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Articles written by various members of the MRketplace staff.

Guest Editorial: Your Store Needs Younger Customers

Jamie Davidson-FEATURED

Jamie Davidson of Strong Suit: “No matter how secure you feel with your existing customer base, Baby Boomers are not the future.”

Teháma Licenses The Golf Warehouse for New Collection


Teháma has licensed The Golf Warehouse for men’s and women’s bottoms, pullovers and jackets.

Hudson’s Bay Starts Joint Real Estate Ventures in U.S. and Canada

Hudson's Bay Company

In the U.S., HBC entered into an agreement with Simon Property Group valued at $1.8 billion and in Canada with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust valued at C$2 billion ($1.6 billion).

Schmoozing: Schuyler 4 at Nolcha Fashion Week

Schuyler 4-Nolcha-Feb2015-FEATURED

Schuyler 4 Showroom’s Alberto, Carlo Gross, Codice and Haupt brands showed during Nolcha Fashion Week, a three-day event for small and emerging brands.

Bergdorf Goodman Expands E-Commerce Reach Globally

Bergdorf Goodman

Bergdorf Goodman is expanding its e-commerce reach to more than 100 countries through a deal with Borderfree, a New York-based e-commerce platform company.

American Apparel Names Thoryn Stephens Chief Digitial Officer

American Apparel

As chief digital officer, Stephens will work on digital marketing data analytics, and e-commerce strategies.

Guest Editorial: Robots Are Already Working Retail

Jack Abelson-FEATURED

Jack Abelson argues that a robotic adherence to sales and promotions misses the chance to create a bond with shoppers.

Schmoozing: Randa’s Margaritas & Mojitos Party in Las Vegas


Randa Accessories hosted its Margaritas & Mojitos party at the Border Grill in Mandalay Bay Resort during Las Vegas market week last Tuesday.

West Coast Ports and Union Announce Tentative Deal

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative deal for the labor contract on the West Coast Ports late last week.

Obituary: South Coast Plaza Developer Henry Segerstrom

Henry T. Segerstrom, the developer of Orange County, Calif.’s South Coast Plaza—the largest mall on the West Coast—has died at the age of 91.