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Claire’s Buys Icing Sites

NEW YORK -- Claire's Stores Inc. has purchased leases for 85 stores formerly operated by The Icing Inc. Claire

Falling Temperatures Trigger Sharp Rise in Accessories Sales

NEW YORK -- Cold-weather goods are heating up holiday accessories figures in stores around the country -- and…

Accessories Stores Still on the Upswing

NEW YORK -- After a boom period in the late Eighties, a group of accessories specialty store chains still…

Backpacks Fuel Mass Market

NEW YORK -- Heading into the fourth quarter, handbag makers say 1994 is turning out to be a successful year…

Accessories Keep Perking into Summer

NEW YORK -- The arrival of hot summer weather in many areas of the country has not slowed the gradually…

Mark Cross Ready for Comeback Trail

NEW YORK -- Mark Cross is on the move again. When the leather goods company, which dates back to 1845, was…

Discount Accessories: Fashion Meets Value

NEW YORK -- Accessories are alive and well at the mass market retail level.

A recent look at area units of…

Colbert Foundation Toasts a Banner Year

NEW YORK -- About 350 members and guests attended the Colbert Foundation's sixth annual benefit dinner last…

First Fragments Store Opens in Soho

NEW YORK -- Fragments, a jewelry manufacturers' representative, quietly opened its first store over Memorial…

Victoria Creatiions Reduces Prices, Expands Items in Lagerfeld Line

NEW YORK -- Victoria Creations wants to reach a wider audience with its licensed Karl Lagerfeld jewelry line.
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Fall Lights Up Trade Shows

NEW YORK -- Activity at two major trade shows held here last week reflected the general sense in the market…

Focus on Vintage, Ethnic at Expo Providence Show

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Vintage and ethnic looks emerged as the top trends at Expo Providence, the jewelry…

Vendors Try New Price Tags, Looks

NEW YORK -- Vendors at the upcoming Fashion Accessories Expo will try new pricing and new products to stoke…

Update on the Classics

Higher-Priced Handbags are Banking on Trend Styles to Gain Business Ground

Focus on Faster Turnaround Could Boost MJSA

NEW YORK -- The growing need for faster turnaround should bode well for next month's trade show of the…