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Hanes Relaunches Smooth Illusions

Hanes Smooth Illusions

Winston-Salem, NC--Hanes Hosiery has relaunched its popular Hanes Smooth Illusions line of toning hosiery and shapewear with … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel to Acquire Stuart Weitzman

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group, Inc. plans to acquire a 55% stake in Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC, a privately-held women’s … [Read more...]

Nike Targets $27 Billion by 2015

Nike Swoosh

New York--Athletic footwear and activewear brand Nike is targeting revenues of $27 billion by the end of fiscal 2015, led by … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Muted but Still Respectable

Shopping

As April retail sales results began spilling in today, many reported weaker-than-expected performances on same-store sales, often … [Read more...]

FABB Honors Henri Bendel’s Ed Bucciarelli

FABB founder Reenie Brown with actress Molly Sims and Ed Bucciarelli at last night

New York—The accessories industry gathered Tuesday night to celebrate in at the annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB) … [Read more...]

Grateful Dead Gets True Tribute

Grateful Dead

New York--Whether you’re a card-carrying Dead fan or not, there’s no denying that the Grateful Dead was (some would say still is) … [Read more...]

Luxury Marketers May Face Leaner Second Quarter

Cartier store, Fifth Avenue, New York

Stevens, PA--Unity Marketing's Luxury Consumption Index (LCI) fells 9.3 points in April as affluent consumers focus on saving, … [Read more...]

Bluefly Cuts First Quarter Losses

Bluefly Bag

New York--Online off-price retailer Bluefly reported Tuesday that sales have been boosted by a revival in the luxury market, … [Read more...]

Design Lab Draws Attention at AccessoriesTheShow

Crowds at the AccessoriesTheShow Design Lab section

New York--AccessoriesTheShow officials report a robust May market with a current 4% increase in two day attendance in comparison … [Read more...]

MET and Brooklyn Museums Salute American Fashion

Elsa Schiaparelli Necklace

New York--A new relationship between the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum results in … [Read more...]

Boots that Shape You Up

FitFlop Boots

You’ve surely heard about FitFlops, the shoe that “shapes you up while you walk.” Originally conceived as a cellulite fighting … [Read more...]

NPD’S Marshal Cohen Discusses the New Consumer at AccessoriesTheShow

On a new generation of shoppers: "They may not even go into a physical store,"  says NPD's Marshal Cohen.

New York-- Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at NPD Group and author of the new book “BUY ME! New Ways to Get Customers to … [Read more...]