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Torrid Expands into Canada; Launches Campaign with Real Customers

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Torrid is expanding into Canada with its first store in the new wing of Toronto Eaton Centre on September 1, 2015. The City of … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: NPD’s Marshal Cohen on the Consumer

Marshal Cohen, NPD Group: "Open-sell or caseline retail environments have to give way to means for consumers to touch, feel and try on merchandise."

People vs. Consumers There’s an interesting dichotomy that exists between us as consumers and us as people in general. As … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: France Luxe Hair Emergency Kit

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What exactly constitutes a hair emergency?a) A last-minute spin class at Soul Cycle where you need to pull your hair back but … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Accessories is spreading some pre-holiday cheer with our first-ever Gift Guide. This sponsored section offers a wide variety of … [Read more...]

BaubleBar Continues Offline Growth with Bloomingdale’s Partnership

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Fashion jewelry company BaubleBar has expanded into Bloomingdale's with four locations--New York 59th Street and Soho), Los … [Read more...]

FJATA Launches Audit Management Program with Sumerra

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Providence, Rhode Island-based Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (FJATA) has announced that the FJATA Audit … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pico Design

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After months of Instagram envy regarding all those Hampton beach house photos, vacation sailing snaps and glowing sunsets, we're … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners to Buy Belk for $3 Billion

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Belk, Inc., which operates 297 stores throughout 16 Southern states, is to be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in … [Read more...]

Ireland’s Primark Sets Sights on U.S.

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The Europeans continue to conquer American retailing, and the latest invader comes from Ireland. Dublin-based fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Retail Bestsellers: What’s Hot Now at Shoptiques

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Shoptiques.com lets consumers shop the world's best local boutiques online. In the past, if you lived in Dallas and wanted to shop … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Sued for Handbag Patent Infringement

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Ralph Lauren sells a wearable tech, $5,000 handbag that can charge devices and lights up when opened to help wearers find keys, … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Pearls

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Once known as the country club staple, the classic pearl is given a modern twist for Fall/Winter 2015 jewelry. Pearls are edgy and … [Read more...]