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In Retail First Impressions Count: Suitsupply Is a Brand That Understands That

A recent midweek afternoon shopping trip took me to the King of Prussia Mall. Truth be told, I am not an enthusiastic mall shopper and King of Prussia, as the nation’s third-largest mall, is a monster to navigate. Whenever I go, I almost always park near Nordstrom because of all the stores in the mall, […]

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Do Neiman Marcus, Saks and Nordstrom Discount Outlets Draw Customers to their Full-Priced Luxury Stores?

Luxury department stores, like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks, have long been plagued by the problem of how to get rid of last season’s unsold merchandise without cluttering up their stores with too many sales signs and off-priced racks. It hurts the luxury brand image. While they could sell it through to liquidation wholesalers, the […]

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Donna Karan’s Defense of Weinstein: When People Do Bad Things To Good Brands

Donna Karan walked out onto the red carpet recently at the CinéFashion Film Awards in Los Angeles and immediately stepped in a big, stinking pile of it. When asked about the allegations of sexual misconduct by her friend Harvey Weinstein, she instinctively jumped to his defense: “We have to look at ourselves [and think], How […]

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How to Entice Holiday Shoppers This Year? Set your sights on the affluent ‘heavy-lifters’

What’s your retail marketing strategies for holiday 2015? Now that the National Retail Federation (NRF) has downgraded its retail forecast for 2015, from 4.1% increase to only 3.5% over 2014, what is your strategy to jump start retail sales this holiday season? For my money I think holiday 2015 is going to be much tougher […]

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