5 Tips for Holiday Selling Online

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—If one thing is certain this holiday sales season, it is the increasing importance of Internet sales. According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey, conducted by BigResearch, nearly 70% of retailers expect their online holiday sales to increase at least 15% compared to last year. The National Retail Federation (NRF) found …

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A Generation Gap?

In Marketing, What's New, Features by Jeff Prine

While accessories benefitted from a return to discretionary spending, Marshal Cohen of The NPD Group, Inc. cautions that future growth requires marketing to an entirely new consumer. Jeff Prine dissects the numbers You could almost hear a gasp of relief as fourth quarter sales tallies came in from the U.S. …

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10 Minutes with… Nine West

In What's New, Features, People by Jeff Prine

Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a positive—especially for accessories.   Definitely. When I began my first season a little more than three years ago, I found our design team was very happy to approach fashion in a new way. I’ve …