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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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Weather or Not

March 3rd, 2014

Will record cold and snow finally convince the retail commmunity to shift its calendar?
Walking past the Bloomingdale’s windows one weekend in February, a beautiful Diane …

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Feeling Foxy

February 4th, 2014

How a wily woodland creature snuck into kids’ hearts—and onto their clothes.
This month kicks off the year of the horse in the Chinese calendar—but …

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