Reports

Accessories magazine’s Annual Census Report; industry statistics; retail earnings

Hermes Q1 Sales Jump on Increased Demand for Accessories

Hermes Birkin

Paris--Hermès International reported Wednesday that its first quarter sales jumped 25.5% on soaring demand for watches, scarves … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Q1 Profit Surges, Beating Expectations

Macy's Inc.

New York—Macy’s Inc. reported today that its first-quarter profit surged more than fivefold, helped by expense control and its My … [Read more...]

American Apparel Narrows Q1 Losses

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel Inc. says it is "cautiously optimistic" after expanding margins helped offset lower sales to narrow … [Read more...]

Higher Sales Help Bluefly Narrow Q1 Loss

Bluefly Bag

New York--Bluefly.com, the online retailer of designer apparel and accessories, reported Tuesday that it narroved its first … [Read more...]

Fossil Q1 Profit Jumps on Stronger Sales

Fossil

Richardson, TX--Fossil Inc. reported today that its first-quarter profits jumped 55% beating retail analysts forecasts as its … [Read more...]

Coach Confirms Listing on Hong Kong Stock Market

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New York—Ending weeks of speculation in the financial markets, Coach Inc., confirmed today that it intends to pursue a dual … [Read more...]

Shipping Report: U.S. Apparel, Footwear Imports Shifting Away from China

Shipping Report

Newark, NY--China's share of U.S. imports is declining in labor-intensive merchandise such as footwear and apparel, and sourcing … [Read more...]

Footwear Q1: Steve Madden Profits Up, Timberland Tumbles

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 Steve Madden Books 16% Q1 Profit Hike Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden has got off to a strong start to the year after a surge … [Read more...]

Kenneth Cole Q1 Posts Net Loss on High Costs

Kenneth Cole

New York—Citing one-time costs related to store closings and downsizing, Kenneth Cole Productions reported Wednesday that it had a … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Honors 2011/First Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

Lori Milligan Cassidy of Stein Mart, pictured with her husband, accepts her 2011 Merchants Hall of Fame plaque at FABB. Below, Hall of Fame recipients line up to receive their plaques.

New York—As part of the festivities during the 22nd annual FABB (Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball), Accessories magazine honored … [Read more...]

The NPD Group Offers Insights into Handbag Market

NPD Group

New York—“Basics maintain volume but innovation drives growth.”Such was the main message underscoring a lively presentation of … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Increase Better than Expected

Mall shopping photo

New York—While gas and food prices may be on the rise, a late Easter boosted retail sales results for April.Of the 25 … [Read more...]