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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 …

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Deadline for 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame: August 15

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There’s still time to submit your nominations to buyer_hof@busjour.com What’s the best way to honor outstanding accessories merchants? Send in your nominations for Accessories Magazine’s 2015 Annual Merchants Hall of Fame Awards. This prestigious accolade recognizes individuals in retailing who make outstanding contributions to the accessories industry, but we need …

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ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards Winners Announced!

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New York—You can say these students definitely ICED their tests!! Accessories magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards competition, sponsored by Preciosa and FIT. The competition paired FIT jewelry design students with jewelry industry mentors to give the students real-life experience. Preciosa gave crystals to the six …

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National Retail Federation Honored By Environmental Protection Agency

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Washington—On Tuesday, Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the National Retail Federation (NRF) with its 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge in recognition to the NRF’s support for policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and enhance freight efficiency. “I commend the National Retail Federation for its level of commitment, …

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Next Generation Award Winners Revealed April 29 at FIT

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New York—The Accessories Council, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessories design in America, once again is joining forces with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in support of the next generation of fashion designers and industry professionals by hosting its annual Next Generation Awards. The awards program will take …

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Capezio Foundation Salutes Dance Great Twyla Tharp

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New York—Award winning choreographer and dancer Twyla Tharp has been named the recipient of the 62nd annual Capezio Dance Award. The Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation is a philanthropic organization funded by dance and apparel manufacturer, Capezio Ballet Makers. Awarded annually since 1952, the Capezio Dance Award recognizes significant contributions …

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

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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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Cambridge Satchel Company Wins 2012 WGSN Global Fashion Award

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London–The Cambridge Satchel Company won ‘Footwear & Accessories Design Team’ at the recent WGSN Global Fashion Awards, held at London’s Savoy Hotel hosted by Cat Deeley. Other winners included Victoria Beckham, Topshop and Levi’s. “Winning the WGSN Global Fashion Award 2012 for the best Footwear & Accessories Design Team means …

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NOMINATE NOW! Accessories Magazine’s 2013 Merchants Hall of Fame Awards

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New York–Want to honor outstanding accessories merchants? Send in your nominations for our Merchants Hall of Fame Awards! This prestigious accolade recognizes individuals in retailing who make outstanding contributions to the accessories industry, but we need your input to help us pinpoint the best of the best. We’re looking for …