Profiles

In-depth interviews with top retailers

Store Savvy: Chanel Builds Fashion Boxing Gym at Bergdorfs

20141014_174446 - Copy

New York--Bet your gym isn't this chic.Chanel has riffed off its Fall/Winter 2014 "Coco Coach" ad campaign by recreating the … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Ali Galgano, Founder/CEO, Charm & Chain

Charm and Chain founder and CEO  Ali Galgano - Copy

Charm & Chain was founded in 2008 with the aspiration of “bringing beautiful and unique designer jewelry online at a time when … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…BaubleBar

BAUBLEBAR Daniella Yacobovsky on left...and Amy Jain

A new $10 million investment is set to make BaubleBar's already-hot fashion jewelry site even hotter.Founded in 2011 by two … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Jamie Kovelman, Founder, Max & Chloe

max and chloe

Founded in 2005 to fill a niche for online fashion and fine jewelry, Miami-based Max and Chloe certainly has more competition … [Read more...]

Fred Segal to ‘Reinvent Retail Experience’; Paul Blum Named CEO of Parent Co.

fred_segal

New York—Sandow, owner of LA-based retailer Fred Segal, has plenty to talk about this week. For one, the company has partnered … [Read more...]

UK Brand Whistles Comes to U.S. Via Bloomingdales

whistles-spring-2014-campaign-656x429

London—American consumers who love the brand Whistles should be whistling a happy tune right about now.The contemporary … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Heidi Hoelzer, VP/GMM of Women’s, Scoop

Untitled-1

Hailed as the “ultimate closet” shopping experience, Scoop currently has 16 stores (including an e-commerce business). Heidi … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Jennifer Wesch, DMM, Bebe

Jennifer Wesch

With 185 stores in the US, plus licensed stores in 26 countries, Bebe has definitely made a name for itself. Now, Jennifer Wesch, … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Honors 2014 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

ACC_ Jan 2014_Spreads_WEB_Page_01

New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 4th round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame.The … [Read more...]

JCPenney “Pleased” with December Sales, Wall Street? Not So Much

jcpenneyxmas

Plano, TX—JCPenney reported today that it was “pleased” with its holiday sales performance. However, Wall Street responded to the … [Read more...]

Elaine Turner Expands Brand

DSC_7001

Houston—Not surprisingly, Elaine Turner, a finalist for the 2011 Texas Business Woman of the Year Award, has been up to big … [Read more...]

Retail Rap: Talking with Shopbop’s DMM Stephanie Nelson

Shopbop, Stephanie Nelson

As part of a continuing series, Accessories talks with key accessories merchants. Here, Stephanie Nelson, DMM Accessories at … [Read more...]