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Time plus fashion: the designers move in

Watches are the latest item to attract designer licensing deals. As watches become more of a fashion accessory, and consumers start buying wardrobes of watches, designers are capitalizing on the trend. As Bill Blass sees it, “Watches have become like the concept of fragrances the consumer finds a label that suits him or her and buys it.’ Bill Blass watches are distributed by Robert Tabakow Co., a division of Jewelcor,.. Read More

Fashion trends bring attention to watches

Drug chains are seeing watch sales grow as timepieces make the transition from utilitarian items to fashion accessories. “Watches have been very hot for about the past three years,” says Marilyn Phelps, the jewelry and cosmetics buyer at Keltsch Bros., which is based in Fort Wayne, Ind. “Tons of articles that have been written about watches in fashion magazines have really helped sales.” Price is another factor that drives the.. Read More