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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of 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 January/February 2016 issue of Accessories. …

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October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

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New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and even holiday totals—could be adversely affected by the Superstorm Sandy. Of the 17 retailers (excluding drugstores) tracked by Thomson Reuters that posted October results today, overall comparable store sales rose 4.7% better than …

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Despite Uncertainty, September Retail Comps Rise

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New York—Despite the daily drumming about economic uncertainty, comparable store sales continued to increase for most U.S. retailers in September. According to Thomson Reuters which tracks 23 retailers, September comparable store sales, or same store sales, increased 5.1%. That’s better than analysts’ average estimate which expected a 4.6% increases. Comparable …