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Harold B. Sachs, Former FASA Chief, Dies

Harold B. Sachs (1924-2011)

New York--Harold B. Sachs, longtime executive director of Gemini Shippers Association and Fashion Accessories Shippers Association … [Read more...]

Olsens Bow First Handbag Line at Barneys

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

New York—Those irrepressible twin sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, are at it again. Both have their hands on several … [Read more...]

Swatch ‘Eyes’ New Watch Collaboration

Designer Rankin wearing his Swatch watch designs

Bienne, Switzerland--British fashion photographer Rankin may be renowned for his celebrity portraits, but his new limited-edition … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Exploring IPO to Fund Expansion?

Michael Kors on runway

New York--Michael Kors is looking to sell a 25% stake in his company to fund a $500 million global expansion plan. And the chief … [Read more...]

JCPenney Clarifies Johnson’s CEO Start Date

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—While everyone from Silicon Valley to Seventh Avenue has been buzzing about Apple Inc.’s senior vice president of retail … [Read more...]

Executive Changes: Delia’s, Neiman Marcus Direct, Collective Brands, Kenneth Cole

Delia's logo

Wet Seal's Dyan Jozwick Appointed President of Delia's New York--Dyan Jozwick, formerly of Wet Seal, has been named president of … [Read more...]

Apple Retail Head to Helm JCPenney

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—Ron Johnson, Steve Job’s senior vice president of the highly touted Apple stores, was named today chief executive … [Read more...]

Executive Appointments: NPD Group, Koolaburra, Loehmann’s

Appointments

The NPD Group, Inc. Appoints Three Executives in Long Island Offices Port Washington, NY–The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Accessories Network Group

Abe Chehebar, founder, president and CEP of Accessories Network Group

From multi-brand licensee to multi-brand owner, Accessory Network Group goes into acquisition mode.As far as handbags and … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, the Face for William Rast Sunwear

Danica Patrick

Los Angeles—It’s a week for wins at William Rast, the apparel and accessories company begun in 2005 by singer Justin Timberlake … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton Wears a Dress and Crashes Website

The Duchess of Cambridge with first lady Michelle Obama

London--Accessories designers: get those product placement publicists ready! If you still didn’t believe in "The Kate Effect," you … [Read more...]

FIT Grads Welcome Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh at Commencement

Tony Hsieh of Zappos

New York--The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Jay and Patty Baker School of … [Read more...]