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The Top 10 Watches/Jewelry: Keeping Time

Watch brands make a lasting impression.

Where Sales Sparkle

By upgrading to the jewelry category, Mitchells has created a multimillion-dollar business at its three…

First on the Floor

A flock of contemporary newcomers stands ready to punch up a show formerly known only for denim.

If They Can Make It Here

A new show and fresh elements at established events keep buyers coming to the big city.

Fabrics First

Textile shows provide an early look at coming fashion trends.

Multiple Options

Accessories shows have grown in size and number, as well as importance.

Customer Appreciation

Guess has trimmed its wholesale business, but the brand remains large in the minds of top buyers.

Hit the Floor Running

Exhibitors provide a look ahead at the fashions they're bringing to Project Las.

Putting the Bounce Back in Legwear

The legwear industry has a heartbeat again.


Direct Effect

Where have all the customers gone? Not much further than their own backyards, it turns out, where they're…

Jewelers Join Forces for Lead Safety

In the wake of California's Proposition 65, legislation is now being proposed in several other states to…

Clear Vision

ENK sets its sights on a new luxury accessories show.

Raising the Bar

Accessorie Circuit has grown into an industry leader in its own right.

Critical Mass: Sephora to Transform Penney’s Beauty Mix

J.C. Penney's announcement this week that it will open 1,500- to 1,800-square-foot Sephora departments in its…

Pilgrimage of the Faithful

Buyers return to Project Las Vegas to scout the latest in contemporary denim and sportswear.