Industry Experts

Insights and advice from those at the top of their field. To participate, contact sheried@busjour.com

Expert: 7 Pinterest, Instagram Tips for Local Businesses

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As part of its ongoing series of Industry Experts columns, Accessories magazine introduces Heather, the Managing Editor for Local … [Read more...]

Rising Dollar Dampens H&M Q4 Profits

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Stockholm—H&M reported today that its fourth quarter profit was hit by an increasingly strong dollar as well as milder fall … [Read more...]

Expert: Holiday Shopping –A Case of Shopper’s Remorse?

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As part of Accessories’ ongoing Industry Experts columns, Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for The NPD Group Inc. provides … [Read more...]

Expert: What will 2016 Bring for Containerized Shipping?

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  As part of Accessories' ongoing Industry Experts columns, Sara Mayes CEO and President FASA/Fashion Accessories Shippers … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With… Lloyd Stone, President, Manny Stone Decorators

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As trade show season gears up, we’re all going to be spending a lot of time in booths, whether buying or selling from them. Subtle … [Read more...]

Expert: Are You Ready to Become a Quitter in 2016?

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New York—Life is built on routines. It's easy to go years—or even decades—without consciously assessing what's working and what's … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Know About Data Security, Holiday Shopping

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With the holiday retail season now in full swing, Mallory Duncan, senior vice president/general counsel at National Retail … [Read more...]

New MarketPlace Site Sells Big Sky Country Merchandise

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Helena, MT—On a wider scale retailers are looking into more Made in USA products, even big box retailers such as Walmart. But one … [Read more...]

Expert: The Significance of Culture War and Nanodata

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Expert: Why Some Retailers Will Opt Out of Black Friday

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Stevens, PA--REI, a co-op retailer whose members pay a fee to belong, got unimaginable publicity with its announcement that its … [Read more...]

Marshal Cohen’s NPD Blog: “Showcasing” Shakes Up Retail

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we are reprinting a blog posting from Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for … [Read more...]

Expert: What Makes a Brand? Ask Political Candidates

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]