Honors and Awards


30th Annual WJA Awards of Excellence, Hall of Fame Winners Announced

Candy Udell of London Jewelers, recipient of the Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award

New York—Smiles, laughter and personalities sparkled even more than the jewelry at Chelsea Piers on Monday night when a record … [Read more...]

U.S. Chefs Say Crocs Has Right Recipe for Comfort

Crocs @ Work

Niwot, CO–Mario Batali isn’t the only chef with a fondness for Crocs, the branded line of Croslite-made footwear. Chefs in America … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: The 7th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards

Style Roopal by designer  Rafé Totengco, the 2013 recipient of the IHDA Iconoclast Award

New York—Are you an emerging handbag designer whose New Year resolution is it to get some notoriety for your handbag … [Read more...]

Vegas’ Forum Shops at Caesars Hits Jackpot

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Las Vegas—Not all winning at Las Vegas takes place in the casinos! The Forum Shops at Caesars, a premium address for luxury … [Read more...]

2012 Mobile Retailer of the Year: Walmart

Walmart Mobile

New York—Retail giant Walmart already bills itself as the largest retailer in the world, the third largest public corporation in … [Read more...]

Britain, Spain Bestow Top Fashion Honors Upon Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik

London—Madonna once said his shoes were “better than sex” (and last longer too).  Carrie Bradshaw (played by actress Sarah Jessica … [Read more...]

16th Annual ACE Awards Honors Industry Best

Actress Olivia Wilde and fashion designer Vince Camuto. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Accessories Council

  New York—It was a star-studded, accessories bedecked crowd at the 16th Annual ACE Awards, hosted Monday evening, … [Read more...]

ACE Awards Still On For Nov. 5 in NYC

Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein

New York—The Accessories Council confirmed today that its annual Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards would continue as … [Read more...]

Retailer Eileen Fisher Named as 2012 Great Place to Work Winner

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New York– Great Place to Work named Eileen Fisher as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their … [Read more...]

The Retailer with the Best Customer Service? Amazon

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New York–Nestling out its own acquisition Zappos.com, Amazon.com rose to the top slot in the seventh annual NRF … [Read more...]

2011 Independent Handbag Designer Award Winners

Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design: Losna bags by Fabroila Pedrazzini

New York—Creativity is alive and well in handbag design as this year’s crop of recipients in the Fifth Annual Independent Handbag … [Read more...]

Accessories Council and FIT Announce Next Generation Winners

Next Generation Winner 1st Place Small Leathergoods, James Garlind

New York—The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announced the winners of its annual Next Generation Awards, giving tomorrow’s … [Read more...]