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Week in Review: News Not to Miss

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—While it may be Friday the 13th—a traditionally an unlucky day—most U.S. retailers are probably rejoicing and racking up sales. Several positive signs were revealed this week to justify that optimism. The monthly global port tracker found imports of containers were on the rise the last couple of months …

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Retail Report Reveals “Best” and “Worst” Retailers of 2012 Season?

In Reports, Industry Experts, What's New by Accessories Staff

Charleston, SC—How do you measure what makes a retailer the “best” or “worst” of 2012? Well, According to America’s Research Group (ARG), which today released its Updated Retail Report, you have to taken into account customer retention. “A well-marketed, well-merchandised retailer needs to retain 80% or more of its customer …