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Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting Releases F/W 2015-16 Jewelry Report

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Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting, a division of Accessories magazine, has released its newest Trend Report to help the industry prepare for the Fall/Winter 2015-16 season. This comprehensive, downloadable report focuses on the most important upcoming silhouettes, materials, stones, shapes, colors and more. Not only does it show how certain trends …

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Forecast: Retail Holiday Sales to Increase 4% to 4.5%

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New York― Steadily improving economic fundamentals should moderately boost holiday sales in the stores and online this year, according to Deloitte’s annual holiday sales forecast. “Income, wage and job growth are positive indicators heading into the holiday season,” said Daniel Bachman, Deloitte’s senior U.S. economist. “Debt levels remain at historical …

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Week in Review: Must-Know News

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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 …