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Holiday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking Returns Holiday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking Returns

It was a very Merry Christmas for retail. Cyber Monday on Nov. 27, 2017 was dubbed the, “largest online shopping day in history.” The first three weeks in November scored retailers 18% more in sales than 2016. And, the icing on...

  • Nordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptNordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptOver on the corner of Melrose Avenue and Melrose Place in Los Angeles mannequins in avant-garde window displays beg you to come in and peruse the new offerings. A dress here, a bag there, and across the way is a...
  • 2017 gave us a lot of things: the dancing Snapchat hot dog, Salt Bae, the solar eclipse and so much more. One thing that won’t fade out once the clock strikes midnight and we enter 2018 is the term “Retail Apocalypse.”  If 2017 was the ‘Retail Apocalypse,’ 2018 will be the ‘Retail Metamorphosis’2017 gave us a lot of things: the dancing Snapchat hot dog, Salt Bae, the solar eclipse and the term “Retail Apocalypse.”  We wrote about it time and time again, it appeared countless times at many other publications and Fashionista...
  • Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?It’s a tale as old as time….the story of the consumer and the markdown. It is a love story so great that it has its own holiday in its honor- the infamous “Black Friday.” In addition, consumers have become so...
  • Straight Outta LA: Ports Set to Reach Zero-Emissions by 2035Straight Outta LA: Ports Set to Reach Zero-Emissions by 2035Sustainability has been at the forefront of the news the last couple months with attention being brought to pollution within different industries, China’s new dedication to the environment and more. Another new step has been brought to us straight outta...
  • Via Trading: Leading Liquidators of Closeouts, Customer Returns & Overstock MerchandiseVia Trading is a Wholesale Merchandise Liquidator. Buy wholesale overstocks and customer returns in Cases, Pallets or Truckloads. Wholesale in Los Angeles.
  • The Origins of Black FridayHow did you spend this past holiday weekend? As American Thanksgiving stereotypes would say you either A.) Ate turkey and mashed potatoes until you couldn’t see straight. B.) Argued with family over politics/avoided uncomfortable questions about your future C.) Watched...
  • Bangladesh gets help from World BankWorld Bank Plans to Make $457 Million Investment in BangladeshMany of our garments from fast fashion to mass retailers bear the inscription, “Made in Bangladesh.” While the nation is second behind China as the largest exporter of apparel, they are looking to create infrastructure to create jobs beyond the...
  • Single's Day Breaks Records, Not HeartsSingle’s Day Breaks Records, Not HeartsIn the United States the holy grail of retail sales is Black Friday, with Cyber Monday doing the same for the e-commerce sector. While Americans wake up at ungodly hours and fight with other shoppers in the parking lot over places...
  • The Reinvention of the American Shopping MallThe Reinvention of the American Shopping MallThe nineties have been in a full-fledge comeback with everything from nostalgic TV shows to crop tops, jelly shoes and fanny packs gracing themselves at every trendsetters shopping list. While many are celebrating the rebirth of the nineties, not all...
  • Product categories that will be a hit with holiday shoppersProduct Categories Projected to Be a Hit with Holiday ShoppersIt may be less than 24 hours since we bid adieu to Halloween and already Christmas music is wafting out of speakers and storefronts have switched out orange and black for green and red. It’s official, holiday season is among...
  • DirectLiquidation.com | 70% Off Retail on Name Brands | Cases, Pallets, TruckloadsWholesale auction marketplace for surplus inventory, customer returns, overstock and refurbished merchandise. We are the exclusive liquidator for several top US retailers stocking millions in inventory you can't find anywhere else. Free to register.
  • Protect yourself from counterfeit Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself – Avoiding Counterfeit GoodsCounterfeit goods conjure up images of fake designer purses on Canal Street in New York or mock prestige makeup brands being peddled along Santee Alley in Los Angeles. For some, it can dismissible since one person buying a fake Urban...
  • Wholesale Buyers for Boutiques – Who and How to ChoosePost from guest author Viktoria Kanevsky. Originally published on vkecom.com Download FREE Fashion & Lifestyle Business Plan Workbook Download FREE Cheat Sheet –  10 Proven Steps to Building, Promoting & Profiting from Online Store! Wholesale suppliers for your boutiques are one...
  • How to Get Traffic to Your WebsiteHow to Get Traffic to Your WebsitePost from guest author Viktoria Kanevsky. Originally published on vkecom.com Download FREE Fashion & Lifestyle Business Plan Workbook Download FREE Cheat Sheet –  10 Proven Steps to Building, Promoting & Profiting from Online Store! How to get traffic to your website...
  • E-Commerce Will Increase Exponentially in the Next DecadeE-Commerce Will Increase Exponentially in the Next DecadeThere are two types of people in this world. There are the ones who have a neat organized inbox devoid unread messages. And then, there are ones whose inbox bears unread messages that number in the hundreds and possibly thousands....
  • Kidswear Giving Boost to Brand ProfilesTraditional menswear and womenswear has been stagnant, and in some cases declined in the last decade. The rise of fast fashion has trampled many middle-tier brands faster than you can say “Zara” or “H&M” three times fast. Luxury has not...
  • BULQ.com | Name Brands – Manifested Lots | All Product Categories from the USAs Largest RetailersView lots online or email help@bulq.com » Lots starting around $100, now available in cases, pallets and multi-pallets! Product Categories include Office Supplies, Computers & Electronics, Home & Garden, Apparel & Accessories, Toys, General Merchandise.
  • Amazon- the newest bacheloretteAmazon- The Newest BacheloretteMost Fortune 500 companies have a headquarter in which they call home. The location acts as a centralized place in which the office and the people in it embody the company as a culture. It is there that decisions are...
  • Is mistake such a dirty word in business.Is “Mistake” Really Such a Dirty Word in Business?Mistake is a dirty word. In it’s eight letters, its connotation packs mighty punch. One in which we spend most of our lives trying to avoid in our personal and professional lives. In the professional realm, businesses ranging from apparel...
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