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Retail Rap: Talking with Piperlime’s Makiko Tada

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As part of a continuing series, Accessories talks with key accessories merchants. Here, Makiko Tada, Merchandise Manager, Jewelry/Accessories/Handbags of  Piperlime, San Francisco, talks Holiday 2013 and Resort 2014 business and projections. “Piperlime has enjoyed exciting growth in accessory categories in recent years. Our business has evolved to support the trends …

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Accessories Magazine’s 2013 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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New York—Accessories Magazine is proud to announce the 3rd round of inductees into its annual Merchants Hall of Fame. The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the …

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“Project Runway” Winner Launches Jewelry for Piperlime

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San Francisco–While many “Project Runway” viewers were less than kind about the final apparel collection of Gretchen Jones, the controversial victor of Season 8, most were in agreement about one thing: the jewelry she made was fantastic. Now, the designer—who relocated from Oregon to Brooklyn—has created a line exclusively for …