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Retail Rap: Talking with Piperlime’s Makiko Tada

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As part of a continuing series, Accessories talks with key accessories merchants. Here, Makiko Tada, Merchandise Manager, Jewelry/Accessories/Handbags of  Piperlime, San Francisco, talks Holiday 2013 and Resort 2014 business and projections. “Piperlime has enjoyed exciting growth in accessory categories in recent years. Our business has evolved to support the trends …

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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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NRF Recognizes Amazon, Crocs, Kohl’s, Lululemon as Innovators, Leaders at Retail

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People

Washington—Retailers who think outside the box when it comes to innovative practices are being recognized for their achievements by their peers. The National Retail Federation (NRF) announced Wednesday that Amazon, Crocs, Kohl’s and lululemon are the latest winners of the trade association’s annual awards. Presented to the recipients on Tuesday, …

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Greenwich Jewelers Creates Online Auction to Benefit Sandy Victims

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New York—After the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, downtown Manhattan jeweler Greenwich Jewelers rallied the jewelry industry to help the relief effort. Starting today, the Sparkle for Sandy Relief Auction kicks into gear. The auction features donated merchandise from jewelers across the country, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Waves for …

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Accessories Announces its 2012 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Features

New York—Accessories Magazine is proud to announce the 2nd 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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This 150-Year-Old French Jeweler Snubs Snobbery

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New York–Despite its 150-year history, French jeweler Mauboussin is not going for snob appeal. In fact, its break-the-rules approach is decidedly democratic. Sharing its little uptown stretch of Madison Avenue with Jimmy Choo, David Yurman and Graff Jewelers, Parisian import Mauboussin recently renovated its Manhattan townhouse store (the only one …

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New Top Level Execs at HanesBrands, ShedRain, Links of London

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People

HanesBrands Names CFO and Other Top Executives Winston-Salem, NC–HanesBrands announced Wednesday that Richard D. Moss has been promoted to chief financial officer effective immediately. Moss, 53, who has served as the company’s treasurer since January 2006, was chosen to fill the open CFO position after an extensive review of internal …

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Nominate GMMs, DMMs, Buyers to Accessories Magazine’s 2012 Merchants Hall of Fame

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People

New York–Know an accessories merchant who is a strategic thinker with a keen sense of who their customer is? One who isn’t afraid to take risks to bring innovative merchandise to their customers? Someone who’s adept at seizing opportunities based on uptrending fashions or emerging trends? If so, Accessories magazine …

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Frye Opens First Flagship–in NYC

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New York–Basking in its almost 150-year heritage, Frye has opened a gorgeous vintage-contemporary flagship store in Soho, New York. The 6,000-square-foot store, located on Spring Street, is the brand’s first flagship, featuring its largest assortment of men’s, women’s and children’s merchandise. The store kicks off a retail expansion that projects …