Today is not a good day for iconic American retailer, J. Crew. Though 2018 was supposed to be the beginning of a new era for the brand under the leadership of Jim Brett, the numbers say otherwise.
As part of the 2016 Glossy Forum, the Glossy team asked the audience of fashion executives to share the biggest challenges they face. Using those free form responses, their team created this graphic to show the topics that are on the minds of these decision makers and the results were not what we would have expected…
What Happened When Banana Republic Went Trendy The Gist: Banana Republic tried to go trendy and ditched customer favorites (bright, tailored cuts) in favor of boxy, neutral silhouettes. That didn’t work out so well. Lesson Learned: Never forget who your core customer is. Dive Deeper: Banana’s fall from grace is a classic example of a brand that forgot […]
If you’re interested in new retail trends, technologies and companies you need to check out the Glossy Podcast. I have been sharing Glossy’s articles since this blog’s inception and their podcast is another great way to hear about new trends directly from top industry figures. Host Shareen Pathak asks thoughtful, interesting questions that sometimes challenge […]
Although there are whole television shows dedicated to the drama-filled ritual that that is wedding dress shopping, today’s woman is content to forego the hoopla and find her gown online. Fresh, affordable players in the market are capitalizing this trend fueling market growth. Find out what’s next for the bridal industry.