You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Business

  • Crossovers help drive SUV revival
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The SUV is dead. Long live the SUV. Not so long ago, the sport utility vehicle seemed on the road to extinction.
  • McDonald's tries to change image
    NEW YORK – At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu.
  • Crossovers help drive SUV revival
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The SUV is dead. Long live the SUV.Not so long ago, the sport utility vehicle seemed on the road to extinction.
Advertisement

Vera Bradley to sell baby apparel, accessories

After 31 years, Vera Bradley is expecting.

The handbag maker is planning to sell baby apparel and accessories, according to a sneak peak on the company’s website. The company promises to unveil the new product line March 14.

In January, Vera Bradley stores were named the fastest-growing retailer in 2012 by RetailSails, a research and consulting firm in New York.

Founded in 1982, Vera Bradley was the brainchild of friends Patricia Miller and Barbara Baekgaard. Besides quilted cotton handbags, the company is known for female luggage, accessories and home-décor items.

The company joined Wall Street with an initial public offering of stock in October 2010. Shares are traded on the Nasdaq.

pwyche@jg.net

Advertisement