Christine Duff

Christine wants to live in a world filled with cutting edge fashion, beautiful words and and an endless supply of leather jackets and boots. A product development grad of FIDM, she was the Editor-in-Chief of MODE Magazine where she reignited her love of storytelling. She has diverse experience within the industry with trend research, art direction and styling editorial spreads. She gained her most notable experience working in Los Angeles at the satellite operation for GQ and Vogue Thailand. Christine is passionate about social science and the role it plays in the consumer goods industry and apparel in particular.

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American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Sears, the iconic American department store, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning. The New York Times reported that court papers show that Sears has amassed liabilities of $11.3 billion compared with $7 billion in assets.. The retailer, which employees...

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  • Digital Marketing- the New "Salesperson" of E-CommerceDigital Marketing- the New “Salesperson” of E-CommerceEven the most innovative, life-changing product on the market will not make any sales if no one is aware it exists. That is because marketing and sales are intertwined. Both processes work hand in hand to help secure your business...
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  • It was just announced that next May 20th-22nd, 2019 ATS will be back at the Mana Wynwood for round 2. Is it too early to pack our bags?ATS Miami Announces May 2019 Show Dates!We can’t get enough of Miami. A little over two months after the first ever Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) took place, we’re already trying to find our way back to South Florida. If you’re feeling the same way, then...
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American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Sears, the iconic American department store, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning. The New York Times reported that court papers show that Sears has amassed liabilities of $11.3 billion compared with $7 billion in assets.. The retailer, which employees...