In the fast food world, the “limited-time offer” is a remarkably powerful thing. Why?
Too weird, too pretentious, too expensive, and, in the end, too out of step with what today’s arbiters of style deem cool. Those have been among the many critiques of Target’s multi-designer collaboration with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus — a partnership that was hyped to the hilt, and wound up as a major bust.
What did the 2012 holidays teach us about the current state of shoppers—and, of course, the places where they shop?
Just about anything ugly or ill-fitting can be returned if the giver was nice enough to include a gift receipt, but what if they assumed you’d just loooove their present and didn’t include one (and you don’t have the heart to …
Don’t feel down that it’s December 24 and you still have shopping to do. There are plenty of quick and easy options to consider—and you may even be rewarded for waiting so long.
Is it remotely possible to be Santa and a responsible parent at the same time?
Professional party planners have to create fabulous events with limited budgets all the time, so they have the best tricks for creating a festive atmosphere without breaking the bank — and without painting the hosts as …
Monday, December 17, has been officially designated as Free Shipping Day in the world of e-retail. It’s a totally made-up, arguably irrelevant “special” event—but hey, who cares if it helps you snag a deal on last-minute holiday gifts?
Low prices are sure to draw in consumers during the ultra-competitive holiday shopping season. But cheap deals are hardly the only strategy being used by stores to woo consumers.