfits from "Alice in Wonderland?" Check out two concurrent … [Read more...]

Dearfoams Adds Sleepwear, Apparel License

Dearfoams slippers

Pickerington, OH--R.G. Barry is taking its Dearfoams brand beyond slippers and casual footwear. The company has exclusively … [Read more...]