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NEW YORK LEGENDS: DAN & BILL

CONVERSATIONS 9/18 After an eventful New York Fashion Week,I thought about two local icons, Dapper Dan and Bill Cunningham. This designer and photographer, respectively,have each had incredible creative journeys spanning decades, their work woven into the rich fabric of this city. They have inspired generations of admirers with their accomplishments in fashion, style, art,and culture. […]

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THE CORNER OFFICE BY ADAM BRYANT

CONVERSATIONS 9/18 From experience I know that sharp, exceptional leadership in retail is critical and a building block for a brand to succeed whether in stores, headquarters, distribution centers,or the marketplace. For many years I had been a devoted reader of “Corner Office”in the Sunday New York Times business section. Pulitzer Prize−winning editor Adam Bryant […]

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CLOSING? WINDOWS MATTER

NOTES FROM THE FIELD 9/18 The retail “correction”currently underway in so many locations across the country continues. This is certainly evident in New York City,and the Upper West Side is no exception. Two stores (Gristedes, Banana Republic) situated right next to each other closed within the last several months. I walk by these vacant storefronts […]

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RETAIL HIVE

I was honored to be invited to serve as Chairperson for UK based Retail Hive’s first conference in North America. Sharing key insights and experiences as well as learning from industry professionals was outstanding. .    

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