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The latest updates from the accessories world

Zappos Launches iPad App

Zappos ipad

Online footwear retailer Zappos launched its first mobile shopping application for the popular iPad tablet computer. The company … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat to Pay $10 Million to Settle Fendi Suit

Burlington Coat

New York—Burlington Coat Factory’s wallet will be more than $10 million lighter due to settlement with Fendi, which sued the … [Read more...]

Macy’s Jumps into Fast-Fashion Arena

Sketch from Kinder Aggugini's upcoming collection for Macy's

New York--Macy's is definitely acting on "Impulse."The mega department store retailer is jumping on the designer collaboration … [Read more...]

American Watch Association Elects New Officers

AWA

Washington--The American Watch Association, an industry trade organization, has elected its new officers.Elected officers for … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Profit up as Sales Surge

Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR--Higher spending on marketing and new technologies helped contribute to Columbia Sportswear's 16% jump in third … [Read more...]

Sears Launches Knots of Love Charitable Jewelry Line

Knots of Love 14k ring with black and white diamonds

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears announced this week the launch of the Knots of Love jewelry line, an exclusive new charitable jewelry … [Read more...]

Headwear Assocoation Names Inductees

Cameron Diaz

Chicago--The Headwear Association tips its hat yet again to those stars who help drive hat business.The association has … [Read more...]

MSJA Announces 2011 Vision Awards Design Competition

MJSA

Attleboro Fall, MA--The 20th Annual MJSA Vision Awards Competition is now open to receive entries, according to Manufacturing … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Rallies in Stock Debut

Vera Bradley

New York--Vera Bradley Inc. vaulted 47% in its stock market debut today, with price per share of its initial public offering … [Read more...]

Della Valle Becomes Saks Largest Shareholder

Diego Della Valle

Milan—Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, owner of footwear and accessories brand Tod’s, became the largest shareholder in Saks … [Read more...]

Holiday Shoe Survey: Women Wants Boots

Boots

Springfield, MA--What do women want for this holiday season? Shoes, apparently. And what kind? Boots!This just in from If The … [Read more...]

Junior Line Jolt Launches Accessories with Concept One

Jolt Handbags

Los Angeles--Kellwood is getting a Jolt…of accessories that is.Kellwood, which owns the junior apparel line Jolt, has entered … [Read more...]