Shopping is not my idea of fun at the best of times. Clothes shopping with children is its own special kind of hell.
Leaving the city spawned a curious blend of emotions. In some ways it was a relief: I felt like I was coming up for air. In other ways, I felt almost bereft, like I was losing something, leaving something vital and fizzing and rich behind.
After several years of turning over inventory more quickly, U.S. retailers are experiencing slower-moving stock, according to preliminary data from Sageworks, a financial information company.
Gone are the days when Charleston debutantes didn't venture above Calhoun Street after dark.
In the language of business, eCommerce can be compared to being one of the best things since sliced bread made it's debut.
As I sit outside the dressing room waiting for her to parade her curated thrift outfit or even during our occasional forays to H&M, I can't help but think of my mother and me in the same scene thirty years ago. But this time, with my own daughter, it's different.
Never send an email that says "What do you charge?" or any other form of that question. Sure, you need to know the costs to see if you can even afford the vendor -- I get it. But you aren't picking up a pair of shoes here.
Kohl's is famous for its steep markdowns and constant sales, but smart and savvy consumers can uncover ways to save even more at this discount store. Between stacking coupons and decoding the price markers, we've rounded up 28 of the best tips and tricks to scoring big savings year round at Kohl's.
Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.
Every time I return from Paris with a suitcase full of clothes and shoes, my friends marvel at how I can afford to shop in Paris. So let me tell you a few of my little secrets. I am not wealthy and I do not spend tons of money when shopping for my clothes.
I had a very nice suit at home, but I hardly ever wore it; weddings and funerals only. So with the impeding wedding of my niece on the horizon, I pulled it from hibernation and tried it on. It fit -- and if I didn't breath, move, eat or drink anything at the wedding it would be fine.
There was the news that it was sold out, and that it was a LIMITED TIME OFFER with no restocking! Meaning it was GONE. It appeared I was shut out, even though I saw some very cute things I would have liked. Then I wanted it because I couldn't have it.; oh yes, then I wanted it badly.
Grab your close girlfriends, go out for a drink (alcoholic or non) and try on suits. Why not? You're gonna see each other at the pool anyway, and you may just discover a cool flattering style you might not have considered without the boost of borrowed confidence from your gals!
Shopping is a passion of mine, I enjoy discovering extraordinary brands that not only simplify my life as an entrepreneur, but as a mother, wife, and of course passionate shopper. One thing that I cannot stand however is discovering great brands that do not deliver to my address.
The subtle metallic finishes of Ann Sacks's Lux travertine tile collection strike a perfect note of subdued glamour. Shown in pewter, the tiles are also offered in silver or gold.
If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.