Weak demand for clothes has retailers piling on the discounts
Apparel retailers, who fill the majority of nearly any mall, are offering Black Friday-worthy deals in December.
Tuesday Dec 17
The 6 Business Cases for Real-Time Marketing
Charity Water's Paull Young was riding a New York Citi Bike earlier this month when he wiped out in the rain.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Lucky Will Roll With Leonard Green
Lucky Brand Jeans - a product that trumpets its non-commodity status in its name and has literally done its branding on the fly - was sold yesterday to Leonard Green & Partners, a $15 billion private equity firm based in Los Angeles that also holds substantial investments in J. Crew, Jo-Ann Stores, David's Bridal, Container Store, Petco and Sports ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
How To Evolve Your Product Without Losing Customers
Apps, products, and companies evolve over time. As technologists, we seek to improve our product by constantly optimizing one thing and tweaking the next.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Woodbury Common has the exact sort of military planning a US shopping trip needs
There's everything from designer shops to mass-market stores such as Gap, as well as cult midway fashion labels including J Crew and Banana Republic My base was the ideal training ground - the Thayer, a hotel in the grounds of West Point military academy in the Hudson Valley.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
J. Crew Group Management Discusses Q3 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Greetings, and welcome to the J. Crew Group, Inc. Third Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results Conference Call.
US: J Crew Q3 earnings, sales climb
US: J Crew issues Q3 revenue guidance US apparel and accessories retailer J Crew Group has said it expects third-quarter revenues to increase in the high-single to low-double digit range, from US$555.8m last year.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The North Shore Outlooks
Splashy new Park Royal South outdoor wing unveiled Saturday
The wait is over: Park Royal will officially unveil its splashy new outdoor shopping area at the south mall on Nov. 30. Throughout November, Park Royal added Anthropologie, J. Crew, LOFT, LUSH, Sephora and Zara to its stable of sought-after retailers.
J Crew CEO Mickey Drexler's bizarre defense of UK price
J Crew CEO Mickey Drexler has brushed off criticism that the retailer's pricing in the UK is more than double that of the U.S. 'It's always been that way,' he said, adding that it presents an advantage for his stores in the U.S. Expensive: J Crew faced a storm of criticism earlier this month when shoppers at the three new London stores discovered ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
"J. Crew Group, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" Published
Crew Group, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" J. Crew Group, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company's history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Daily Beast
Solange Knowles's New Fashion GigBy The Fashion Beast Team
Solange Knowles Named Art Director of Puma: Singer Solange Knowles announced her new fashion gig as Puma's art director and creative consultant via Instagram, posting a picture of legs diving into a swimming pool wearing seriously cool multi-colored sneakers.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Neighborhoods: Independent Brownstone Brooklyn Stores Aren't Afraid of J.Crew
Traditional "Brownstone Brooklyn" neighborhoods like Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, and Cobble Hill have been seeing a rapid change in their retail landscape.
1 Puffer Vest, 4 Ways to Be Warm & Look Cool
Puffer vests are generally overlooked and underappreciated in many respects, earning a bad rap in the winter apparel arena for their shapeless marshmallow-like silhouette and their ambiguous functionality that oftentimes elicit strong styling confusion: What about the arms?! Yet, there is a way to wear the padded piece in public without overheating ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Phoenix New Times
Madewell's Jillian Burbol Lives for Denim on Denim
A fashion marketing graduate from Parsons, she began her wonder woman retail career as a J. Crew associate who was asked to step over into the Madewell world back when the brand had only 20 stores to its name.