Eastbay: from Catalog to Online

September 3, 2015 Leave a comment Canada, Clothes, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

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 […]

The secrets to buying Reebok online

July 21, 2015 Leave a comment Canada, Clothes, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

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 […]

How Puma are kicking goals

May 14, 2015 3 Comments Clothes, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

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 […]

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

April 12, 2015 9 Comments Baby Clothes, Beds And Bedding, Clothes, Department Stores, Health and Wellbeing, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

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

August 15, 2014 4 Comments Baby Clothes, Canada, Clothes, Department Stores, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

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 […]

Loudmouth: Loud Indeed!

July 4, 2014 1 Comment Clothes, Men's Clothes, Women's clothes

Loudmouth Golf is an American sportswear company known for their ‘flamboyant’ apparel.  Once you’ve seen their clothes, you’ll not easily forget them. Loud indeed! From their website, they explain: We all grew up watching Johnny Miller in his shocking red pants and white belt, and Jack Nicklaus sporting his plaid polyester Sans-A-Belts. But when the time came […]

ASOS review: beyond UK

June 30, 2014 1 Comment Baby Clothes, Clothes, General, Men's Clothes, Shoes, sports clothes, Women's clothes

ASOS.com is one of the largest and most successful international online fashion and beauty stores. Established in the UK in June 2000, the company’s phenomenal growth has seen it expand throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Their website attracts more than 20 million unique visitors a month and in 2013, they turned over more than […]