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Expert Commentary: Who Will Rise Ahead in the Handbag Middle Market?

In Industry Experts, What's New by Accessories Staff

Industry Experts

As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm that raises money and handles mergers and acquisitions for companies in accessories, apparel, retail and other consumer products businesses. For a partial list of Triangle Capital LLC transactions by industry, …

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C. Wonder to Shutter All Stores

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—So much for “revenge retail.” C. Wonder, the women’s specialty chain, created by billionaire Christopher Burch following his divorce from Tory Burch, is closing down its remaining 11 stores. Rumors had circulated in November 2014 that the company was going belly up but those reports were denied. Then on …

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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 …

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Trend Finder: Tweed

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Tackle this season’s cold weather with a bit of ladylike tweed. Plus, the varying textures of all the tweed offerings let you interpret this trend in a number of ways. Where to Find Tweed (Sponsored):   Tory Burch Mclane mini messenger SRP: $365   Milly Rope bag Style Number: 23RT6307 SRP: …