Accessories Magazine and the Accessories Council outlines the 2018 buying year with a focus on new markets and new shows.
The Real Deal
After announcing its Back to Basics plan to simplify operations (including a more recently announced plan to close 100 stores), retail chain Charming Charlie LLC announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, entering into a restructuring agreement with lenders and equity sponsors. The accessories retailer has secured $20 …
Heading on a boating vacation this holiday break? This sailing-inspired jewelry line from Ibiza, Spain will definitely get you in the mood.
Will two-day and other fast shipping options affect Green Monday, which has always landed on the final Monday 10 days before Christmas?
The National Retail Federation released the latest news on retail jobs and the numbers are moving in the right direction, although accessories and clothing retailers didn’t fare as well. According to the NRF, retail industry employment increased by an unusually high 12,900 jobs in November over October. This number excludes …
Accessories Magazine is changing to an all-digital format with greater emphasis on news and events as it serves the women’s fashion accessories industry
Margot Robbie, actress and star of the hit movie ‘I, Tonya’, is a triple threat: She’s absolutely gorgeous, she’s incredibly talented, and she’s absolutely gorgeous. So nice we had to say it twice. The Aussie star was spotted leaving a NYC press junket on Tuesday, where she fans and signed autographs …
Business of Fashion
The latest silhouette for the spring season of handbags is round. From clutches to crossbodies, this circular accessory trend is starting to take over the bucket bag.
Harvard Business Review
We love a good pineapple motif, or shall we say in this case, a great piña! Latin American brand Paprika Pepper Me, which hails from Colombia, seems to be the perfect place for lush, tropical fruits. No wonder, the line also includes cherries, bunches of grapes and more delectable treats. …
Amethyst, get ready: Ultra Violet is the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year. Global color authority Pantone has selected Ultra Violet, Pantone #18-3838, for next year’s key color, considering this “spiritual, cosmic” hue as an “enigmatic purple shade that evokes the inventive spirit and imaginative thinking that challenges the status …
Hudson’s Bay Co is yet another victim of today’s tough economic climate, posting a higher Q3 loss than the retailer expected
The crowds were there but the dollars weren’t…at least not yet. According to NPD’s Checkout e-commerce information, U.S. consumer spending did not match the reports of in-store crowds on Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend this year, and significant increases in online buyer activity translated into mediocre spending increases on the key …