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The latest updates from the accessories world

DRAFTspace Once Again Supports Emerging Jewelry Talent

Previewing this year's roster of new jewelry designers

New York—A group of edited fine and contemporary jewelry designers are participating in the showcase that’s become know for … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: Shoppers Emerged for a 1.2% Sales Increase in May

Retail Sales

Washington—Shoppers may not be MIA after all. According to data reported by the U.S. Department of Commerce today, U.S. retail … [Read more...]

Today is “Hat Day in the Sun” Celebrating Benefits of Headwear

UPF 50 Sun Protection Hat by Betmar

New York (as well as rest of USA)—Today is "Hat Day in the Sun!"It’s an annual event that celebrates not only one of … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin Latest Tenant in Revamped Houston Galleria

Christian Louboutin (portrait by Mary McCartney)

Houston—Famed footwear brand Christian Louboutin is the latest luxury brand that Simon scored as a tenant in its revamped The … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak, Workplace Announce Partnership to Better Retail Staffing


Chicago--ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, announcedTuesday a … [Read more...]

Deloitte: Luxury Market Faces Ups and Downs Ahead

Luxury Market

New York-- Global luxury brands should take advantage of evolving technological and consumer demands to help boost profits and … [Read more...]

Worldwide Licensing Retail Sales Hit $241.5B: Study


New York—The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) announces the results of its first-ever LIMA … [Read more...]

Hello Kitty to Open First Retail Concept

hello kitty

Torrance, CA—Pop icon and girl-about-town Miss Kitty White will soon enter a new career in her multimillion business empire.  … [Read more...]

Macy’s Backstage, New Off-Price Store, Signs Lease in The Bronx

Fordham Place, Bronx NY (PRNewsFoto/Retail Properties of America, In)

Oak Brook, IL—Macy’s Inc.’s plans to expand into off-price retailing got another step closer today as Retail Properties of … [Read more...]

Skechers Named Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year


London—Skechers USA today announced that it has been named 2015 Mainstream Women’s Footwear Brand of the Year at The Drapers … [Read more...]

G-III Apparel, Karl Lagerfeld Group BV Announce Karl Lagerfeld NA Joint Venture


New York and Paris—Kaiser Karl is "koming to America"—and handbags will be one of the designer’s first offerings here.G-III … [Read more...]

Stock Slides as Vera Bradley’s Forecast Disappoints


Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. saw its shares slide after its updated its full year earnings, missing analysts’ forecast. On … [Read more...]