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Here's the Cold LinkedIn Message That Prompted a CEO to Give the Sender a Job

You're sure to get a response with this tactic.<p>Kathryn Minshew, cofounder and CEO of the career advice and job listings site The Muse, hadn’t been …

Employment

Brick Marble Click Clock

Ging-ko’s beautiful portable alarm clock has a wood body with a marble finish. Its white LED digits appear when you snap your fingers, clap your …

Portable

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Customers are no longer willing to pay full price for clothing

A three-year study (pdf) that tracked clothing costs versus what global consumers are willing to pay has some bad news for fashion retailers: “On average, across all womenswear categories tested between January 2013 and June 2016, consumers were willing to pay only 76% of full price.”<p>The study, …

3tags.org

How To Clean Adidas Sneakers & Keep Them Looking Brand New

I recently got my hands on a pair of my dream shoes that I’ve had my eye on for forever: a brand new pair of Adidas Stan Smith sneakers. I could not …

Shoes

12 Amazing Places Most Millennials Will Never See

The world is full of magical hidden wonders. Need proof? The talented team at Atlas Obscura spent the past five years working on a gorgeous, 480-page book that uncovers 600 of the strangest, most fascinating, and downright bizarre places you've never heard of before.<p>We asked Atlas Obscura cofounder …

Natural Gas

10 Crazy Beautiful Hot Springs Around The World

Honestly speaking, most of the options to warm up on a cold day are kind of uncool. No offense to those who partake, but wrapping yourself up in a …

Yellowstone National Park

Why You Should Add Blue Tansy Oil to Your Beauty Routine, Stat

Lately, skincare products have been feeling blue. Aquamarine balms, oils, and scrubs can attribute their cool hues to one all-star ingredient: blue …

Skin Care

Rep Your City Right on Your Body with the Citee Fashion T-Shirts

Like most 20-somethings and 30-somethings, I love to travel. Seeing new faces and places is always exciting while learning about and discovering a …

The 25 highest-paying companies of 2016

If money is your No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 priorities when it comes to work, you might want to make sure you're qualified to work in technology or management consulting.<p>Here's why: Technology companies account for most of the 25 highest paying companies this year, according to a compilation of salary …

Employment

Moncler combats counterfeiters with new technology - Luxurylaunches

The idea of using technology to fight the knock-off industry appears to be gaining traction in the fashion and luxury sector. After Ferragamo’s …

Lululemon Is Getting a Radical New Look

Lululemon Athletica’s core focus for nearly 20 years can be summed up neatly: it sold apparel meant to function in the world of sweat. Geared for …

Lululemon Athletica

Bits & Bytes | Fossil Acquires Misfit, Retail's Digital Evolution, Athos Funding

Bits and Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.<p><b>"Fossil to Buy Wearable Maker Misfit for $260</b> …

Wearable Tech

Does Anyone Expect to Pay Full Price Anymore?

Post-recession, retailers started discounting as a way of winning over a more cautious consumer. As Black Friday caps off a season of slow sales, BoF …

Estée Lauder

There Is More Work To Do for Public School

Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow know how to get people talking, but can they get them to buy?<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi …

Clothing

Andrew Rosen Talks Trouble in the Contemporary Market

Contemporary brands are feeling the squeeze. Theory chief executive Andrew Rosen — the man who pioneered the category — reflects on the state of the …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Video Tutorial: How To Create Circular Patterns with the Blend Tool in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to take a look at some nifty tricks in Adobe Illustrator that can be used to create some extremely detailed …

Graphics

Luma Will Solve All Of Your WiFi Problems

Unless you live in a small apartment, you probably know how frustrating it can be to have a WiFi signal which is less than reliable. With a dedicated …

Wi-Fi

Best in show: The top five collections from Toronto fashion week

A grand use of embellishment, graphic patterning and shine made for one of the most eclectic fashion weeks in Toronto yet. While several designers including Malorie Urbanovitch continued to explore the possibilities of contemporary day wear, Mikhael Kale and others demonstrated what a little (or a …

Clothing

Does the Young Designer/Big Retailer Dynamic Still Work?

Being stocked in a major department store is important to the growth of a young designer business, while also contributing to the image and identity …

eCommerce

Nathalie Atkinson: Going back to basics is the secret to success for these fashion gurus

When consumers consciously hit pause on shopping habits, it's to cultivate a new mindfulness around consumption and spending. And though it happens less often, some designers also take a step out of the relentless fashion cycle to rethink and regroup. Sometimes the reasons are financial, other …

How American Eagle Outfitters is weaning shoppers off of deep discounts

Retail CEOs from former J.C. Penney (JCP) boss Ron Johnson to Gap Inc’s (GPS) Art Peck to J.Crew head Mickey Drexler have long lamented shoppers’ …

Numb

How to Keep Your White Sneakers White

Ever since the fashion set swapped stilettos for sneaks, kicks in all shapes and colors have run rampant, invading street style snaps across all …

Street Style

Tall Ladies, We Found Your Dream Clothing Line

At 6'1, designer Kaersten Cooper understands the struggles that come with shopping for clothes that fit tall girls. With problems like sleeves that are always too short and just a dearth of options, Cooper was tired of clothes that refused to complement her frame. That's why the self-described …

6 Ecommerce Shipping Problems Resolved

By Michael-Jon Lazar<p>In Ecommerce<p>1<p>As an ecommerce business, you’ve got a lot of things to tend to. From tracking your inventory and keeping it stocked …

Proof That Every Retailer Should Sell on Amazon | SEJ

While consulting local retailers about the possibilities and practicalities of global sales via e-commerce and online marketplaces, such as Amazon …

The Biggest Myth In Online Retail

Succeeding at online retail isn't always about deep discounts -- even during the uber-competitive holiday season. Columnist David Rekuc discusses …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …