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Accessories Shows Highlight Industry Challenges

Accessories vendors and retailers attending trade shows said still treacherous economic conditions have forced them to seek ways to reduce costs.

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L.A. Buyers Seek Novelty at Contemporary Market

Buyers from Macy’s, Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, American Rag, and look for upbeat trends and fanciful details.

Marcolin Profits Rise

Italian eyewear producer Marcolin posted profits of 6 million euros, or $8.2 million, in the period ended March 31.

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At Paris Accessories Shows, Price Is Key

At Premiere Classe and Eclat de Mode, stores and vendors negotiate to meet price-conscious customers halfway.

Louis Vuitton: The Year Ahead

Thanks to strict business policies, the house of Louis Vuitton is weathering the recession with flying colors.

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Demand for Luxury Watches Percolating

There are signs that demand for luxury timepieces is picking up, even as the impact of the global recession drags on.

Accessories Vendors Turn an Eye Toward China

Exhibitors at the APLF Fashion Access fair said they are setting their sights on expanding into the Chinese market.

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Safilo Denies Carrera Sale

Safilo Group SpA will not sell house brand Carrera and is highly unlikely to sell the Smith brand to reduce crippling debts.

Safilo Shares Jump Yesterday on Merger Proposal

The share price of Italy’s Safilo Group SpA spiked more than 20 percent on the Milan Bourse Tuesday.

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Retailers Buy Close to Season at Accessories Shows

At the Accessorie Circuit and AccessoriestheShow fairs in New York, exhibitors were spirited.

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Accessories Lines Moving and Shaking

Accessories brands are diversifying their offerings to build brand awareness and gain market share.

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Accessories Falter as Economy Takes Its Toll

Normally stalwart holiday items miss their mark this season.

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