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

Mulberry Raises Full Year Forecast Again

Mulberry's Alexa bag

Somerset, England—In a week that has seen companies such as Burberry, Richemont and Swatch Group report a rebound in their … [Read more...]

Henri Bendel Makes Changes to Grow Accessories

Henri Bendel

Columbus–Ed Bucciarelli is concentrating on his main love: accessories.Limited Brands, the parent company of Henri Bendel, … [Read more...]

J. Crew Extends Buy out Period to Appease Shareholders

J. Crew

New York—Although apparently no other suitors have come forward to buy the retailer, J. Crew Group agreed to extend its “go-shop” … [Read more...]

Sungless Hut Releases New Artist Series with Ray Ban


New York—We all know that artists see the world differently; now consumers can see things through their eyes (or at least one … [Read more...]

Burberry Q3 Sales Jump 27%, Raises Full Year Forecast


London--Burberry Group has posted a 27% increase in third quarter sales, and predicted today its full-year profit would be ahead … [Read more...]

Richemont Q3 Sales Up 23%


Geneva—Although Richemont reported today a 23% increase in its third quarter sales, the company cautioned that its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

Fake Louis Vuitton Pedicab Takes Counterfeiting to the Streets


San Diego—Things that make you go hmmm: a pedicab in San Diego upholstered with Louis Vuitton knockoff print.Forget LV … [Read more...]

Anchor Blue Holds Going out of Business Sale

Anchor Blue

Corona, CA--Anchor Blue is holding a going out of business sale  amid reports it has filed for bankruptcy once more.Citing … [Read more...]

Target Sets Sights on Canada with $1.8 Billion Zellers Buyout

Target Logo

Minneapolis--Target Corporation is making its first foray outside the United States after agreeing a $1.83 billion deal to take … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: December Sales Set all time High

December 2010 sales hit $308.9 billion, an all-time high.

Washington—While December sales rose less than had been forecast, the 0.6% rise was the sixth consecutive month of growth, and … [Read more...]

2009 Women’s Accessories Census Report

2009 Census Report

The 2009 Annual Census Report is even more comprehensive this year thanks to a partnership between Accessories magazine and The … [Read more...]

Lululemon’s Latest Position: Q4 Guidance Raised


Vancouver—U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner obviously knows a good retail stock when he sees it. Bloomberg Businessweek … [Read more...]