Archive for October, 2014


October 26, 2014

By Kailee Bradstreet Darkside Snowboards Locations: Killington, Okemo, and Stowe Owner/Mgr.: Founder Bill Langlands Number of storefronts: 3 Square footage: 10,500  total “Founded in 1989 in Killington, Vermont, Darkside Snowboards has become a staple New England specialty retailer in our industry. Billy Langlands, who founded the first store 25 years ago and remains at the helm today, saw […]

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Online Retailers: The Secret to Seasonal Success in 2014

October 25, 2014

“Over the past few years, we’ve seen the holiday rush begin earlier and earlier. And we’ve also noticed that the shopping frenzy is extending beyond the traditional season, with transaction rates in 2013 boasting lifts even after Christmas. These trends make for a lot of opportunity for online retailers, but you need to play your cards […]

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING: Social Referrals Are Key

October 24, 2014

“With the holiday shopping season rapidly approaching, commerce technology platformMarketLive surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers and found that 49 percent will make purchases based on social referrals, and 30 percent have made purchases via social networks during the past year, up from just 12 percent in 2013. MarketLive surveyed 1,000 U.S. adults who had shopped online at least four times […]

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October 20, 2014

By Kailee Bradstreet Thu, Oct 16 2014 11:11 am | 2 Comments evo Owner/Mgr.: Founder/CEO Bryce Phillips – Store Managers: Darren Wells (SEA) and Jordan Sunshine (PDX) Number of storefronts: 2 + All Together Skatepark + Square footage: 13,000 (at both locations) Locations: 3500 Stone Way N, Seattle | 200 SE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR (opening week of Oct 20th)   evo was […]

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