Business

Publishers Note: On the Ground in Dhaka

Four days before I was scheduled to arrive in Dhaka, the U.S. State Department issued a new travel advisory. My initial thought was to post-pone that portion of my trip but all calls made to my contacts in Bangladesh assured me it was business as usual.

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Business

Is Poor Sourcing To Blame for Recent Retail Bankruptcies?

The apparel industry is going through a massive transformation today, and in the not-so-distant future it will be completely unalike what we’ve known for so many years. That’s not to say, as a society we’ll stop wearing pants and shoes, but how, when and where we purchase our clothing is changing faster than most retailers anticipated, or are prepared for.

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Retail

From the Publisher: What I Learned From Terry Lundgren

I recently had the pleasure of attending a Young Jewish Professionals event where Tommy Hilfiger interviewed Macy’s CEO Terry Lundgren. Normally when high profile executives of publicly traded companies speak, I tend to leave disappointed, as it seems they always recite pre-prepped responses to all the juicy… Read More

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