Archive | All, from most recent

RSS feed for this section
pierre-alain-picard-Y6daPqydN2w-unsplash

The Mythic Nordstrom ‘Tire Story’ Reveals What The Company Is Really Made Of

Earlier this year, Pete Nordstrom, president and chief brand officer of the retailer that bears his family name, launched Nordy Pod, a podcast or as he said, he added a new title to his resume. During the hour-long presentation, he invites employees or members of the extended Nordstrom family,” including friends of the company and […]

Comments Off on The Mythic Nordstrom ‘Tire Story’ Reveals What The Company Is Really Made Of Continue Reading →
Ironwood_885_Aptos_People at grill_023

In The Battle For The Barbecue, Traeger Competes As The ‘Apple’ Brand

Within a week of each other last year, the century-old Weber grill company and the 35-year-old upstart Traeger filed IPOs. Coming out of the block, Traeger shares traded at a premium of $25 to Weber’s $16 per share, and Traeger reached its peak at $29 the day after Weber filed.  But by the end of […]

Comments Off on In The Battle For The Barbecue, Traeger Competes As The ‘Apple’ Brand Continue Reading →
omar-prestwich-0TQa-Ur6Zqg-unsplash

What Web 3.0 And Changing Consumer Psychographics Mean For Luxury Brands

Web 3.0 is coming fast. While it still hasn’t been fully realized, it promises to mark the end of the domination of the internet by power platforms, like Google, Facebook and Twitter and put users in charge. “This third generation of internet services will be the catalyst for a new internet, connecting data-driven technologies like […]

Comments Off on What Web 3.0 And Changing Consumer Psychographics Mean For Luxury Brands Continue Reading →
sonja-langford-eIkbSc3SDtI-unsplash

The Clock Ran Out Too Soon For Mark Tritton At Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond has been battered by Wall Street since its most recent earnings call. Shares have dropped from a little over $33 a year ago to trading around $5 recently. Sales in the first fiscal quarter ending May 28, 2022 dropped 25%, from nearly $2 billion last year to $1.5 billion this. Just a […]

Comments Off on The Clock Ran Out Too Soon For Mark Tritton At Bed Bath & Beyond Continue Reading →
nick-de-partee-5DLBoEX99Cs-unsplash (1)

Resale Threatens to Disrupt the Fashion Industry. ThredUp Gives Brands an Antidote.

The fashion industry’s business model is one based upon planned obsolescence. Each season thousands of fashion brands introduce whole new collections, and major shifts in fashion trends come along predictably every five to seven years, all intended to stimulate a slew of new fashion purchases. But people and the planet pay a heavy price for […]

Comments Off on Resale Threatens to Disrupt the Fashion Industry. ThredUp Gives Brands an Antidote. Continue Reading →