Posts Tagged ‘retail’

A Different Kind of Currency

March 30th, 2012

One-day pop-up store by chocolatier and “Purveyor to the Royal Danish Court” Anthon Berg served up confections marked with good deeds and promises instead of monetary prices. In order to purchase a box of chocolate, customers “checked out” by pledging the corresponding deed to a friend or family member. I love seeing these kinds of […]

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Mobile Retail, and reason #8 to vote for me!

August 7th, 2011

Until recently, I worked in the retail sector, and as any good curious person should do, I still like to keep up with industry news and see what’s going on. If you’ve been following my Twitter (I’m @heironymuse), you might have seen that this year so far has been a mixed bag of results, with […]

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April, as it appears to Anthropologie

April 5th, 2011

The April Anthropologie catalogue is out, and as usual, it’s full of beautiful images. Recent financial results for the Urban Outfitters group (of which Anthropologie is a part) have been disappointing, but the catalogues never cease to inspire. I consider Anthropologie one of the best-in-class for their print work and email marketing. The exquisitely cohesive […]

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What goes up, What goes down, and a little extra fun for Friday

April 1st, 2011

Jump Up: Early this week, the Prada group, which also owns Miu Miu, posted a record $336 million in profits for 2010, up a whopping 150.4% from the previous year. They are clearly doing something right, and if this season’s creeper shoe, which sold out of stores by mid-March and now has an extensive waiting […]

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