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Are Millennials averse to luxury goods?

Karyn Hoguet, the CFO of Macy’s, recently commented that her store’s trouble selling luxury goods to Gen Y customers is made tougher by the amount of money being spent on electronics instead. 165 more words

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Farewell to deep discounting? I don't think so...

The following comment from RetailWire was triggered by a Washington Post article about stores’ promotional cadence. The premise of the article: The “glory days” of 40% off discounts (and more) are over. 210 more words

Dick Seesel

Altchek MD Coming to Kohl’s, Harmon Stores

The beauty field continues to get more competitive as witnessed by the addition of upscale skin care in new doors. A case in point is the expansion of derm brand Altchek MD into Kohl’s department stores and Harmon/Bed Bath & Beyond. 305 more words


When Angela met Tim

The first time Tim Cook interviewed Angela Ahrendts they met in Cupertino, Calif., where Apple is based, but not at Apple’s offices. An Indiana native, Ahrendts was CEO of Burberry in London at the time, and Cook was looking for a new head of Apple’s retail operation, his previous hire not having worked out. 440 more words


Victoria's Secret, Percassi Set Franchise Deal

MILAN Percassi is on the side of the angels. The Italian retail and real estate development firm has signed on as franchising partner for Victoria’s Secret in Italy, where the label’s first city boutiques are slated to open this year. 159 more words

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Marketing Notes: Chapter 13 – Retailing and Wholesaling (Spring 2013)

Explain the role of retailers in the distribution channel and describe the major types of retailers.

  • Retailing includes all the activities in selling products or services directly to final consumers for their personal, non-business use.  
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Now Selling on Etsy!

Since I have been consistently growing 8 kinds since the beginning of this year, and fortunately have gained a modicum of interest, I felt that it was time to actually make it easier to purchase your very own 8 kinds piece. 93 more words