UGG and its shopping portal

January 7, 2015 1 Comment General

UGG Australia (UGG) is an American footwear company best known for its sheepskin boots made in the Australian ‘ugg boot’ style. Product       Apart from their sheepskin boots, Ugg Australia have expanded into manufacturing and selling bags, clothing, outerwear and other goods. Products are in the mid-range for price, but despite the ‘surfy’ […]

Nike – a small tick for their online store

December 13, 2014 4 Comments Clothes, General, Shoes

Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs, develops and manufactures    footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. It is the largest brand involved in sports business with the company famous for its lucrative marketing contracts with sports stars throughout the US and the world. In addition to their own brand, Nike operates Nike Golf, Nike Pro, Nike+, Air Jordan, Air Force […]

Ralph Lauren – as classy online as offline

September 5, 2014 5 Comments General

Ralph Lauren was founded in 1967 and is a US-based company that designs, markets and sells its high-end apparel, fragrances, home furnishings and accessories worldwide. Ralph Lauren Product Line While Polo remains its flagship brand, the Ralph Lauren Corporation also manages other brands including Ralph Lauren Black Label, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Blue Label, […]

FragranceNet – huge discounts a reality

August 23, 2014 6 Comments Beauty, Health and Wellbeing

FragranceNet is the world’s largest online-only retailer of brand-name fragrances, bath and body products, gels, candles, hair care products, powders and soaps. While based in the US, FragranceNet have established a worldwide market due to their capacity to provide large discounts that still undercut local suppliers no matter where they are. FragranceNet Products FragranceNet directly sells more than 5,000  products […]

TOMS Shoes – Review

August 22, 2014 7 Comments General, Shoes

TOMS is a California-based for-profit company with a very distinct social and business model. When Toms sells a pair of shoes,  a pair of shoes is given to an impoverished child, and when Toms sells a pair of eyewear, part of the profit is used to save or restore the eyesight for people in developing countries. […]

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 […]

Hammacher Schlemmer

August 5, 2014 2 Comments Department Stores

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 […]