Reports

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

May Retail Comps Bode Caution

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New York--We’re not out of the woods yet. Retailers posted their May comps and it’s clear that a major turnaround is not yet here. … [Read more...]

Facing Luggage Fees, Americans are Traveling Lighter This Summer

Sales of smaller travel pieces such as garment bags and duffles are on the increase, NPD Group reports

As travelers face the prospect of airline baggage charges even for carry ons, Americans may be traveling lighter this … [Read more...]

Int’l Growth Boosts Collective Brand’s 1st Quarter

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Topeka, KS--Collective Brands posted today a 43% increase in first quarter profit, buoyed by international sales growth of 23.1% … [Read more...]

Consumer Reports Study Reveals Retail Favorites, Biggest Gripes

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Yonkers, NY—When Consumers Reports asked American consumers which national retailer they rated top notch, Costco topped the list. … [Read more...]

Richemont Posts 44% Drop in Full-Year Profit

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Geneva--Luxurygoods group Richemont SA says it continues to face “plenty of challenges” after posting a 44% drop in full-year … [Read more...]

Aquascutum to Build Accessories Biz

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London--Resurrected luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is to develop its own accessories business as part of plans to drive future … [Read more...]

Movado Narrows 1st Quarter Loss, to Close Retail Division

By closing its retail divison, Movado is focusing more attention to its wholesale channels for Movado and its other watch brands

Paramus, NJ—Although Movado Group Inc. (MOV.N) posted a narrower-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, it will close its … [Read more...]

J. Crew Doubles Q1 Profit as Revenue Leaps

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New York--Revenue increases of 20% from its stores and catalog business helped retailer J. Crew Group double its first quarter … [Read more...]

Chinese Fashion Accessories Report Projects Export Growth

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Hong Kong--Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has just published its China Sourcing Report: Fashion Accessories covering belts, … [Read more...]

Tiffany’s Q1 Earnings Up 22%

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New York--Tiffany & Co.'s first-quarter earnings more than doubled further fueling indications that mainstream as well as … [Read more...]

American Eagle 1st Quarter Profit Drops

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Pittsburgh—Citing “margin pressure due to weaker business trends, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. reported today that its fiscal … [Read more...]

Prada Reports 1st Quarter Revenues Above Expectations

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Milan—With virtually all its main markets reporting sales increases, Prada posted this week a 26% increase in its first quarter … [Read more...]