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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …

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Accessories Magazine’s Merchants Hall of Fame Spotlight: Melissa Sanders, Dillard’s

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To celebrate all the Inductees into Accessories Magazine’s 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame, we will spotlight one merchant a day leading up the FABB ball on May 6th, where Accessories Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Lauren Parker will present the awards. To see the entire list of inductees over the years, click here. …

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Amazon, Nordstrom Lead Customer Satisfaction Index

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Ann Arbor, MI—The American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2014 report ranks Amazon the top e-commerce retailer and Nordstrom the top department store retailer. The report also shows that overall customer satisfaction is dropping for brick-and-mortar retailers and rising for web retailers. “Although there are several signs that the economy might finally …

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Accessories Honors 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 5th round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the …

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Rumor: Hudson’s Bay Company Eyeing Dillard’s?

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Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s, the predominantly Southern-based department store, is apparently an acquisition target for Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay Company, according to The Deal. Supposedly HBC’s CEO Richard Baker is interested in Dillard’s because of its valuable real estate holdings and is “one of the better run” department store chains. It also …

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Dillard’s, Dollar Tree Agree to Increase Oversight of Suppliers

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Albany, NY—Dillard’s Inc. and Dollar Tree Inc. have agreed to step up oversight of workplace safety for their overseas suppliers, prompting New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to withdraw shareholder proposals that would have asked both retailers to strengthen oversight of suppliers. As trustee to New York’s $173 billion pension …