After a weak quarter at Urban Outfitters stores, CEO Richard Hayne made some interesting comments on the growing performance gulf between brick-and-mortar and online, and what these consumer shifts mean for the future.
An in-depth interview with Nixon co-founder and EVP of Marketing Chad DiNenna about the major new campaign for holiday aimed at boosting business in lifestyle and watch stores, the new executive team, retail plans, and much more.
Once again, Zumiez is a top performer at the mall. Details about the retailer's Q2, expansion plans, comments about the future and performance of Blue Tomato, and about the important and struggling footwear category.
A talk with Austin Duvall, Co-founder and Creative Director of the Florida-based Duvin Design Company about the brand, what categories are performing, and how working in retail has helped the new brand service accounts.
We asked Neil about what is driving future order growth for Billabong and RVCA, if any of the three brands grew in 2014, retail plans for the U.S., plans for Europe, why the Americas is weak, how Element will rebuild in the U.S., and more.