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Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine

As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.

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Accessories Council Inducts Luxottica Luxury Retail’s Ed Jankowski into Hall of Fame

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Ed Jankowski, who leads Luxottica’s North American Luxury Retail division, received the Accessories Council’s Hall of Fame Award last night. The ceremony followed the Accessories Council’s first ever Accessories Summit, held at L.I.M. College. “Ed Jankowski embodies all of the characteristics that our Hall of Fame awards were intended to …

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Retail Bestsellers: What’s Hot Now at Serendipity Accessories

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As a new feature, Accessories is asking leading retailers of accessories to tell us exactly what is selling. This week, we chat with Serendipity: Accessories to Express Yourself, a trend-driven accessories boutique in downtown Pittsburgh. They were voted Best of Pittsburgh 2009 by Pittsburgh Magazine and their “journey” was written …

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Macy’s Partners with Deliv to Boost Same-Day Shipping Program

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Faster and faster delivery (aka the “last mile”) is becoming today’s retail battleground, especially when competing against behemoth Amazon. Macy’s, which already offers same-day delivery in 8 markets, has teamed up with Deliv (think Uber-like drivers that will pick up orders from brick-and-mortar stores and delivery them ASAP) to expand …