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      It’s Cold in Minnesota: Menswear Brand...

      January 22, 2018 · BY Pam Danziger

      For those who have not yet had the pleasure of visiting Minneapolis in winter, I can testify from firsthand experience, it is a bone-chilling experience. This year’s Super Bowl is sure to give many more… Read More

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      Apparel Subscription Services: Has Their...

      January 18, 2018 · BY Marshal Cohen

      Buyers of online apparel subscription services, which have been likened to a virtual personal shopper, reach just over four percent of the online apparel buying population, according to NPD’s Checkout e-commerce data, which analyzes purchases… Read More

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      Product Management, Not Product

      January 17, 2018 · BY Chris Walton

      Mickey Drexler, the former CEO of the Gap and J. Crew, and the man once dubbed the “Merchant Prince,” and frankly one of my iconic heroes back “in the day,” recently made some really Mickey… Read More

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      Kudos to Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell...

      January 16, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      A winning quarter does not necessarily qualify as a turnaround. But, the initiatives and strategies CEO Kevin Mansell and his team planted during what I questioned might have been a flatlining period (Is Kohl’s Flatlining?)… Read More

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      The World Is More than Flat

      January 15, 2018 · BY Robin Lewis

      By Robin Lewis Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist, and New York Times op-ed contributor, authored the book The World is Flat, published in 2005. In a nutshell, the thesis of the book claims that… Read More

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      Retail’s Creative Destruction Spawns a...

      January 14, 2018 · BY Roberto Ramos

      Contrary to the creative perception most people have of the fashion and retail industries, the biggest challenges facing these industries are institutional risk aversion and, for many, a lack of creativity. While a cautious attitude… Read More

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