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.…

Best Buying Power; how bestbuy.com delivers discounts online

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.  With stores all around the US, Canada and Mexico, Best Buy is able to leverage its massive buying power to deliver its products online as competitively priced as its bricks and mortar stores are renowned. Products Best Buy retails consumer…

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%…

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…

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – online portals worthy of the brand

Macy’s is the largest US Department store (by retail sales) in the US. They operate around 840 stores in 45 states, the  District of Colombia, Puerto Rico and Guam.  As well as the Macy’s brand, they also operate Bloomingdale’s. Products As a department Store Macy’s sell a huge range of products from home, bed&bath, clothing, handbags and accessories, to jewellery,…

Sears online shopping portal a winner

Sears is the fourth-largest American department store chain and the 12th largest retailer in the United States. It’s sister company Sears Canada (51% owned by Sears Holdings) operates Canada’s largest online retail website sears.ca. Information on the Canadian website is at the bottom of this review. Background Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears) was founded in 1893 as an innovative catalog mail-order company.  By…

Hammacher Schlemmer

Products Hammacher Schlemmer offer electronics, apparel, home and outdoor, toys, personal care, travel and holiday goods. But it’s their ‘gadgets’ that they’re renowned for. At the time of this review, some of the items for sale included  a live video camera drone (see photo left), an inflatable tie so you can sneak a sleep at your desk…

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