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The Faithful Shopper: Department Stores Dressed for the Season

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Tales of Incredible and Horrifying Mediocrity!!!!!

Francis Levy | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

So little credence is given to terminally inane events, those phenomena that evince a tawdry indifference to meaningfulness, the ones that cause you to yawn right in the face of a speaker.

Watch Shoppers Surprise Strangers With Gifts Of Their Choice In Joyful Holiday Ad

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.11.2014 | Good News

Some of the magic of the holiday season comes from giving. That's what this new ad from JC Penney -- "The Gift of Giving" -- aims to show by asking...

The Faithful Shopper: Wonderful Windows

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.01.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that most wonderful time of year for window shoppers -- and all shoppers. Our major department and jewelry stores have unveiled their holiday displays, and it's time to indulge the inner child in us all.

The Surprising Connection Between JCPenney And Wal-Mart

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

JCPenney stores have gone through many changes over the years since it was introduced in 1902. We have to admit, before the recent collaborations with...

Kim Bhasin

Inside J.C. Penney's Bizarre Broadcasts

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

As sales flagged inside J.C. Penney and employees chafed at constant changes, Ron Johnson, the ill-fated chief executive officer tasked with engineeri...

Behind-The-Scenes Secrets From A Department Store Sales Clerk

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amanda Robb We cornered "Jenny," who currently works at Macy's department store, to find out what a salesperson is really thinking. D...

Why Dressing Room Mirrors Still Have So Much Power

Kate Fridkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kate Fridkis

When my mom saw me in an old pencil skirt she said, "I don't think you're a pencil anymore, honey. You're more of a pen, or a marker."

Retailer Covers CEO's Insane Commuting Bill

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Sears Holdings Corp. paid its chief executive $9.9 million last year, including incentives the ailing department store operator offer...

The Faithful Shopper: Present Perfect

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whenever possible I look to smaller, one-of-a-kind shops for the little treasures that loved ones will cherish forever. And New York City is the capital of the unique boutique!