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Available NOW: The F/W 15/16 5 BIG TRENDS Forecast

In What's New, Industry News, Directions Trend Forecasting by Accessories Staff

New York–It’s never too early to be ahead of the curve! Accessories Magazine’s Trend Forecasting Service–the industry’s only accessories-only forecasting service–has what you need to develop Fall/Winter 2015-16 accessories or plan retail buys. 5 Big Trends Forecast Our 5 Big Tends–F/W 15/16 forecast offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends …

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Week in Review: Must-Know News

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place. But several of the latest consumer surveys reveal that shoppers actually prefer to shop in store. In one of the latest reports, A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study found “stores play a …

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Download Spring/Summer 2015 Jewelry & Handbag Trend Reports

In Fashion, What's New, Directions Trend Forecasting by Accessories Staff

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Looking to maximize Spring/Summer 2015 handbag and jewelry trends in your designs or store for next season? Are you an editor/blogger looking for advanced trend information? Accessories Magazine’s Trend Forecasting Service now offers two separate, capsulized reports tailored to your needs… all in a simple download. After analyzing thousands of …

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Be In Touch With Accessories Directions’ Spring, Summer Trends

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money. Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, …

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Week in Review: News Not to Miss

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—After a flurry of retail earnings reports in late April, the final batch came out this week. Like the previous one, they are a mixed bag. Higher expenses, lower margins, dealing with a promotional environment along with lower traffic took its toll on a range of retailers’ bottom lines …

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Spring 15 Preview: Accessories Directions Analyzes Next Spring, Summer Trends

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, …

Be First with the Forecast: Spring, Summer 2015 Accessories Trends

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–It’s never too early to be ahead of the curve!  Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, this comprehensive, semi-annual forecast meticulously analyzes the …

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Week in Review: Not-to-Miss News

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—There are only 8 shopping days left till Mother’s Day and if retailers play their cards right—luring in Millennials—then the build-up to the holiday could prove lucrative. In its latest consumer survey released this week, the National Retail Federation found that apparel and accessories are among the top items …

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Week in Review: News-to-Know

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store sales, rising promotional activity and disappointing earnings forecasts. Indeed spring seems to finally be here when the U.S. Department of Commerce this week announced March retail sales figures …

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Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, announced a partnership with Berkshire Partners including a $350 million war chest for investing in high-growth retail. Another company investing in future potential: PVH which took a minority stake in Karl …

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Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting: Spring/Summer 2015 Report Available

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money! Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the essential trend/color/classification tools and trends to design, develop and plan Spring/Summer 2015 accessories lines and retail buys. With an eye on the women’s fashion accessories industry, …

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5 Key Fall/Winter 2014/15 Trend Boards

In Trend Boards, What's New by Accessories Staff

We created inspiration boards for the key five trends of the Fall/Winter 2014/15 season: Pop Idol, Victor/Victoria, Modern Couture, Gypsy Traveler and Dark Star. For more detailed information with sketches, classification notes, Pantone colors and more, go to AccessoriesDirections.com. Despite the status quo of a struggling economy, inexplicable violence and …