| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Laura Ann Mount is the membership specialist for Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons, Aberdeen.
Girl Scout cookies are here!
The 2013 Girl Scout cookie sale kicked off Saturday. You have until March 9 to get your fill of Girl Scouts cookies for the year....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Thin Mints, Caramel Delights, Peanut Butter Patties and a host of classic cookies finally returned to Aberdeen Saturday.
At noon, Rebecca Kiesz and Cassandra Curry of Girl Scout Troop 50038 set up a small table outside the Centsable Fashions' parking...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When it comes to licensing, Disney is the undisputed king of the castle.
The Mouse House generated $39.4 billion in retail sales from licensing, dominating the category with 80% marketshare, according to the International Licensing Industry...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Taylor Swift wore an Emilio Pucci white silk plisse halter-neck dress with sheer midriff and a train to the 2013 FiFi Awards in New York on Wednesday, where she won for celebrity fragrance of the year. [Perez Hilton]
John Galliano went on the "Charlie...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Save for a rainy day as Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. We've got our usual bumper crop of freebies,dining deals and fun things to do so you can...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Marketers typically shy away from pairing up with films unless they're based on an existing -- and already popular -- property. But with hits like "High School Musical," "Camp Rock" and "The Cheetah Girls," the Disney Channel Original Movie has become...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Futuristic fabrics and high-tech garments are just one way technology is affecting the fashion landscape. Another, e-commerce, was the topic of discussion at Fashion Digital Los Angeles, a recent day-long conference in Hollywood.
Some 450 registrants...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:27 AM
CARNIVAL GAME DAY: bounce houses, vendor displays, carnival games, raffles and a zip line: 10 a.m. Saturday; Waterford Lakes Town Center, 413 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando; free; 407-737-2866.
ORLANDO COIN & MONEY SHOW: 9 a.m. Sunday; Maitland...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Believe it or not, something good has happened to brick-and-mortar bookstores. In the first quarter of 2013, more book buyers walked in their doors -- a lot more.
Retail watcher Placed Insights found brick-and-mortar booksellers saw a 27% increase in...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Kmart’s woes — sliding sales, worried investors — would make any retailer want to curse. But as it turns out, the discounter’s dirty mouth may prove to be a saving grace.
The chain, which has a bit of a fuddy-duddy reputation,...
| Jan 9, 2013
He's been a big-time investor in the retail sector for more than 15 years and was chairman of Kmart after it emerged from bankruptcy about a decade ago. A few years later, he paired it with once-dominant Sears.
Yet even as Eddie Lampert is poised next...
| Jan 11, 2013
When prices essentially match, what stores are left to sell is themselves.
More than just the products they move, they compete on the basis of the shopping experiences they offer and the identities those experiences bolster. Customer loyalty has never...