Lately I have been reading a lot of reviews on Yelp to better understand what consumers get ticked off by. It’s interesting how insanely demanding consumers are, but yet how little they want. This is what I have learned. They basically want 4 things...Read More
Chronicles of a Fashion Buyer
Insider intelligence on the fashion industry.
Customers care more about affordability than designers. Photo Phototom You have seen the feature in most fashion magazines with titles like Splurge vs. Steal and Lust or Bust, typically a column that illustrates a designer “look” next to a cheaper, sometimes really cheap, knockoff....Read More
A shot of the crowds at MAGIC last year. Excuse me……I never got the email-memo-postcard with whose idea it was to jam pack JULY with tradeshows! Back in the day (which was last Wednesday) it was a SIN to run a tradeshow during July....Read More
Photo by Robtostes I have to tell you something. I am feeling a little depressed. We’ve gotten dozens of phone calls in the pass few weeks for retail check ups. Some of these stores had been doing “ok” business but now find themselves overstocked...Read More