Archive for June, 2015

NO RELIEF IN SIGHT FOR OUTDOOR SPECIALTY SHOPS

June 29, 2015

http://www.sportsonesource.com/news/boss/boss_main.asp   “Despite moans of increasing “showrooming” by consumers, specialty retailers in the human-powered outdoor space may find their biggest challenges coming from other brick-and-mortar retailers. Competition could soon intensify in the outdoor specialty space and it won’t come from online retailers – at least not pure play online retailers. A host of announcements indicate […]

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Who Does the Sales Rep Actually Report To – VP of Sales or the Customer?

June 25, 2015

http://blog.hirevue.com/sales/who-does-the-sales-rep-report-to-vp-of-sales-or-customer?utm_campaign=Blog&utm_content=16321048&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin– “BY KAMERON NOEL This is not a trick question: Who Does the Sales Rep Actually Report To – VP of Sales or the Customer? The answer isn’t as easy you’d expect. All your life you’ve heard that the customer is always right, correct? Authors Erin Anderson and Vincent Onyemah explore this idea in their […]

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Why Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada are in trouble

June 18, 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/louis-vuitton-and-guccis-nightmares-come-true-wealthy-shoppers-dont-want-flashy-logos-anymore/2015/06/15/e521733c-fd97-11e4-833c-a2de05b6b2a4_story.html “By Sarah Halzack June 15 On a sunny May morning in New York’s upscale Fifth Avenue retail corridor, Carron Ryan stopped to admire a diamond-encrusted Van Cleef & Arpels necklace in the window of the Bergdorf Goodman department store. Louis Vuitton’s sprawling flagship store was right across the street, but she turned her nose […]

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Advice I Would Give My 22 Year Old Self

June 11, 2015

BY Andrew Mucci Digital Strategy | Digital Communications | Social Media https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/advice-i-would-give-my-22-year-old-self-andrew-mucci?trk=hp-feed-article-title– “Although I recently turned 26, a lot has changed in my life. I graduated college, started my own business, moved to California to work at a ski resort, had a child, got engaged and now work in corporate America. I’ve learned some great stuff […]

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