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Nordstrom Tests New Retail Concept Nordstrom Tests New Retail Concept

Over 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...

  • Colors of Christmas: how nature, religion and Coca-Cola shaped our holidayThe Colors of ChristmasThere are very few color associations as ubiquitous as red and green are with Christmas and the entire season it encompasses. Perhaps before we have even developed object permanence, that connotation has forged its way into our subconscious. Okay maybe...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Retail-Apocolyse Holds Chain Restaurants HostageRetail-Apocolyse Holds Chain Restaurants HostageIn the last century or so, under the threshold of consumerism, America became over-retailed. Currently, we have 40 square feet of retail space per person, which is the highest of any other county. With the trend of consumption changing from goods...
  • fashion is retail's victimFashion is 2017’s Victim of the Retail Apocalypse.Leaves are changing, pumpkin spice lattes are a brewin’ and that means one thing Fall is here. The beginning of Fall signals the end of the year and prompts a chance to reflect on the year soon coming to a...
  • 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...
  • Hitting the Bullseye-Target's Fashionable FutureHitting the Bullseye-Target’s Fashionable FutureTarget is arguably America’s favorite mass retailer. It may not have a website devoted to the creatures, err clientele, that walk through its doors. But it does have its eponymous bulls eye and the cute Bull Terrier as its mascot. In...
  • The Resurrection of American ApparelThe Resurrection of American Apparel ClothingAmerican Apparel is a loaded name with many connotations and associations both positive and negative. The negative- a scandal-plagued former CEO, bankruptcies, inconsistently sized garments and advertisements that straddled that fine the line between sexy and overly sexual. The positive-...
  • 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.
  • America over-retailedAmerica: Over-RetailedIf you’re in the United States look to your left. Now, look to your right. Chances are you just saw some kind of retail store, more particularly a chain one. America may be the land of the free and the...
  • Online Boutiques-Mistakes to AvoidOnline Boutiques – 10 Costly Mistakes to AvoidTopTenWholesale News would like to welcome the Founder of www.OnlineBoutiquesMBA.com—Viktoria Kanevsky—as a guest author. Viktoria is an apparel industry veteran in the online retail space and has created a curriculum to follow for those who are starting and running a B2C website...
  • Step Up Your Drop Shipping GameQuick Tips to Step Up Your Drop Shipping GameDrop shipping is all the rage. E and m-commerce has seeped its way into our shopping habits and with it has come the prevalence of drop shipping. For the companies whose business model fits this supply chain management method, it...
  • B2B take cues from B2CB2B Take Cues from B2C: Creating a User-Friendly Wholesaler SiteBusiness is booming in the realm of B2B e-commerce. It is has become a requirement for retailers to have a strong online presence, but now wholesalers are no longer the exception. The growth of more B2B platforms has inevitably led...
  • omni channel retail revolution of the futureThe Omnichannel Retail Revolution of the FutureOnline shopping are two words together that sends shudders down the spines of retail stores everywhere. Visions of “store closing” signs dance in their heads as they worry about the death of the physical store. Despite the recent closings of...
  • 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.
  • Create an experience shoppers cannot get onlineBrick and Mortar is Not Dead, It Just Needs an UpdateThe past, in the minds of retail CEO’s, were the glory days. The mall was a destination, a place where mothers and daughters created memories while shopping for the perfect prom dress. Meanwhile, a gaggle of teenagers would commence their...
  • brand loyaltyThese Stores Ain’t Loyal. Brand Loyalty: Your Secret Recipe for SuccessIn great wide world of retail, consumers have countless marketplaces in which to hand over their Benjamins. So then, how exactly do you get them to choose you each and every time over the competition? The answer is: brand loyalty....
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New Year, New Global Economy? New Year, New Global Economy?

2017 was a rough year for retail, the economy, the geopolitical landscape and more. News headlines of the doomed state of trade agreements and weakening currencies loomed. But, while it was circling the drain, things started turning around. We closed...