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The latest updates from the accessories world

Bebe Posts 8% Increase in Holiday Quarter Comp Sales

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Brisbane, CA—Bebe Stores saw its shares surge 18.6% in after-hours trading after the specialty retailer reported a preliminary … [Read more...]

Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting Releases F/W 15-16 Color Report

Fall/Winter 2015-16 Color Report

New York—Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting, a division of Accessories magazine, has added Color Reporting to its stable of … [Read more...]

Amazon Sued by Real Estate Group, Probably Not Opening NYC Retail

7 West 34th Street now houses Mango and Express stores

New York--Amazon, which inked a 17-year lease with Vornado Realty Trust for office space at 7 West 34th Street in Manhattan last … [Read more...]

MarketLive Holiday Wrap Up: Sales Increase 11.7% for Index Merchants

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Chicago—And the holiday results keep coming in: the wrap-up numbers are in for Holiday 2014 for MarketLive merchants.From the … [Read more...]

Final Chance to View: Fall/Winter 2015-16 Trend Webinar on Demand

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New York–In mid-January, the next fall/winter season may still seem far off, but in reality it isn't. Industry professionals are … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Posts 6.5% Rise in Holiday Comp Sales

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Houston--Stage Stores reported comparable sales up 6.5% for the holiday months of November and December.“We are very pleased … [Read more...]

Costs Rise for Steve Madden in Q4 as Sales Flatten

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Long Island City, NY—Steve Madden reported Friday that its fourth quarter sales were flat with last year, but just edged past … [Read more...]

Get 90s Nostalgia with VH1’s New Show “Hindsight”

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 Los Angeles--Are you yearning for scrunchies, leather chokers and smoking in bars? With the 90s a key era for teen … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases 2014 Apparel, Shoe Statistics

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) released last week its ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats … [Read more...]

H&M to Debut Fashion Collection Collaboration with Coachella

HM Co Branded Collection with the Coachella

New York—H&M is famous for its collaborations with well-known ready-to-wear designers (most recently the sell-out … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Merging Store and Online Buying, Closing 14 Stores

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New York--Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are restructuring their merchandising and marketing teams to combine online and in-store … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak on Holiday Sales Growth: A Tale of Two Months

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Chicago—Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season was underway, ShopperTrak analysts predicted a 3.8% sales gain for … [Read more...]