Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

’80s Icon Dynasty to Return at Film

Dynasty

Beverly Hills--Big hair, shoulder pads and, of course, cat fights were hallmarks of “Dynasty” the primetime soap that was … [Read more...]

JCPenney Adds Ackman to Board, Exits Catalog Business

Bill Ackman

Plano, TX—While announcing plans to close under-performing stores and exit its catalog business, JCPenney said today it would be … [Read more...]

Henri Bendel Makes Changes to Grow Accessories

Henri Bendel

Columbus–Ed Bucciarelli is concentrating on his main love: accessories. Limited Brands, the parent company of Henri Bendel, … [Read more...]

Mulberry Raises Full Year Forecast Again

Mulberry's Alexa bag

Somerset, England—In a week that has seen companies such as Burberry, Richemont and Swatch Group report a rebound in their … [Read more...]

Gallery Highlights One Woman’s Collection of 700 Hats

Julie Cain

  Princeton, IL—At 700 and counting, you might say Julie Cain is having a HAT attack. The Prairie Arts Center … [Read more...]

Despite Rising Franc, Swatch Group Predicts Record Year

Swatch Group

Bienne, Switzerland--Swatch Group, the world's largest watchmaker, expects another record year in 2011 as returning demand for its … [Read more...]

Fashion Boosts eBay Full Year Income

ebay-sign

San Jose, CA--Fast-growing sales from its new fashion business helped online retailer and auction house eBay to post an 18% surge … [Read more...]

Timberland Official Footwear for Sundance 2011

Timberland Sundance

Stratham, NH—If you’re planning to premiere your latest indie flick at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, you will probably be … [Read more...]

J. Crew Extends Buy out Period to Appease Shareholders

J. Crew

New York—Although apparently no other suitors have come forward to buy the retailer, J. Crew Group agreed to extend its “go-shop” … [Read more...]

Say it with Morse Code Jewelry

This necklace says Love

Portland, OR--Seeing that you’re probably not an air traffic controller or a secret spy, chances are you don’t know the … [Read more...]

E-Tailing Group Names Top Customer Service Merchants

E-Tailing Group logo

Chicago—There’s no mystery about it: certain online stores excel in service and have been recognized in the e-tailing group’s 13th … [Read more...]

Mundi Westport Adds Evening Bag Division

Mundi Westport Evening Bag Collection

Pine Brook, NJ—Mundi Westport has reason to celebrate: its latest division is equipped with evening bags suitable for any special … [Read more...]