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Week in Review: News to Know

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–It was a week for looking ahead but also reviewing the past. For forward thinkers, there’s our upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 Trend Webinar that projects what accessories styles will be important next year. Then there’s the Luxury Institute study that reveals affluent consumers plan to spend less on jewelry and …

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Fashion’s Night Out Is Out

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—Fashion’s Night Out, that September evening event aimed at luring consumers into retailers with special events and parties, has been put on hiatus. Begun in 2009 by Anna Wintour, Vogue editor, and championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and NYC & Co., …

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Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Gift Collection Revealed

In Marketing, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—What just might be retail’s ultimate Odd Couple this holiday season: the high-low gift collaboration between mass merchant Target and high-end specialty retailer Neiman Marcus has been unveiled finally. The collection, which features 24 American designers—all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)—will be available Dec. 1 …