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2013 Plus Awards Winners

April 14th, 2014

Recognizing Excellence in Design and Retail for 2013

Late Boomers

February 1st, 2014

The buying power of aging Americans presents enormous opportunity. Here’s how to go about attracting that Baby Boomer buck.

Have It Your Way

December 2nd, 2013

Whether retailers are involved in the exchange or not, the made-to-order shoe segment is gaining momentum—one custom pair at a time.

Red Alert

October 30th, 2013

In wake of the Nairobi terrorist attack, U.S. malls and retailers are stepping up security. Here are some strategies on how to help prevent an attack or react in the event of one.

By Lyndsay McGregor

Surf and Turf

September 4th, 2013

Defined by a laidback and carefree vibe—and less so by silhouette—surf-inspired footwear is experiencing a wave of popularity spanning seafaring to landlocked consumers.

By Angela Velasquez

Five Steps to Success

August 5th, 2013

Industry experts offer tips on how to boost business as the summer season cools off.

By Lyndsay McGregor

Cloud Chasing

July 9th, 2013

Forget clunky cash registers. The future of retail is written in the cloud.

By Lyndsay McGregor

California Dreamin’

June 3rd, 2013

If it seems like designers are taking a laidback approach to creating their Spring ’14 collections, they are. From warm hues to natural materials, the season looks to be awash in the West Coast’s finest relaxed attributes.

By Angela Velasquez

Top 10 Kids’ Retailing Tips

April 2nd, 2013

Industry experts give pointers on how to make 2013 a great year and potentially create customers for life.

By Maria Bouselli

Girl Power

February 27th, 2013

Grittier and grimier (Brooklyn as opposed to Manhattan),the HBO hit series Girls is putting its stamp on the latest fashions.

By Angela Velasquez