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AGTA ANNOUNCES SPECTRUM AND CUTTING EDGE AWARD WINNERS

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The world’s colored gemstone and cultured pearl design competition–the AGTA Spectrum Awards–recently celebrated gem innovation and beauty. “What a spectacular collection of winners!” said Douglas K. Hucker, AGTA CEO. “The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ always showcases the best, most innovative and the most exciting evolutions in the design and colored gemstone …

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SBA Names InnovateHER Winners

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“Women venture capital partners are stuck below 10 percent. The amount of venture capital funding that goes to women entrepreneurs is even lower — only about 4 percent,” the U.S. Small Business Administration‘s  Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet explained yesterday during her announcement of the 2016 InnovateHER Innovating for Women Business Challenge. …

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Awards: Jewelry Company FAF Wins Walmart Supplier of the Year

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FAF Inc., a leading fashion jewelry and accessories company, recently received Wal-Mart’s Supplier of the Year award for “delivering excellence in execution in the apparel category.” The award is based on multiple performance metrics, including sales growth, margin improvement, modular excellence and improved store execution. “To be recognized by the …

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Lord & Taylor Gets Design Award for Holiday Windows

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New York—Even with construction scaffolding obscuring its street level façade, Lord & Taylor has scored a win with its holiday windows. The department store has received the top honor—of design:retail magazine’s Winning Windows award for its 2015 holiday window display in New York City. design:retail‘s Winning Windows awards honor the …

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Cynthia Rowley Accepts Designer of the Year Award with Hilarious Video

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Cynthia Rowley may have won the Fashion Designer of the Year at last night’s star-studded American Apparel & Footwear (AAFA) American Image Awards, but her hilarious video acceptance speech, which she presented to a crowd of nearly 400 fashion accessory A-listers and CEOs, truly stole the show. Playing seven different …

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Accessories Magazine’s Merchants Hall of Fame Spotlight: Selena Egert, Nordstrom Rack

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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 on May 6th, 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. …

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Ascena List Winners in First Jaffe Awards for Women

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Mahwah, NJ–Ascena Retail Group, Inc., announces the winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards recognizing individuals who help empower women and children. This new annual awards program honors the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store in 1962. “Ascena’s philanthropic vision is simple: empowering women and …

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Ascena Retail Group to Award $150K in Grant Money

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Mahwah, NJ—Ascena Retail Group, Inc., parent to Lane Bryant, dressbarn and Justice among others, has launched the first-ever Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards. This new annual awards program honors the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store in 1962. “Ascena’s philanthropic vision is simple: empowering women …