That Time At ThinkGeek When I left Without Buying What I Wanted

Orange County is one of those awesome spots that texts you when it’s your turn at the DMV; This gives you room to wander, and wastes less time sitting around in a stuffy and overcrowded waiting area.  With the kids under the care of a babysitter I embraced my three hour wait wandering the Florida Mall without children… 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

I 💚 NY&Co.

Earlier this year I posted about my concern for the state of New York & Co after witnessing what appeared to be a closing sale at First Colony Mall in Sugar Land.  It sparked a serious of discussion of the common lack of inspiration everyone has felt about their collection over the past year or… Read More

Lindt Chocolates and Their Golden Goose..errr…Bunny

While the rest of the retail world is teetering and seeking out their Omnichannel balance, the chocolate industry is exploding!   Customers have thrown their Jimmy Choo fetishes out the window and replaced them with sweet truffle indulgences. In fact as per the NRF (National Retail Federation) Easter spending survey consumers are planning to spend more this year on… Read More

What is Retailer Altar’d States Doing Right?

As a long time fan of Altar’d States I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised to find their rapid and beautifully executed expansions throughout Houston.  And then checking their website, I found their growth was not limited, but instead nationwide.  For those of you unfamiliar, Altar’d States is a boutique, that originated out… Read More