How to Shop Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday may be the greatest digital invention since the Internet itself.  I mean, a day when you can nab ridiculous deals with the click of a mouse while you’re watching Sex and the City reruns in your PJs?  Yet, the convenience of Cyber Monday is what makes it oh-so-wonderful, but also borderline dangerous.  Yes, […]

10 Things Not to Buy on Black Friday

With Black Friday just around the corner, stores are putting out amazing discounts.  Amazing discounts, yes.  The best discounts you can possibly get?  Not necessarily.  In fact, the best deal you get on Black Friday may be to hold off on buying until after the holidays.  Based on historical trends and data, our friends at […]

Jason Wu’s Limited-Edition Collection for Target

Designing Mrs. O’s inauguration gown put him on the map, and now, Jason Wu is Target-bound.  He’s designing a collection of women’s apparel, handbags, and scarves exclusively for Target.  The limited-edition collection will only be available from February 5 through March 6 at most stores and online.  Apparel will be priced from $19.99-59.99, while handbags […]

Consumer Online Shopping Trends Report

People waking up at ungodly hours to shop.  Websites crashing because of awesome sales.  Backordered items that won’t ship for weeks.  We get it.  The shopping culture this time of year gets crazy.  Literally. Chase Paymentech recently released their sixth annual Cyber Holiday Pulse Index, which provides insights into online shopping behavior throughout the holiday […]

Tom Ford for H&M?

Versace for H&M gear hasn’t left the storage rooms yet (FYI: the collection launches this weekend), but apparently, the masterminds at H&M are already thinking about their next designer collaboration.  Their potential chosen one?  Tom Ford. H&M’s Creative Advisor, Margareta van den Bosch commented that Ford is “a very interesting name,” and she “wouldn’t mind” a […]

Filene’s Basement to Close

Apparently, the third time isn’t a charm for discount department store Filene’s Basement.  This is the third time they’re filing for bankruptcy in just over a decade, and sadly, this time it’s for good. Syms Corp., which owns Filene’s, also filed for Chapter 11. Syms CEO Marcy Syms said the difficult decision was made due […]