Updates on industry movers and shakers

Industry Reacts to Sudden Death of Carol Dauplaise, Industry Icon

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Jewelry designer and founder of her eponymous company Carol Dauplaise died tragically Monday morning after being hit by a car in … [Read more...]

The Headwear Association Announces 2016 Headwear Hall of Fame Inductees

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New York—Some hipsters, starlets, sex symbol and a movie star cowboy rank among the inductees to the 2016 Headwear Hall of … [Read more...]

Kate Spade, the Person, Takes New Brand Name


New York—What’s in a name? Plenty if you happen to be Kate Spade, the person—not the brand, that is.In a report from Business … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Names New Chief Strategy, Chief Growth Officers

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Cincinnati—Macy’s Inc. today named two key senior executive changes as the company moves to grow its omnichannel business based on … [Read more...]

Fashion Group International Awards Rising Star Awards in Jewelry, Accessories

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New York—The Fashion Group International named last week its roster of the 19th annual Rising Star Awards at a luncheon at … [Read more...]

Designer Jewelry Advocate Cindy Edelstein Dies


Pelham, NY—Cindy Edelstein, longtime consultant, entrepreneur and promoter of designer fashion and fine jewelry, died suddenly on … [Read more...]

Kim Kardashian to Partner with Mobile Phone Case Company

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Boonton, NJ—Many argue that Kim Kardashian West is famous solely to being famous. She can claim one title justifiably: Queen of … [Read more...]

Late Rock Icon David Bowie Influenced Fashion, Too


New York—As the world mourns the passing of rock legend David Bowie with tributes about his contributions to music, film, and … [Read more...]

AAFA Named Rick Helfenbein as Next President/CEO

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Washington--The American Apparel & Footwear Association Board of Directors today announced that Rick Helfenbein, an … [Read more...]

NRF Foundation Announces The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2016

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Washington--The NRF Foundation today announced the 25 individuals named to “The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2016.” The … [Read more...]

Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees


 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame!The recipients were … [Read more...]

Coach Names Annabelle Yu Long as 9th Board Member

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New York--Coach, Inc. today announced that Annabelle Yu Long has been appointed to Coach, Inc.’s Board of Directors. The … [Read more...]