Crate & Barrel May Be Changing Its Scene

Who could have imagined such scandal behind the pristine, picture perfect wedding registry hot spot that is Crate and Barrel?  When one reads a trend setter of American home goods retail is closing a major 4 story flagship property of 27 years in the highly trafficked Mag Mile of their hometown Chicago, a shop girl has got to… Read More

Restoration Hardware’s Super Secret Sale

It was reported recently that RH CEO Gary Friedman has cut the price of his modest Napa Valley home (I zigged when I should have zagged somewhere on my retail climb).   You look at the beautiful product, and you know, with a just a few quick charges to the credit card and a second or third… Read More

Mall Review: Highland Village

  Highland Village Management: City of Houston Location:   Houston, TX Theme: So Cal Type: Outdoor (15 acres)     Perfect For: Gift Registries Holiday Shopping Speciality Shopping Favorite Shops: Restoration Hardware Apple Williams Sonoma Although technically not a mall, Highland Village has been a shopping hub for Houston, Texas for nearly 50 years.   Starting out with just a… Read More