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.

Articles by Christine Duff

Cashing in On the Festival Trend Cashing in On the Festival Trend

Music festivals have become the hottest ticket of the spring and summer seasons. The fashion, celebrity sightings, parties and the MUSIC is, on the surface, why these events are not to miss. If you can attend, the anticipation is high...

  • SJT Manly Men CoastersSJT Enterprises Introduces Manly Men CoastersOver the last 33 year, SJT Enterprises has created a name for themselves with their distinctive line of wood plaques and chalk art. Last year, they decided to take a leap of faith and add a new product category. Luckily,...
  • ATS-M Announces List of Panels and SeminarsATS-M Announces List of Panels and SeminarsMiami is heating up on the heels of Apparel Textile Sourcing’s U.S debut. Apparel Textile Sourcing MIAMI(ATS-M) will bring over 200 apparel companies from over a dozen countries under one roof at the Maya Wynwood May 21st-23rd, 2018. ATS-M, along with...
  • When finding Wholesalers, Look for Direct LiquidationWhen Finding Wholesalers, Look to Direct LiquidationAll across the world, hundreds of thousands of individuals are the proud owners or, aspiring owners, their own businesses. This is especially prevalent in North American some the motion of, “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps,” has been engrained in...
  • The New Indian ConsumerThe New Indian Consumer“Indians are learning to consume more and more,” stated Kishore Biyani, founder and CEO of Future Group, told CNBC. Ah the sweet, sweet sounds of consumerism. All jokes aside, this sentiment is evidence of a burgeoning retail landscape, healthy wages,...
  • The Modern Mall- Give Me Technology or Give Me DeathThe Modern Mall- Give Me Technology or Give Me DeathTechnology has become a necessity of everyday life and is advancing at a faster pace than ever. This has caused immense change in business as usual, and many industries are finding it hard to keep up. And what has been...
  • If Looks Could Kill: How Bad Product Photography is Ruining your Online SalesIf Looks Could Kill: Bad Product Photography Ruins Online SalesSince childhood we have been berated with the notion that it’s not all about looks. That may be true when it comes to giving that new associate the time of day when they ask you to lunch. But, when it...
  • Google Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashGoogle Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashMaybe Google needs increased revenue to equip their Silicon Valley headquarters with more nap pods, build a new gym, or to start an organic farm on-site for employees? Or, maybe they’re just trying to level the online marketplace playing field?...
  • China’s Hip Hop Ban: The Impact on Brands and BusinessChina’s Hip Hop Ban: Impact on Brands and BusinessStraight outta China comes a new ban on hip-hop. In fact, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT), China’s state media regulator, publicly declared that hip-hop culture and people with tattoos would be prevented from being...
  • Despite Amazon’s Meteoric Rise, Alibaba and JD Won’t Be PushoversDespite Amazon’s Meteoric Rise, Alibaba and JD Won’t Be PushoversAmazon has seen its value increase significantly in recent years. Whether you just read another article detailing their next move or acquisition, or just had something from the marketplace delivered to your doorstep, Amazon is engraining itself in our daily...
  • Social Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial media has started a revolution not only in the realm of communication and how we share information, but also, the way we shop. All generations, particularly the Millennials and Gen Z generation, are fairly active on social media platforms...
  • California Draws Attention to Polyester Pollution ProblemCalifornia Draws Attention to Polyester Pollution ProblemMore than ever, light is being shed on the effects of the apparel on the environment. Industry insiders have been aware of these dire circumstances for some time now, but the general public who picks up a pair of jeans...
  • 2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit Goods2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit GoodsCounterfeiting conjures up the Canal Street handbags being peddled at innocent passersby. Or, of the infamous fake Louis Vuitton or Gucci bags that high schoolers wore on their arms like a prize. But, counterfeit goods are a much larger problem....
  • Smooth Sailing Ahead as Port of Long Beach Continues ImprovementsSmooth Sailing Ahead as Port of Long Beach Continues ImprovementsIt’s no hidden fact that a seaport’s location can be a huge part in how fruitful the port is and how much it can become. And the Port of Long Beach has that on lock! But, another imperative factor in...
  • The PROSPER Show Hits Las Vegas this MarchThe PROSPER Show Hits Las Vegas this MarchAre you an Amazon seller that wants to grow your business to in such a fashion that would make Pops, a.k.a Jeff Bezos proud? As the asker of the rhetorical question, I already know the answer. The real question then...
  • Crypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureCrypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureMention the word “bitcoin” in conversation and you will witness someone geek out over cryptocurrency. Or, you’ll be the victim of some intense eye rolls; most likely it will be the latter. In short, many people are sick of hearing...
  • Full Speed Ahead: Logistics & E-commerceFull Speed Ahead: Logistics & E-commerceWith the advancement in technology came the rapid increase of e-commerce. Retailers have taken note and increased offerings from the typical fare such as clothing and general merchandise, to medicine and fresh produce. That being said, over the past few...
  • Let’s Get Personal: Losing Our Privacy in the Digital AgeLet’s Get Personal: Losing Our Privacy in the Digital AgeOur privacy is slipping through our fingers more and more by the minute. From posting pictures of one’s aesthetically pleasing meal or #ootd, to the silent trackers hidden on our favorite websites, we our giving away our personal information both...
  • Riding the Wave: Ocean Freight Rates Drop While Fuel Prices RiseRiding the Wave: Ocean Freight Rates Drop While Fuel Prices RiseAlert: murky waters ahead! A recent turn of events in the shipping arena will delight shippers, but dishearten carriers. At least in the short run that is, as the shipping industry continues to experience a decrease in ocean freight rates....
  • Get Personal: How Online Retailers Can Master the Art of PersonalizationGet Personal: How Online Retailers Can Master the Art of PersonalizationPeople say, “Cash is king.” And while that is accurate, in today’s world, so is convenience.  For years, e-commerce has offered newfound convenience through online shopping. Besides being able to shop 24/7, not waiting in a line and avoiding crowds...
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Cashing in On the Festival Trend Cashing in On the Festival Trend

Music festivals have become the hottest ticket of the spring and summer seasons. The fashion, celebrity sightings, parties and the MUSIC is, on the surface, why these events are not to miss. If you can attend, the anticipation is high...