Crossing Gender Lines – Should You Branch Out?

Anya Hindmarch just announced her men’s collection launch with leather goods and accessories, and last month Stella McCartney announced she would be debuting a men’s collection in November. It’s no wonder that brands are moving into the men’s market; with $440B in annual sales it’s certainly a market share worth capturing. Menswear designers have been…

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E-M and Now Introducing S-Commerce

Social Commerce (S-Commerce) is the new sales channel brands are looking to exploit. S-Commerce apps blend the ease of mobile sales with the functionality of social networks. It became the new hot platform in China with the launch of Weiden in 2011, a platform that incorporates affiliate marketing with WeChat (like WhatsApp) in a mobile…

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Do Emerging Designer Platforms Help?

Vogue UK recently announced that Alexa Chung would be introducing a new program to the VILLIOD app to attract emerging designers to sell. VILLIOD is an app that connects consumers and influencers via moodboards that sell products. Think of it as a shoppable, mobile and cooler Polyvore. This app currently works on an affiliate marketing…

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6 Ways to Make Your Product Stand Out

Competition abound and you are out there trying to make a name for your brand. Its time to bust out the marketing toolkit and get the attention of your audience. Try these 6 tips on how to make your product stand out in a crowded market. If you need additional help creating a plan check…

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