Consumers Vote with their Wallets Through August 2015, retail sales excluding automobiles and food services, trails that from last year by .4%. To date retail sales of $2.327,435 million lags the $2,337,399 million produced through August 2014. If retailers hope to overcome these trends in the fourth quarter, they will need to do something big […]
Real Estate Professionals: Are You Stuck Selling New Homes to Yesterday’s Buyers?
Understand the next generation’s needs and longings for home Back in 1992, my husband and I carved out a 2 acre lot from 20 acres of woodland in Lancaster County, PA, home of the Amish, and built a custom home in the country. We’ve been here ever since, as our sons grew […]
RE/MAX Collection Luxury Forum (November 2, 2015)
The RE/MAX Collection® Hosts Summit for Luxury-Home Real Estate Agents Pam Danziger to keynote meeting The RE/MAX Collection [®] will host its third annual Luxury Forum at the Four Seasons at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, beginning Sunday, November 1. This year, the Forum has attracted more than 270 guests traveling from over 30 states […]
Luxury Report USA Tracks Seven-Years of Trends in the World’s Largest Market for Luxury Goods & Services
The U.S. luxury market is the world’s largest, by far Totaling an estimated €64.9 billion in 2014, the U.S. is larger than the next four largest markets combined, according to Bain/Altagamma. The U.S. represents luxury brand’s greatest marketing opportunity because the number of Americans who can afford to pay luxury prices dwarfs that of any […]
REI Nailed It with #OptOutside!
REI knows ‘Black Friday’ isn’t ‘Black Friday’ anymore, so closing its stores won’t hurt, but only help the brand REI, a unique co-op retailer whose members pay a fee to belong, got unimaginable publicity with its announcement that its stores will remain closed on ‘Black Friday.’ #OptOutside, which encourages its members to spend the day […]