While the Christmas season continues past Christmas Day into the New Year, the season pretty much ends for retailers on Christmas Eve. Immediately after Christmas, New Year’s Eve items like champagne and drinks arrive, along with sports-themed party food. In department stores, New Years outfits and champagne glasses move toMORE HERE

BOSTON – A new Christmas identity for Wayfair‘s flagship catalog has taken a quite normal turn. In this day, that is a bold step. The look is so bold it even features a sterling silver coffee pot atop a breakfast table. The flagship carrier for the season and brand isMORE HERE

In the early 1970s, Levi’s were the brand that everyone wanted, far above competitors like Lee and Wrangler. As Levi’s were the original brand of jeans, any store that carried the line had guaranteed sales and cachet. At that time, the so called “designer” jean brands like Sasson, Calvin KleinMORE HERE

OAK BROOK, Ill. – Ace Hardware Corporation, the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware co-op, announced changes to its Board of Directors after their 2023 Annual Meeting. Following the May 16, 2023 meeting, David W. Cripe and Eric W. Lauterbach were elected as member director and non-member director, respectively, to their firstMORE HERE

CHICAGO – This month, the retailer Crate & Barrel marks 60 years. Gordon and Carole Segal founded Crate & Barrel on Dec. 7, 1962 on Wells Street in Chicago. As the story is told, it was a year after returning from their honeymoon. He was 23. They were eager to sell the modernMORE HERE