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In Industry News, People, Uncategorized, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

As we wrap up May Market Week, we’ve all got Fall weather, Fall trends and Fall trade shows on our minds! Accessories has been checking in with some of the industry’s best retailers to see what piqued their interest most from the runway shows and what’s on their open-to-buy hit …

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In the Market: What’s in Store for Fall ’16 at 100% Bloomingdale’s

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As retailers aim to set themselves apart with in-house private brands, Bloomingdale’s has taken that concept to a whole new level with 100% Bloomingdale’s–an ambitious program whereby 1,000 exclusives (created by over 100 designers) are presented each season. At today’s Fall 2016 preview press event, Bloomingdale’s showed the media how …

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Monkey Business at Bloomingdale’s for Lunar New Year

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New York–Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with special merchandise, events and cultural presentations through March 1. “Bloomingdale’s looks forward to honoring Chinese culture and tradition as we celebrate the Year of the Monkey,” says Tony Spring, Bloomingdale’s chairman and CEO. “It is …

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DMI’s Top 10 Mobile In-Store Retailers: Who Made the List?

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Bethesda, MD—JCPenney, American Eagle Outfitters, Target and Walmart have been in the news recently over lowered foot traffic, missed earnings or sales and restructuring/restrategizing. But there’s one area where these retailers are excelling, And that’s the quality of mobile experience they are providing shoppers. All four made it into the …

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Citing Disappointing Holiday Sales, Macy’s to Eliminate 3,000 Employees

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New York—Blaming warmer-than-usual weather for disappointing holiday sales, Macy’s Inc. today announced a series of store closures and job cuts in a cost-cutting initiatives. Macy’s plans to close 36 of its 770 existing Macy’s stores early this spring, on top of the four stores it closed late last year. Some 3,000 associate …