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The latest updates from the accessories world

“Pennies from Heaven” Campaign Benefits Afterschool Programs

JCPenney's "Pennies from Heaven" fundraising campaign

Plano,TX—JCPenney is looking for a penny (or two, three, four, etc) for its shoppers’ thoughts to help raise money to fund … [Read more...]

BHLDN Bridal Site Opens First Store

BHLDN Hair Accessories Wall

Houston--After a blissful six-month honeymoon online, BHLDN’s “indie bride” concept is moving into its first house (thanks mom … [Read more...]

Judge Delays Decision in Louboutin Trademark Dispute

Christian Louboutin pumps with signature red soles

New York—Christian Louboutin may get a second chance to protect its trademark red sole shoes which a federal judge in New York … [Read more...]

Filipino Sisters Give Back with Accessories Brand Launch

CLC Maxima Amethyst Necklace

New York—Accessories brand Cayetano Legacy Collection (CLC) is looking to make a different kind of statement with its jewelry by … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Narrows Q2 Loss on Demand for Career Looks

New York & Co,.

New York--New York & Company Inc. reported Friday that it narrowed its second quarter loss on strong demand for its … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Museum Art Amps Up Gift Store

Persian Star Jacquard Scarf. Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York--A visit to a museum’s gift store has long been a way for museumgoers to take home a piece after viewing a particular … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Posts a 33% Jump in Profit Helped by Sales Boost at Loft


New York--Ann Inc. posted Friday a 33% jump in its second-quarter net income, helped by strong online sales and sales increases at … [Read more...]

Cato Corp. Q2 Income Rises 7% but Cautions on Second Half

Cato Stores

Charlotte--Cato Corp.'s second quarter net income grew 7%, but the company warned that a weaker economy and higher costs might … [Read more...]

Wet Seal Q2 Profit Rises 38% on Improved Sales

Wet Seal

Foothill Ranch, CA--Wet Seal Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose 38% on better-than-expected sales, prompting the specialty retailer … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Posts 88% Drop in Q2 Income

Stein Mart storefront

Jacksonville, FL--Stein Mart Inc. said Thursday that its second quarter plummeted 88%.For the quarter, net income was $1.3 … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Q2 Profits Decline 3% Weighed Down by Markdowns

Stage Stores

Houston—Stage Stores reported Thursday that its second profit fell as markdowns increased and margins weakened.For the quarter … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Narrows Q2 Loss on Lowered Expenses

The Bon Ton

York, PA--The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. narrowed its second quarter loss despite a sales decrease by cutting its expenses.For the … [Read more...]