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Accessories Magazine’s 2013 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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New York—Accessories Magazine is proud to announce the 3rd 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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Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

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New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations for December comparable store sales. Of the 17 or so major retailers reporting today (excluding drugstores), total December comparable store sales rose 4.5%, topping analysts’ estimates for a 3.3% increase. Even better, the …

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Stage Stores Donates $65,000 to Breast Cancer Research

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Houston—Stage Stores Inc. showed that it’s truly the little things that count…and add up to big things. During the month of October, the company—which operates under the names Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage—sold over 4,400 brightly colored breast-cancer-themed bracelets and 1,200 umbrellas adorned with the signature pink breast …