View Post

DON’T MISS “PARIS REFASHIONED: 1957-1968” AT THE MUSEUM AT FIT

In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

London wasn’t the only European city swinging in the ’60s. Paris was also coming into its own, breaking fashion rules and upending traditional couture with a more inclusive, accessible vision. Yesterday’s press event of “Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968” at the Museum at F.I.T. was a nice (and timely) closing to New York …

View Post

BON-TON EXPANDS “CLOSE TO HOME” SHOPS OF LOCAL DESIGNERS; ROLLS OUT ONLINE SOURCING FAIR

In Industry News, Marketing, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

Bon-Ton Stores is keepin’ it local. The company, which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, is expanding its “Close to Home” initiative by adding in-store shops to at least 100 stores this year after a successful launch in 45 stores in fall 2016. Bon-Ton aims …

View Post

AN EXPERT’S TOP 10 TIPS FOR RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL POP-UP

In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

Pop-ups are all the rage, from pureplay e-commerce sites or brands that want to test out a brick-and-mortar, to retailers that want to try out a new concept or location. The rise in retail vacancies also means that space options are more prevalent, and the evolution of technology is beginning to democratize what’s possible …