Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Fri, 22 May 2015 16:05:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Item of the Day: Baccarat Ring http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120087/item-of-the-day-baccarat-ring http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120087/item-of-the-day-baccarat-ring#respond Fri, 22 May 2015 16:05:56 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120087 Item of the Day: Baccarat Ring

It’s peony flower season, which means we not only got/gave them for Mother’s Day, but we’re seeing them in bunches at florists all around the city. But not for long! This fleeting flower is soon to make its exit, not to return until next year. That’s why we smiled when we saw the color name […]

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New Nordstrom Service Lets Customers Shop by Text http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119973/new-nordstrom-service-lets-customers-shop-by-text http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119973/new-nordstrom-service-lets-customers-shop-by-text#respond Fri, 22 May 2015 16:04:42 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=119973 New Nordstrom Service Lets Customers Shop by Text

Having launched TextStyle today in all its 116 Nordstrom stores, Nordstrom Inc. is now the only retail company in the U.S. offering customers the ability to shop and buy via text message. TextStyle lets customers to make curated purchases from their salesperson or personal stylist using text messaging. “TextStyle is an important step forward in […]

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Powerful Documentary Reveals “True Cost” of Fashion http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119871/powerful-documentary-reveals-true-cost-of-fashion http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119871/powerful-documentary-reveals-true-cost-of-fashion#respond Fri, 22 May 2015 16:03:30 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=119871 Powerful Documentary Reveals “True Cost” of Fashion

While hard to face, the fashion industry is being forced to confront what is truly considered the “true cost” of inexpensive, fast-fashion. A powerful, goose-bumps-while-you-watch documentary called The True Cost juxtaposes fashion runway footage and fancy shops with filthy sweatshops, factory catastrophes, tough labor conditions and more. Directed by Andrew Morgan, The True Cost focuses […]

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Item of the Day: Jennifer Haley Handbags http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120127/item-of-the-day-jennifer-haley-handbags http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120127/item-of-the-day-jennifer-haley-handbags#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 16:05:35 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120127 Item of the Day: Jennifer Haley Handbags

While premium denim jeans have relinquished much of their reign to leggings, denim as a fashion material is actually stronger than ever. This denim tote from Jennifer Haley shows how a little creativity can breathe new life into what is, and will always be, America’s favorite way of singin’ the blues. Jennifer Haley’s Two-tone Denim […]

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Shopify IPO Soars; Co. Valuation at $1.89 Billion http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120131/shopify-goes-public-with-valuation-of-1-89-billion http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120131/shopify-goes-public-with-valuation-of-1-89-billion#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 16:04:56 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120131 Shopify IPO Soars; Co. Valuation at $1.89 Billion

Shopify, a Canadian tech company that helps small and mid-sized retailers build e-commerce sites, has incited a bit of investor fever. Opening at $17 in yesterday’s IPO, Shopify saw shares surge to $28 in its first day of trading, giving it a valuation of $1.89 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. Shopify sold 7.7 […]

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TJX Reports Q1 Earnings Up 8%, Beats Estimates http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120083/tjx-reports-q1-earnings-up-8-beats-estimates http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120083/tjx-reports-q1-earnings-up-8-beats-estimates#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 16:03:44 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120083 TJX Reports Q1 Earnings Up 8%, Beats Estimates

TJX Companies beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates by three cents per share in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. The company, which operates the TJ Maxx and Marshall’s off-price chains, reported net sales up 6% to $6.9 billion and same-store sales up 5%. Diluted earnings per share of $0.69 were up 8% over last year’s […]

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JCPenney Hires Mary Beth West as New CMO http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119111/jcpenney-hires-mary-beth-west-as-new-cmo http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119111/jcpenney-hires-mary-beth-west-as-new-cmo#respond Thu, 21 May 2015 16:01:23 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=119111 JCPenney Hires Mary Beth West as New CMO

Mary Beth West, who served on JCPenney’s board of directors since 2005, will resign from that position to become the retailer’s latest EVP, Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, effective June 1. “Mary Beth’s contributions to the Board have been invaluable,” said Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III, chief executive officer of JCPenney in a statement. “Her […]

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Item of the Day: Eleanor Kalle http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120050/item-of-the-day-eleanor-kalle http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120050/item-of-the-day-eleanor-kalle#respond Wed, 20 May 2015 16:05:28 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120050 Item of the Day: Eleanor Kalle

With all the Marvel superhero movies coming out lately, not to mention Charlize Theron’s feminist warrior role in the latest Mad Max reboot, it’s no wonder we’re drawn to any sort of cuff with a bold, take-no-prisoner Wonder Woman-esque attitude. This new Paris cuff by jewelry designer Eleanor Kalle is the brand’s largest and most […]

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Target Q1 Beats Expectations; Digital Sales Up 38% http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120076/target-q1-beats-expectations-digital-sales-up-40 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120076/target-q1-beats-expectations-digital-sales-up-40#respond Wed, 20 May 2015 16:04:19 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120076 Target Q1 Beats Expectations; Digital Sales Up 38%

Target reported first quarter earnings that topped analysts’ expectations. The company earned 98 cents a share, with adjusted earnings of $1.10 a share. Analysts expected $1.03 a share, according to Thomson Reuters. The stock rose as much as 1.9% to $79.40 in New York after the results were released, according to Bloomberg business. It had […]

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Urban Outfitters Inc. Misses Q1 Expectations by $20 Million; CEO to Retire http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120047/urban-outfitters-inc-misses-q1-expectations-by-20-million-ceo-to-retire http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/120047/urban-outfitters-inc-misses-q1-expectations-by-20-million-ceo-to-retire#respond Wed, 20 May 2015 16:03:20 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=120047 Urban Outfitters Inc. Misses Q1 Expectations by $20 Million; CEO to Retire

Despite reporting what it hailed as record Q1 sales, Urban Outfitters Inc. missed Wall Street’s expectations by $20 million. First-quarter revenue was up 7.7% to $739 million. Earnings per share of $0.25 were short of analysts’ predictions of $0.30 per share. Urban Outfitters shares fell by more than 14% in early trading on Tuesday after […]

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Accessories Council Hosts 16th Annual Next Generation Awards http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119958/accessories-council-hosts-16th-annual-next-generation-awards http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119958/accessories-council-hosts-16th-annual-next-generation-awards#respond Wed, 20 May 2015 16:02:49 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=119958 Accessories Council Hosts 16th Annual Next Generation Awards

The Accessories Council is looking toward the next generation of accessories designers with the 16th Annual Next Generation Awards, held recently at the Fashion Institute of Technology and open to FIT students. The event featured 10 category sponsorships made possible through Collection XIIX, FGX International, Haskell Jewels, Global Brands Group, Jack Spade, Kara Ross New […]

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Item of the Day: IceLink Time Zone Watch http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119951/item-of-the-day-icelink-timezone-watch http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/119951/item-of-the-day-icelink-timezone-watch#respond Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:46 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=119951 Item of the Day: IceLink Time Zone Watch

The long Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and for some, this means a trip to _____ (fill in blank with location of second home). But if you’re really an epic jetsetter (or the owner of a company with offices all around the world), strap on this six timezone watch from IceLink. Oh you’re not […]

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