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The latest updates from the accessories world

Report: Holiday E-Commerce Sales Hit $36 Billion

E-commerce

Purchase, NY—For a holiday selling season that is expected to hit an all time high, one channel continuing to show unprecedented … [Read more...]

School Board Shooting Handbag Raises $26,000 for Charity

Hero Ginger Littleton with her Brahmin bag that raised more than $26,000 for charity.

Fairhaven, MA---It was the handbag punch heard around the world. Ginger Littleton became an overnight seasation recently when she … [Read more...]

Harvey Nichols’ Doggone Accessories

Harvey Nichols

London—The folks at Harvey Nichols sure can’t be characterized as having the typical British stiff upper lips.  In its holiday … [Read more...]

Safilo Renews YSL License

YSL sunglass by Safilo

Padua, Italy--Yves Saint Laurent and eyewear powerhouse Safilo Group have announced the renewal of their eyewear license, … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Plans Online Fulfullment Center

Dillard's storefront

Maumelle, AR—Arkansas state officials hailed Dillard’s Wednesday for announcing that the store is building a new Internet … [Read more...]

Report: Super Saturday Sales Up 5%

Super Saturday Sales up 5%

Chicago–This year the Saturday before Christmas, traditionally one of the busiest days in retail, was truly super.According to … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Announces Art of Watchmaking Winners

"Shield," the first-place winner

New York--TAG Heuer recently teamed up with students at Parsons The New School for Design for its “Art of Watchmaking” and has … [Read more...]

Finish Line Q3 Profit Slips

Finish Line Store Front

Indianapolis--Third quarter profit at athletic footwear and apparel retailer The Finish Line Inc. slipped 38% after higher sales … [Read more...]

Ruia Women’s Shoe Boutique Tempts with TV

Ruia Boutique

New York—Maybe it’s subliminal marketing. After all, this shoe store definitely makes you want to slip your shoes off and put your … [Read more...]

23 Million to Shop Christmas Eve

23 million to shop Christmas Eve

New York—Twas the night before Christmas and all through the stores, shoppers were scurrying for last minute deals—at  least … [Read more...]

Retail Doctor’s RX For Holiday Woes

Holiday shopping mall

Coxsackie, NY—After such a strong showing for holiday retail so far this year—and the estimates that shoppers will be seeking … [Read more...]

Nike’s 22% Q2 Profit Hike Offset by Future Orders

Nike Swoosh

Beaverton, OR--Strong sales and clean inventories have helped sports brand giant Nike Inc. to a 22% hike in second quarter profit, … [Read more...]