Ipsy And the Influence of You Tube

For those as unfamiliar as I was with Ipsy, it is a beauty subscription that for only ten dollars a month customers receive a monthly sampling of up to 5 to 6 beauty products. “So like Birchbox,” I asked proudly to show off my hip knowledge of retail to my Generation Z assistant. At first,… Read More

How Does a Whole Foods Employee Feel About the “Whole Amazon” Take Over?

It hit the headlines this past Friday that Amazon has acquired Whole Foods for 13.7 billion dollars.  A high price indeed for a company that has reported a loss in earnings for the past 6 consecutive quarters.  The buzz about the acquisition has stirred up rumors of cashier-less stands, junk food in stock, and dropping… Read More

GameStop: Not The Next Blockbuster

When it came through the grapevine that Game Stop was acquiring ThinkGeek, the gaming world rejoiced, genius!  When they didn’t combine the two concepts into one shop, we all made a face to palm gesture while shaking our heads. It’s no surprise that the brick and mortar gaming industry is getting tossed out the window.… Read More

Victoria’s Secret: Dropping Their Panties

While the rest of the retail world is faltering to online sales, Victoria Secret’s challenge is the ever trending bralette.  For those of us not up in the know, the bralette is a casual bra that can be seen as a shirt or bra. “With a garment like a bralette, which is made essentially like… Read More