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Shop For a Cause: Rafe New York x ARK

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Here's a sales pitch (with a heart): shop now, get a Fall 2016 bag in advance of this Summer and help kids go to school. Sounds … [Read more...]

More Store Closings for Sears Holdings

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Sears Holdings is closing 78 stores (68 Kmart and 10 Sears stores) this summer.In February, the company said that it would … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: RIP Prince

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We're all crying purple tears today as the news spread over the sudden and tragic death of musician Prince at the tender age of … [Read more...]

How to Combat Amazon (Yes, for Real!)

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While it’s common to call Amazon the 800-pound gorilla of the e-commerce world, if anything that underemphasizes its scale, reach, … [Read more...]

In the Market: What’s In Store for Henri Bendel for Fall ’16

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Henri Bendel held its editor preview today to show off what's coming for Fall 2016. In recent years, Bendel's had shifted from a … [Read more...]

Reed Krakoff’s REED for Kohl’s Hits Stores Today

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Announced last November, the much anticipated REED apparel and handbag collection by acclaimed designer Reed Krakoff is making … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Kipling’s ‘Sophisticated’ Styles; Eco-Friendly Line

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Even women’s accessories have to aesthetically “grow up” somehow—and this is a business strategy that Kipling has in mind … [Read more...]

Macy’s Named One of Harris Poll’s 13 “Rapid Risers”

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Macy’s Inc. received some good news from the Harris Poll’s 28th annual EquiTrend Study, which reveals the strongest brands in … [Read more...]

In the Market: What’s in Store for Fall ’16 at 100% Bloomingdale’s

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As retailers aim to set themselves apart with in-house private brands, Bloomingdale's has taken that concept to a whole new level … [Read more...]

Straight Up Answers to Complex Copyright Questions

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Accessories chatted up two lawyers who practice media, advertising and marketing law-- Deborah Adler and Joanna Summerscales from … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Lacoste Floating Sunglasses

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For anyone who has ever lost a pair of their favorite sunglasses at the bottom of the (pick one) lake, ocean, bay, river... this … [Read more...]

2016 Retailer of the Year: Bloomingdale’s

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Most people are shocked to learn that Bloomingdale’s has just 35 stores. As a retail brand often referred to as the crown jewel in … [Read more...]