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Week in Review: Must-Know News

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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 …

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BaselWorld: The Big are Getting Even Bigger

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Basel, Switzerland—Although BaselWorld 2012 drew only 1% more buyers this year—some 104,300 from more than 100 countries, show officials said—the mood was all about getting bigger. The 40th world watch and jewelry show, which ended Thursday, was about bigger sales in Asia, particularly Greater China, and Russia; plans for bigger …