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Yes, the Shoe Fits! Why You Should Carry Shoes in Your Store

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In recent years, department stores and specialty chains have stepped up their footwear game with revamped, expanded and elevated shoe departments. Macy’s has the largest shoe department in the world at 66,000 square feet, while Saks Fifth Avenue’s 10022-SHOE department has its own zip code. Barneys has a 22,000 square …

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Moves: Coach Names New CFO; Nordstrom CTO Leaving

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Coach, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017. Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. “Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and …

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Don’t Miss Accessories Magazine’s “Thinking Outside the Box” Retail Presentation at the Javits

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Looking for some new ideas for your store? Make sure to stop by Bright Ideas: Creative Ways For Your Store to Think Outside the Box, at the Javits during the fashion trade shows. Created by Accessories Magazine Editor-in-Chief Lauren Parker, the presentation will cover topics such as clever pop-ups, eye-catching display/visual …

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Accessories Magazine Offers Trend Presentations at Trade Shows Next Week

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What will be the key fashion themes for Spring/Summer 2017? What about the hottest accessories items? Accessories magazine is excited to announce that it has teamed up with fashion trade show industry leader, UBM Fashion Group, to execute three exciting initiatives.  This January 8-10 at Javits Center, Accessories magazine will …

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2017 Retail Predictions: From Marshal Cohen, NPD Group

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What will 2017 bring to the retail industry? Accessories caught up with Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, Inc., who puts the past data, current thoughts and future projections into his crystal ball for us. Here, some notes from our chat. Are you optimistic for women’s accessories in …

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Accessories Announces its 2017 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Now in its seventh year, Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2017 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 …

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RENT THE RUNWAY SECURES $60M FOR ITS BUSINESS OPERATIONS

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Things are definitely looking up for Rent the Runway. Just recently, Rent the Runway announced that it got funds worth $60M through the efforts of Fidelity Management and Research Company, in collaboration with investors Technology Crossover Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Advance Publications, Inc., and Highland Capital Partners. Long story short: …