More Than Just Stuff

September 3rd, 2014

You can never have too many possessions that preserve irreplaceable memories.
Two tiny pairs of bronze shoes have graced my mother’s dresser for three decades. While …

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Welcome to the Jungle

August 1st, 2014

Fashion’s mélange of styles means standing out is more crucial than ever for children’s brands.
Here’s an interesting experiment, ladies: Take a look at the jeans …

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Requiem for the Mall

July 7th, 2014

Can a little creative thinking save the classic American shopping center?
Attention mall shoppers! If that phrase rings a bell—if it leaves you reaching for a …

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The Outsiders

June 4th, 2014

Never underestimate the value of a novice—especially in fashion.

Graduation. Aside from being the time of the year when kids’ retailers see a post-Easter spike in …

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Everyday Magic

April 28th, 2014

Cast a spell over your customers with a little help from Mickey Mouse and friends.
A few weeks ago I braved the brutal Florida heat and …

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