Tag Archives: Apparel

Bye, Bye Kiwi

Kiwi, you’ve been replaced by a banana. A peel of a banana, no less! I recently read (in the AARP magazine, OMG did I just admit that?) that you can use a banana peel (the inside part) to polish leather … Continue reading

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The Maxxinista in Me

If you are female, you have it in your DNA. If you are male and have it too, shopping is never a drudgery. We, the shoppers, create our own fun and games in the stores, especially when we’re on adventure … Continue reading

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The Primal Urge

It’s August and I’m shopping. Like a siren, the back-to-school shopping crave pulls me into Nordstrom. ¬†But my kids are out of school and I’m not in school. I saw no ads, I have no flyers from the postman. I … Continue reading

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We are judging this man by his shoes!!

Meet Matt. Yesterday some stranger took his bag off the train on the way to Newark Airport. As any traveler knows, Newark Airport can barely feed a traveler well, let alone replace everything Matt needed to complete his business trip … Continue reading

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Free Puppies for Christmas!

Last year our three adult children, assuming we were so lonely without them, were scheming to get us a puppy. For Christmas. ¬†Little did they know we (the ‘rents) had already discussed and agreed on no puppy, we’d rather golf … Continue reading

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My Missoni Mistake

I’m no rookie when it comes to shopping. This morning, while commenting on shopper behavior on the RetailWire site where I’m an “expert panelist” I made the decision to switch my planned grocery trip to Target (not Meijer) and go … Continue reading

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PLEASE help me say YES to the Mother of Bride dress!

So, the short story is that the custom dress is a no-go, and there’s only 7 weeks left till the big day. I’m back on the Shopper’s Journey. Help me fashionistas. My vision was lightweight, swingy, breezy but in a … Continue reading

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Unwrapping Victoria’s Secret – Holiday Merchandising

This is post #4 in a series of ShopperAnnie reviews on holiday merchandising/display from a range of different retailers! If there’s one thing Victoria’s Secret does best, it’s merchandising. What male with a pulse doesn’t want this window display to … Continue reading

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PacSun posts SEASON’S GREEDY on the window!

This is the third post in a series of Good, Better, Best (and Missed Opportunities) in retail merchandising for the Holiday 2010 season. If you’ve ever had to shop for a teen, enjoy this one! Last weekend, PacSun in Tampa, … Continue reading

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Is Covering Butts a Brand Advantage for Cleveland Clinic?

Her pretty face, visibly older, jumps off the page at me from the cover of the November AARP Bulletin. (Stop snickering, I’m over 50 and enjoy all the travel/golf discounts). The face is that of iconic fashion designer Diane von … Continue reading

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