Is there even such a thing as a ‘channel’ anymore? Department stores are in fierce competition to win and keep customers, and the ante keeps upping, as consumers shop in more places, expect quick fulfilment at the location of their choice, and increasingly expect engagement of the personalized variety.
I know many of you readers think Apparel’s offices are in the Big Apple, but we’re actually down here in Columbia, S.C. — just a few blocks from the newly Confederate-Flag-free Statehouse, which no doubt you’ve seen highlighted in the news recently, wherever you live.
Joseph Abboud revives the lost art of the men's specialty store on Madison Avenue.
Now is the ideal time for retailers to take stock of e-commerce platforms and assess retail readiness for handling high-traffic periods such as the upcoming 2015 holiday season.