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Book of the Month: Tarina Tarantino’s “The Sparkle Factory”

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Los Angeles—Tarina Tarantino’s penchant for whimsy has always come across in her playful, vibrant jewelry designs. Now she offers a behind-the-scenes experience in her book “THE SPARKLE FACTORY: The Design and Craft of Tarina’s Fashion Jewelry and Accessories,” (August 2013; Running Press; Paperback with Flaps; 272 pages; $23). Growing up, …

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Report: 8 in 10 Retailers Say Organized Retail Crime Is Increasing

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Washington–Increasingly sophisticated organized retail crime gangs—who steal billions of dollars worth of merchandise each year only to sell that merchandise online or at physical fence locations—are victimizing more retailers than ever. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s ninth annual ninth annual Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Survey found that 93.5% …

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Charlotte Olympia & Veuve Clicquot Do Bubbly Collaboration

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Westminster, London–Charlotte Olympia launches Lovely Bubbly Veuve Clicquot collection, which combines two of a girl’s favorite things–shoes and champagne. Charlotte Olympia and Veuve Clicquot worked together to create this unique handbag and footwear collection. The items contain intricate details, including gold embellishment, bubbles, glittering cork, and lots and lots of …