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Querida Launches Handbags Featuring Global Roster of Guest Designers

QBASICO molded leather shopper designed by Laurence Raines

San Francisco—For those of us who cannot afford to jet set around the globe in search of the latest in leathergoods, Querida Inc., … [Read more...]

NPD: Specialty Stores Gain Market Share in Apparel

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Port Washington—The return of women consumers who once again are shopping for newness has helped the specialty store retail … [Read more...]

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Here at Accessories, we’re all about multitasking, so our eyes lit up when we saw this ingenious handbag concept by Bodhi. On the … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: The Drawstring Bag

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Give your bag a cinch this season with a drawstring bag. With its dual functionality, the drawstring bag serves as a fashionable … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Wood & Metal Jewelry

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Keep your eye out for the juxtaposition of man-made and natural materials in jewelry. Especially pertinent right now are … [Read more...]

Contemporary Leifsdottir Brand Bows Handbags

Leifsdottir's handbag launch

Philadelphia--Contemporary Scandinavian apparel brand Leifsdottir has been slowly inching into accessories—first with a footwear … [Read more...]

Online Fine Jewelry Auction Benefits Relief Efforts in Japan

Jewelers for Japan auction includes these H. Stern 18K diamond earrings, and below, Monica Rich Kossan's 18k locket and Mikimoto's 18k Akoya pearl and diamonds earrings

New York—There’s still time to put your bids in for “Jewelers for Japan,” an online auction of fine jewelry and watches that seeks … [Read more...]

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We don’t know about you, but we’re dizzy with excitement as the royal wedding draws near. From royal viewing parties topped off … [Read more...]

Coach Mulls Listing in Hong Kong Stock Market?

Coach flagship store in Hong Kong

New York--Coach Inc. may be following in the footsteps of Prada Group, which soon plans to launch its initial public offering on … [Read more...]

NRF: Easter Sales Continue Climb to Pre-Recession Levels

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Washington–Although some retailers reported Thursday that their March sales dropped on account of a later Easter this year, … [Read more...]

Target Tops Harris Poll on Best Value Retail Brand

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New York—For the second year in a row, Target came out on top with the strongest brand equity among retail brands. While the … [Read more...]

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Attention:  A new line of jewelry has just launched and you WILL want to fill your entire jewelry  box with it—don’t say we didn’t … [Read more...]