Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack

NORDSTROM is an American upscale fashion retailer with over 250 stores located across 36 states.  Their online portal nordstrom.com receives over 20 million visits each month making it one of the largest and most successful online shopping sites in the world. In addition to their main site, Nordstrom also sell online through nordstromrack.com, a relatively new site offering…

Kohl’s Online Review.

  Kohl’s is an American department store retail chain with over 1100 stores across the USA. It has more stores than any other Department Store chain, and is overall the 20th largest retailer in the country. Kohl’s Online Product Range Kohl’s product range includes clothing, shoes, accessories, housewares, fine jewelry, furniture, toys,  and more.  They sells high end brands…

Getting the Best Out of Sierra Trading Post

Sierra Trading Post operate five retail “bricks-and-mortar” stores throughout the mid-west US as well as operating a catalog mail-order business and selling online. Products Sierra Trading Post retails seconds, overstocks and closeouts in categories like outdoor recreation and adventure gear, footwear, clothing and home decor. They carry sometimes heavily discounted goods from around 300 name-brand manufacturers.…

Eastbay: from Catalog to Online

Products Eastbay retails athletic footwear, apparel and sports equipment through mail order. They sell most major brands as well as a range of their own in-house branded apparel. Website Eastbay.com is slick, easy to use and with all the standard features that good online portals have; including product picture zooms and extensive customer reviews. We really liked…

Canada’s Sport Chek online adds more flexibility.

With retail stores all over Canada, Canada’s largest retailer of sporting clothing and sports equipment, Sport Chek, has established a successful online component to its business, providing flexibility for shoppers and the company itself. Background Sports Chek’s parent company FGL Sports Ltd operates under various banners including National Sports, Atmosphere, Intersport and others. PGL Sports accounts for 16.4%…

The secrets to buying Reebok online

There was a time when Reebok really were cool. Back in the 1980’s, Reebok dominated the sneaker market, leading the US market for three years in a row from 1987-89. The 1980’s was bookended by innovations with the 1982 release of the Reebok Freestyle aerobics shoe – the first athletic shoe designed for women and the 1989 Reebok Pump…

Converse online buying guide

The makers of the world’s first ever basketball shoe, Converse, have had a turnaround in their business since their narrow escape from insolvency in 2001.  Since being bought out by Nike , Converse have repositioned their brand with clever marketing and, backed by their parent company Nike, greatly expanded their retail presence. Wearing Converse as a…

Saks Fifth revamps online business with Saks First

Product Saks Fifth Avenue retails designer clothing, shoes, handbags, jewellery, beauty and other products.  Saks reputation is forged on the back of the quality of its product lie and their sensitivity to fashion trends. The sister store – SAKS Off Fifth – is the discount off-shoot. Shop online now at saksoff5th.com! Website Saks.com was launched in 2000…

How Puma are kicking goals

PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands specialising in footwear, apparel and accessories.  Their online store puma.com attracts around 2 million unique visitors per month  which places it behind rival Adidas and well behind market leader Nike. Since 2007 Puma has been part of French group Kering (formerly known as Pinault-Printemps-Redoute or PPR).   Product Line…

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