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Small Merchants: Getting Noticed Among "Big Box Noise"

Ed Jay | Posted 08.14.2013 | Small Business
Ed Jay

Smaller or emerging merchants might be intimidated by today's business landscape, especially when considering they don't have the resources to outspend larger, more established brands in marketing, or provide rock bottom prices. So how are small merchants expected to draw customers to their local, independent locations?

The Faithful Shopper: Hot, Haute Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when those of us in the "fashionista know" escape to our favorite beaches at the Hamptons. The fun part is that many of our fa...

Pop-Up Nation: 5 Reasons Why the Temporary Shop is Here to Stay

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Some have been quick to dismiss the pop-up phenomenon as a trend that is problematic for business, given the short-term nature of the model. But recent years have shown pop-up shops proving to be a long-term strategy for businesses, communities and nonprofit organizations alike.

Living in a Pop-Up World: Plus, 8 Inspiring Pop-Up Shops

Matthew David Hopkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Matthew David Hopkins

Today, the prevalence of pop-ups combined with the competition for consumers' attention means the creative bar keeps getting raised when it comes to producing these temporary stunts.

Aether Launches the Aetherstream in New York

Hellin Kay | Posted 01.14.2012 | Style
Hellin Kay

It was only a matter of time before the food truck trend gave birth to fashion trucks. I love what outdoor brand Aether is doing with their traveling shop RV, which stays true to their fashion meets function ethos.

40 Acres And A Mule & A Whole Lot Of HATS! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Black Voices

Spike Lee is best known for his groundbreaking films Do The Right Thing and Malcolm X, but he's also quite the fashion plate. Whether screaming co...

The Faithful Shopper -- Pop-Up RoundUp

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.12.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the greatest surprises of summer are those little shops that literally pop up in the city, offering new and intriguing wares -- from apparel to jewelry to toys, you never know what you'll find.

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.