Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

LVMH Q1 Sales Up 16%; Leather Up 1%

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French luxury goods group LVMH posted a 3% rise in like-for-like first-quarter sales on Monday, boosted by the weak euro against … [Read more...]

CFDA Launches Book of #FASHION Instagrams

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Apparently there are over 195 million Instagrams using the hashtag #FASHION, many coming straight from the fashion industry … [Read more...]

Check out “Dior and I” Fashion Doc this Weekend

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You'll want to clear your schedule this weekend to view the premiere of "Dior and I," a sumptuous fashion documentary about … [Read more...]

Century 21 to Open Florida Store; First Outside Northeast

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Century 21 is heading to Florida. New York-based off-price retailer Century 21 is opening an 85,000 sq. ft. store in South … [Read more...]

Origami Owl Expands into Canada

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Chandler, Arizona--Origami Owl®, a four-year-old national "social selling" jewelry company known for its customizable jewelry and … [Read more...]

Kipling Inspires Paying it Forward with New Campaign

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So what's on the menu at the Kipling truck? Making consumers happy and inspiring them to pay it forward! Kipling's … [Read more...]

Earlier Pre-Easter Selling Boosted Comps at Stein Mart, L Brands, Cato, Zumiez

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Earlier pre-Easter selling contributed to increased sales at fashion retailing compared to last year according to certain March … [Read more...]

Victorian Trend Sweeps Runways, TV, Movies, Museums…

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Victorian-era styling is making a very, very retro comeback. From TV series like "The Lizzie Bordon Chronicles," which just … [Read more...]

AAFA Hosts Strategic Sourcing, Customs & Logistics Conference

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Arlington, Va.--Hot topics on sourcing trends, customs policies, logistics challenges and global expansion are on the agenda next … [Read more...]

Donald Pliner Leaving Footwear Company

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Los Angeles--Donald Pliner, founder of his eponymous luxury footwear brand has announced he is leaving his current position as … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak and Shopkick Announce Retail Partnership

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Chicago--ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, has teamed up with … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Deemed Ultra Trustworthy

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New York-- ANN INC., the parent company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, has been recognized as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies … [Read more...]