May The Fourth Be With You:: Retail Edition

As most of you know my husband, feel free to follow Mr. R on Twitter @RealTwo Banditos, is a huge Star Wars fanatic.  Okay, okay so maybe I haven’t gone into detail on the severity of his condition with you, like the 14 competition quality light sabers that we keep in our closet, or perhaps I… Read More

Kohl’s- 5 Suggestions For The Department Stores of America.

About a year and a half ago I went with my mother to our neighborhood Kohl’s.  Considering it is literally the major anchor in the strip mall that literally lines the back of our neighborhood, and is not only a two minute drive it is also incredibly walkable so my mom frequents this spot.   We… Read More

Chanel Knows Spring

Spring is in full swing, and store windows have been showing remnants of it’s approach for nearly a month now.   To welcome the season, I thought perhaps I would take you on a virtual window shopping stroll across the south! Kate Spade, always bright and playful, brought in the spring feeling with this enchanting cardboard print… Read More

Clearance Departments Don’t Have to Resemble a Bargain Barn

I saw it time and time again when I was a District Manager on my store visits.  I would see each and every display beautifully and meticulously merchandised with the customers’ convenience and sanity in mind, that is until I would take myself to that back corner deemed the “clearance section”.  This became the ‘catch… Read More