Fashion Designers Driving Innovation in Makeup

The competition to stamp the imprint of couture on mass-market cosmetics has gotten as thick as Pan-Cake. “Everyone wants a piece of the pie,” said Karen Grant, a global industry analyst for the NPD Group, a market research company. She added: “You still have a lot of play coming from the historical, legacy brands, like […]

Summer shopping? How to measure a best from sales

Now a fun kind of summer selling begins, those refreshing trips to your favorite haunts where we can measure a swimsuit, sundress and sandals — all on sale — only before embarking on a week during a lake. “It’s never too late,” says Anu Narayanan, clamp boss of women’s and non-apparel during Old Navy. “You […]

Summer shopping? How to measure a best deals from summer sales

“It’s never too late,” says Anu Narayanan, clamp boss of women’s and non-apparel during Old Navy. “You can always find, even on sale, good pieces, and it’s how we brew them together that creates all demeanour new.” This year, many stores are noticing that shoppers like to squeeze summer habit closer to when a continue […]

Casual dining losing tables to faster or fancier fare

Casual dining is in the throes of a midlife crisis. A quarter-century ago, consumers feasted on fried appetizers, unlimited breadsticks and big desserts at Applebee’s, Olive Garden and Chili’s. Today, many Americans are trading those restaurants in for cheaper, faster fare or splurging a bit for a trendier experience. Midpriced sit-down restaurants — known as […]

Casual dining searches for a new recipe amid increased competition

Casual dining is in the throes of a midlife crisis. A quarter-century ago, consumers feasted on fried appetizers, unlimited bread sticks and big desserts at Applebee’s, Olive Garden and Chili’s. Today, many Americans are trading those restaurants in for cheaper, faster fare or splurging a bit for a trendier experience. Midpriced, sit-down restaurants — known […]

Stores open all weekend for selling marathons

When her cemetery change during a medical lab ends, Tonya Ancrum is customarily singular to dual selling options: a 24-hour Wal-Mart or Kroger. But usually after 7 a.m. Friday, she walked into Macy’s in hunt of incense and pajamas to give as gifts. “They’re open, and that’s great,” Ancrum said. “I adore a ability to […]

Dragging Fashion Wholesalers Into the Digital Age

(Corrects the amount of merchandise sold on NuORDER in the third to last paragraph and the location of Modalyst in the penultimate paragraph.) Since launching her women’s clothing line in 1995, designer Trina Turk has relied on paper forms to handle millions of dollars worth of orders. This summer, when Turk learned about JOOR, a […]

Best Buy’s Problems Aren’t Its Own, Electronics Have Fallen From Favor

 (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images around @daylife) This might come as a outrageous surprise, though wiring aren’t a prohibited gifts they once were. TVs, computers, home theater, video games… sales are in decline. Best Buy might have copiousness of problems though there’s one that’s not of a possess creation — wiring in ubiquitous have depressed from […]