What I’m Listening To…Podcast Roundup

I love listening to podcasts. It’s such a wonderful way to pass time while doing other activities, and it makes it easy to be inspired and learn new things. You will be surprised at how your next great idea could come from a story about life-span longevity (TED Radio Hour) or Will Chamberlain’s underhand basketball…

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The Ultimate Guide to Selling Wholesale

Do you have the best strategies in place and are you satisfied with your wholesale revenues? It’s that time of the summer! Did you just show at POOLTRADESHOW or MAGIC? Maybe you’re getting prepped for Capsule in NY or you just showed at NY NOW. Or maybe you’ve said enough this season and will be doing…

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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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