Luxury Segment Joins the Green Party

July 2nd, 2009

Are luxury goods makers shifting attention to their eco quotient to save face as their market flags? The Wall Street Journal  reports on recent steps high-end companies have taken to express commitment to environmental pursuits, such as Tiffany & Co. devoting its window displays to a showcase of its coral reef protection efforts and Barneys’ promotion of Keds by Loomstate organic sneakers.
 

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Outdoor Retailer Attendee Registration on Par with Last Summer

June 16th, 2009

Organizers for the Outdoor Retailer show announced that attendee registration numbers for the 2009 Summer Market, held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT, July 21-24, are meeting benchmarks from this time last year. If registration numbers continue to grow at the current rate, Outdoor Retailer will be on track to meet, and possibly exceed, the number of 2008 attendees.

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