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The latest updates from the accessories world

New Executives: JCPenney, Wet Seal, Christopher & Banks


Among the retailers announced new executive appointments this week include JCPenney, The Wet Seal, Christopher & Banks, Asprey … [Read more...]

2009 Women’s Accessories Census Report

2009 Census Report

The 2009 Annual Census Report is even more comprehensive this year thanks to a partnership between Accessories magazine and The … [Read more...]

Lululemon’s Latest Position: Q4 Guidance Raised


Vancouver—U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner obviously knows a good retail stock when he sees it. Bloomberg Businessweek … [Read more...]

Joe’s Jeans Launches Handbags

Joe's Jeans Handbags

Los Angeles—Joe’s is certainly more than just jeans these days.What started mainly as a premium denim brand, Joe’s Jeans has … [Read more...]

Lohan Confirms 6126 Footwear Collection

Lindsay Lohan

Los Angeles—Controversial headline grabber actress Lindsay Lohan, who was released last week from a court-ordered rehab at the … [Read more...]

Learning the 8 C’s of Customer Service

The McMillanDoolittle 8 Cs Model: clarity, convenience, choice, communications, cast, control, consistency, connection

New York—Although there may not be a simple “A,B,C” formula to being a successful retailer, there are some eight consumer touch … [Read more...]

Fast Retailings Q1 Profits Plunge 35%

Charlize Theron

Yamaguchi, Japan—Fast Retailing, the Japanese company whose Uniqlo stores are known for low cost, high quality apparel and … [Read more...]

Dorfman Pacific’s Temps Lowering Hats are Cool Literally

A temperature-lowering hat for hot-headed consumers!

Stockton, California—All you hot-headed people, read this. Hats off to Dorfman Pacific, who has engineered a way to keep us cooler … [Read more...]

Talbots Revises Full Year Forecast on Weak December


Hingham, MA—Talbots’ shares tumbled Tuesday as the women’s specialty retailer said weak December sales may contribute to a larger … [Read more...]

Accessories Council Sponsors “Successful Consultant” Seminar

Accessories Council Sponsors Successful Consultant Seminar

New York—Learn about developing or improving a consulting business—or consulting as an interim career phase—at the Accessories … [Read more...]

Small Shareholders Appeal French Regulator’s Waiver in Hermes Plan


Paris—In the latest twist in the legal saga of Hermès’ attempts to thwart a takeover by LVMH, a French small shareholder … [Read more...]

Vidal Sassoon Biopic has Us Grooving for Mod

Vidal Sassoon

New York--“If you don’t look good, we don’t look good.”If you don’t know that tagline, you’ve been living under a rock for the … [Read more...]