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July 4th: Grilling Up Good Times

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Washington—According to NRF’s 2014 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 153 million consumers – nearly two-thirds of those celebrating – are set to observe the Fourth of July holiday with a cookout, barbeque or picnic, spending an estimated $6.2 billion ($68.16 per household) on burgers, …

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Item of the Day: Charmsies

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

In case you haven’t noticed and your head has been underground, Friday is the Fourth of July, the annual Independence Day spectacular. This year, propelled perhaps by World Cup nationalism, the old red, white and blue is more popular than ever in apparel and accessories. Especially examples that aren’t so …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

When we salute our nation’s 236th birthday on Wednesday, we’ll be standing tall and proud in these stars and stripes forever canvas lace up boots from Jeffrey Campbell. The Los Angeles-based badass shoe designer has garnered a following among celebrities, such as Jessica Alba, Rihanna, Sarah Harding and Jessie J., …

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NRF: Independence Day is Big Business

In Reports, What's New by Accessories Staff

Washington—Parades, picnics and fireworks are a tradition when celebrating the Fourth of July, but consumers also tend to shop for patriotic merchandise, an opportunity for retailers, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Renewed Sense of Pride In its annual Independence Day survey, conducted by BIGresearch for NRF, data should …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

We’re feeling patriotic today, what with Memorial Day and July 4th just around the corner. Check out Tarina Tarantino‘s playful organza star-and-stripe ribbon bow headband—with this on, you are sure to be the belle of the BBQ. Now, lift your head up high (and your bow even higher) with pride—we …