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2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Chan Luu

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Los Angeles-based fashion designer Chan Luu transmits her easy, breezy California flair to her accessories and apparel, but it’s … [Read more...]

Gap Inc.’s Incoming CEO Names New Gap, Banana Republic Leaders

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San Francisco—Art Peck, who will succeed Glenn Murphy as chief executive of Gap Inc. in February, has promoted two executives … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Ebay for New Immersive Retail Experience

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New York—Rebecca Minkoff has partnered with eBay Inc. to bring its tech-savvy customer a new, immersive shopping experience at its … [Read more...]

Accessories Grows Its Merchants Hall of Fame

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New York--Accessories Magazine continues its tradition of honoring the best of the best merchants in the industry with its 2015 … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Q3 Sales to Falter, New COO Named

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New York—New York & Co. today gave a preliminary outlook for its third quarter sales and updated its forecast. On a … [Read more...]

Latina Superstar Maite Perroni Partners with National Store To Launch Fashion

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Gardena, CA—Maite Perroni, one of Mexico’s leadering actresses, singers/songwriters, is heading North of the Border to introduce … [Read more...]

Laurence Grunstein Named CEO at Circa

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New York—Laurence R. Grunstein has been unanimously appointed chief executive officer—effective immediately for Circa, the … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Kenneth Jay Lane

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With his first fine jewelry line, Kenneth Jay Lane is not only faking it, but he’s doing the real thing as well for the first … [Read more...]

Pandora Hopes for Touchdown with Football Ambassador

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Columbia, MD—Do jewelry and major league sports go together? Yes says Pandora, which has been making connections with women in … [Read more...]

Bill Blass Names Chris Benz as Creative Director

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New York--Chris Benz is the new creative director for Bill Blass, reporting to president and COO Stuart Goldblatt. Benz, who … [Read more...]

RG Barry Brands Announces Baggallini Leadership Change

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Pickerington, OH--RG Barry Brands announced a new chief for its its baggallini handbag business. Alan M. Krantzler, chief … [Read more...]

Tributes for a Seventh Avenue Gentleman

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22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014

New York—He was first and foremost a gentleman. The so-called Sultan of Suave once offered a ride to several editors from … [Read more...]