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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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Retail Bestsellers: What’s Hot Now at South Moon Under

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Berlin, MD—July typically has been a month of summer doldrums, especially at retail. But that’s changing as special sales pick up and parents are shopping even earlier for their back-to-school purchases. As a new feature in Accessories magazine’s Daily Newsflash, we’re asking leading retailers of accessories to tell us exactly …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …

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Accessories Magazine’s Merchants Hall of Fame Spotlight: Nancy Pastor, Macy’s Merchandising

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People

To celebrate all the Inductees into Accessories Magazine’s 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame, we will spotlight one merchant a day leading up the FABB ball this evening, where Accessories Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Lauren Parker will present the awards. To see the entire list of inductees over the years, click here. NANCY …

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Store Savvy: Nasty’s Gal’s 1st Store Takes the Brand from Clicks to Bricks

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Los Angeles–A bold neon sign hangs in the window stating, “No, it’s not a porn site.” Eye-catching? Yes. Necessary? Probably not anymore. Nasty Gal–a buzzy, super-successful online fashion site for trendy, free-thinking women–just opened its first retail location, and the name is finally overriding its Name. Nasty Gal’s garage-to-cult-status success …

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10 Minutes With…BaubleBar

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A new $10 million investment is set to make BaubleBar’s already-hot fashion jewelry site even hotter. Founded in 2011 by two friends from Harvard Business School, New York-based jewelry e-tailer BaubleBar has since been setting the fashion jewelry world on fire because it understands what women want: trend-driven fashion jewelry …

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Fred Segal to ‘Reinvent Retail Experience’; Paul Blum Named CEO of Parent Co.

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New York—Sandow, owner of LA-based retailer Fred Segal, has plenty to talk about this week. For one, the company has partnered with equity investor Evolution Media Partners. Secondly, Paul Blum, best known for helming brands such as David Yurman, Kenneth Cole and Juicy Couture, has been named Sandow’s chief executive …

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10 Minutes With…Heidi Hoelzer, VP/GMM of Women’s, Scoop

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Hailed as the “ultimate closet” shopping experience, Scoop currently has 16 stores (including an e-commerce business). Heidi Hoelzer, VP/GMM of Women’s, has been with the company for eight years, guiding the retailer to target a 25 to 45-year-old customer who’s “fashionable without being too trendy, and is always effortlessly chic …

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Accessories Magazine Honors 2014 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Features

New York—Accessories magazine is proud to announce the 4th 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 …