Subscription Boxes Are A Growing Retail Trend

Just imagine all of your favorite items delivered to your home in a convenient box every month. It’s not a fantasy! You’re now able to do a quick Internet search and find a company that will deliver the items you love—dog treats, Japanese junk food, or exclusive beauty products. Healthy snacks make a popular gift […]

Flash sale sites are popular destinations for competitive holiday shoppers look for designer items at a deep discount.

Flash Sale Sites Attract Savvy Shoppers and Innovative Investors

Over the last few years shoppers have learned to love digital merchandisers like Fab, Gilt, and Rue La La. These companies have been setting records with turnovers reaching hundreds of millions of dollars. They’ve also attracted the attention of leaders in the financial world like Anton Levy, Managing Director of General Atlantic, who sits on […]

Smartwatches are strong competitors in the luxury timepiece market.

Luxury Smartwatches Fit Active Lifestyles

Apple is not a technology company; it’s a luxury lifestyle company. The transformation was manifested in 2013 when Angela Ahrendts was hired to head Apple’s retail and e-commerce departments. Prior to Apple, Ahrendts was CEO of Burberry, the world-renowned British high-end manufacturer of lifestyle items and fashion. Investors with a global perspective have identified luxury […]

Athleisure Makes it Big on Wall Street

Last year U.S. consumers spent nearly $2 billion on active wear, sports shows, and gym bags. This trend is building muscle and attracting big investors. When a pair of leggings selling for $400 can be worn to the gym or to brunch with a blazer you know there’s an opportunity for profit. Lululemon and Nike […]

The Delaware Law School Women's Law Caucus held an "Equal Pay" Bake Sale to highlight pay disparities between men and women.

Negotiating a Woman’s Salary Takes Negotiating

Though there is some truth to the argument that women get paid less because they don’t negotiate their salaries, there is another reason they don’t: because they’re not idiots, asserts Joan Williams. Women sense that if they try to negotiate salary at their initial entry into a company, they sense that it could hurt them—and […]

Pattie Sellers interviews CEO and designer Tory Burch during Fortune magazine’s The Most Powerful Women 2013 event.

3 Women Leverage Media Success into Billion Dollar Lifestyle Empires

Tory Burch, Jessica Alba, and Ellen DeGeneres built their media successes in different branches of entertainment media—film, television, and fashion. Each of the businesses these women have created has been carefully nurtured and grew a loyal audience into a dependable digital community. Managing and marketing each of these companies is very serious business. In order […]

Michael Jordan designed sneakers on display in a glass case at The Jordan Store at 166 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

The High Stakes Business of Sneaker Collecting

Are you obsessed with sneakers? Frank the Butcher, a sneaker designer interviewed in the documentary Sneakerheadz, explains that you’ll know you’ve got a problem when your wife comes home from grocery shopping and there’s no room on the kitchen floor for the bags of groceries because it is covered with shoes. Diagnosing your own problem […]