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SAFILO PARTNERS WITH INTERAXON FOR ‘BRAIN SENSING’ EYEWEAR

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Talk about taking wearable technology a notch higher! Eyewear manufacturing group Safilo recently announced its collaboration with Interaxon Inc., a Canadian company that specializes in consumer brain sensing technology, for a potential line of wearable technology called SAFILOX. The partnership covers strategic research and development, as Safilo sees this as an …

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Anti-Counterfeit Clothing and Accessories Packaging Market Expected to Reach $20.5B by 2020

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

A new report by Allied Market Research titled “Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast for Anti-Counterfeit Clothing and Accessories Packaging Market, 2014-2020 Market” forecasts the global anti-counterfeit clothing and accessories packaging market to grow 9.9% during 2015-2020. Track and trace technology would be the fastest growing segment registering 11.5% growth from …

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Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Ebay for New Immersive Retail Experience

In What's New, Industry News, People by Lauren Parker

New York—Rebecca Minkoff has partnered with eBay Inc. to bring its tech-savvy customer a new, immersive shopping experience at its Flagship Soho store. It also provides the brick-and-mortar store with browsing/purchase  data usually only available to online retailers. Following New York, Rebecca Minkoff is slated to open two additional stores …

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Item of the Day: LuxeFoil

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

Semiconductors? Photovoltaic industries? Nano-fabrication? What on earth does that have to do with accessories? Plenty, argues LuxeFoil, a California-based company that specializes in the thinnest precious metals in extraordinary hues. Lightweight, durable and available in more than 20 metals, LuxeFoil is ultrathin and lightweight. Perfect, the developers say, for use …

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Item of the Day: emPOWERED

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

Fashion Week is quickly approaching, and you know what that means: Instagrams, Tweets, Pins and other data-related media that requires heavy reliance on our mobile devices. Being stuck with only 10% battery charge at Lincoln Center will become a thing of the past thanks to a new line of tech-enabled …

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Item of the Day

In What's New, Industry News by Dana Cassidy

Nobody looks particularly fabulous while sticking her head in the freezer on a scorching summer day. And if you ever stupidly asked: “Mom, are hot flashes really that bad?” you’re probably still dealing with her very unpleasant response. So what’s a hot gal to do? Look calm, cool and collected …

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Merging Bytes & Bricks

In What's New, Features by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

How mobile and digital are working to bring consumers into stores. New York–Digital and brick-and-mortar shopping needn’t be an either/or proposition. In fact, location-based apps and retail portals are increasingly working to send consumers into physical stores in a more targeted way. According to a recent research study by Deloitte, …

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Item of the Day

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

How’s this for a bright idea? This patent-pending handbag interior lights up (with just a light touch on the touch-activated fabric switch) so women no longer need to consider their handbags a “bottomless black hole.” Created by Canadian handbag manufacturer Joanel Inc., this innovative LUX bag means you can turn off …