21 Aug 2014

Hot new trend: Digital storefronts

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Rebecca Minkoff, Toms and Kate Spade are bringing fashion into the future. They are all using a technology that looks much like a giant flatscreen computer that enables customers to walk up, swipe through products, make selections and purchase through Pay Pal.                       Ebay is […]

28 Feb 2014

#TBT – Bespoke, to ready-wear, and back again

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While we might take it for granted now, shopping for affordable, well-fitting and stylish clothes wasn’t always so easy. Today, all we have to do is run to the nearest boutique or department store, and (depending on your shopping habits) can walk out in very little time with any number and variety of clothes, shoes […]

21 Feb 2014

#TBT – Security Systems in Retail

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We’ve all been there – You’re leaving a store, excited about your most recent purchase, when the shriek of the security alarm stops you dead in your tracks. The subsequent walk of shame back to the cash register, to have the rogue security tag removed, is nearly as painful as the ringing in your ears. […]

14 Feb 2014

#TBT – Hangers!

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It’s that time of the week again – Throw Back Thursday! This week I thought it would be interesting to explore a crucial piece of the retail industry that is quite often taken for granted: The clothes hanger. While some historians suggest that President Thomas Jefferson was the original inventor of the hanger, the first […]

8 Feb 2014

#tbt Evolution of payments: The perks and the potential pitfalls

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We take it for granted on a daily basis, but the act of paying for goods is something that has been evolving for millennia.  What started as bartering thousands of years ago, has proliferated into the wide variety of payment methods we have access to today. With recent technological advances in the last few years, […]