Profiles

In-depth interviews with top retailers

Accessories Announces its 2012 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

2012 Merchants Hall of Fame

New York—Accessories Magazine is proud to announce the 2nd round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The … [Read more...]

This 150-Year-Old French Jeweler Snubs Snobbery

Mauboussin interior

New York--Despite its 150-year history, French jeweler Mauboussin is not going for snob appeal. In fact, its break-the-rules … [Read more...]

New Top Level Execs at HanesBrands, ShedRain, Links of London

Executive Moves

HanesBrands Names CFO and Other Top Executives Winston-Salem, NC–HanesBrands announced Wednesday that Richard D. Moss has been … [Read more...]

JCPenney Taps Target’s Michael Francis as President

Michael Francis, JCPenney's new president

Plano,TX—In another sign that a new regime is building at JCPenney, the department store retailer announced Monday that Michael … [Read more...]

Nominate GMMs, DMMs, Buyers to Accessories Magazine’s 2012 Merchants Hall of Fame

2012 Hall of Fame

New York--Know an accessories merchant who is a strategic thinker with a keen sense of who their customer is? One who isn’t afraid … [Read more...]

ideeli.com Tops Inc.500 List of Fastest Growing Companies

ideeli.com boasts 1,000 brand partners, including Miu Miu in this recent flash sale

New York—In an era were even a 1% change in sales can wreck havoc on a company’s stock, can you imagine a 40,882% … [Read more...]

Luxottica Buys Israeli Erroca Sunglass Chain

Israeli Erroca sunglass chain will eventually all convert all doors to Sunglass Hut

Milan, Italy—Luxottica Group, which owns and operates more than 2,000 Sunglass Huts in the world, just purchased Erroca, an … [Read more...]

Frye Opens First Flagship–in NYC

Frye store: Photos by John Calabrese/Frye

New York--Basking in its almost 150-year heritage, Frye has opened a gorgeous vintage-contemporary flagship store in Soho, New … [Read more...]

Ten Minutes With….XSRE

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At the time when many retailers are downsizing, XSRE, a new all-accessories ‘superstore,’ is betting that bigger is better, with a … [Read more...]

Piero Guidi Opens NY Store

Piero Guidi Grand Shopper

New York--Renowned Italian handbag manufacturer Piero Guidi is making its retail debut in America with a store down in … [Read more...]

Tourneau Bows New Watch Retail Concept in NYC

Tourneau's New Madison Avenue concept store

New York—Tourneau opened the doors today not only to its latest store, situated on Madison Avenue at 53rd Street, but into what … [Read more...]

Deb Shops to Restructure Under Chapter 11

Deb Shops

Philadelphia--Deb Shops filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Sunday as part of plans to sell the company to … [Read more...]