8/26/21 Business of Fashion  "Can Express Be More Than a Mall Brand?"

8/20/21  Ad Age  "Tik Tok Dance stars and wheelchair dance team join Aerie's body positivity push"  


6/13/21 Insider  "Victoria's Secret is finally raising its prices after years of extreme deals on inexpensive lingerie"


5/22/21 Insider  "Victoria's Secret is experiencing a major comeback after years of declining sales - and Wall Street is salivating"

5/18/21 Business of Fashion  "Why Preppy J. Crew Staked Its Future on a Streetwear Star"


4/6/21 Brick & Mortar Reborn Podcast  "Podcast 46: Gabriella Santaniello"


3/29/21 Footwear News "The Roaring '20s or a New Wave of Anti-Consumerism? Here's Where Shoppers Will Be Post-Pandemic"

3/23/21 Business of Fashion  "Nostalgia, Movie Stars and Drag Queens: Inside the Coach Brand Turnaround" 

3/10/21 Footwear News  "How Worsening Congestion at West Coast Ports Could Become a Boon to Off-Price Retailers"


2/12/21 Footwear News  "Thousands of Stores are Closing - But Here's What's Keeping Retailers Optimistic About Bricks-and-Mortar's Recovery"

2/3/21 Footwear News  "Nike's Go FlyEase Sneaker Isn't Just Another Buzzy Shoe Drop - It's A Huge Win for the Adaptive Market"


1/22/21 Footwear News  "Nearly Half of Retail CFOs Are Reevaluating Their Store Footprints This Year - Here's What They Have in Mind"

1/21/21 Footwear News  "Biden's National Mandate to Encourage Face Masks in Stores is Welcome News for Retail - But Probably Won't Help Much"

1/10/21 NY Post  "Victoria's Secret is bouncing back depsite the pandemic"


12/25/20 The Business of Fashion  "US Stores Welcome Last Minute Boost as Shoppers Dodge Package Delays" 

12/24/20  BNN Bloomberg  "Shoppers Make Late Surge to U.S. Stores to Dodge Shipping Logjam"

12/23/20 The Business of Fashion  "Gift Card Surge to Provide Much-Needed Boost for US Retailers"

12/18/20 U.S.News & World Report  "Analysis-U.S. Retailers Want Shoppers to Help Santa with Curbside Pick-Up"

12/16/20 The Business of Fashion  "Patagonia's New CEO Plots a Post-Trump Future for the Activist Brand"

12/10/20 Footwear News  "What New York's $3 Tax for Online Package Deliveries Could Mean for Retailers"

12/1/20  BNN Bloomberg  "U.S. Holiday Sales are Booming, Just Not in Stores"


11/12/20 The Business of Fashion "Op-Ed: The Business of Black Fishing"

11/9/20  BNN Bloomberg  "Vans Takes a Page From Luxury Houses With Supreme Purchase"

11/5/20 "Fear and Shopping: It's Going To Be An ECommerce Christmas"

11/3/20  The Business of Fashion  "With the US Election Still Undecided, What Happens to the Fashion Industry?" 


10/26/20 The Business of Fashion "This is How Black Friday Works in a Pandemic"

10/22/20 BNN Bloomberg  "Bloomingdale's Tries to Kepp Covid from Stealing Christmas"

10/9/20 InsideOudoor Magazine  "A Stay-at-'Home for the Holidays'"


9/20/20  NY Post  "Retailers anxious about socially distant Black Friday rush"


8/26/20  NREI  "Mall Landlords Use Open-Air Pop-Ups to Help Retailers Through Pandemic and It Seems to be Working"

8/10/20 USA Today "Are we done wearing high heels? Here's why I am even after coronavirus ends" 

8/6/20 BNN Bloomberg "Everything Went Wrong for Puerto Rico's $475M Mall"


7/28/20 The Business of Fashion "Where People Are Actually Shopping" 

7/17/20 BNN Bloomberg "J. Jill Struggles to Stay Solvent Just Three Years After IPO"

7/15/20 Reuters "As Virus-Wary Shoppers Opt for Online Purchases, Retailers Pay the Price"

7/14/20 The Business of Fashion "What Happens When Shoppers Refuse to Wear Masks?"


5/28/20 The Business of Fashion "Is This the End of the American Mall as We Know It?"

5/24/20 NY Post  "Pandora Jewlers Reopening North America Stores with Coronavirus Precautions"

5/11/20 The Business of Fashion  "What the Bankruptcy Onslaught Means for the Future of Retail"

5/5/20  NY Post  "What Shopping Malls WIll Be Like When as Coronavirus Restrictions are Lifted"

5/4/20 Footwear News  "Why These Struggling Retailers Could Soon Follow J. Crew in Bankruptcy Filing" 

5/4/20 National Real Estate Investor  "America's Retailers Return to Lure Shoppers to Malls"


4/14/20 NY Post  "Saks Reveals Plans for Fashionably Sanitized Post-Coronavirus Opening"

4/8/20 National Real Estate Investor  "With Stores Closed, Can E-Commerce Make Up for Lost Sales?"

4/2/20 NY Post  "Inside Bath & Body Works' Plan to Prove Essential During Coronavirus"

4/1/20 Bloomberg  "Macy's Was Supposed to Have Its Big Comeback, Then the Virus Hit"


3/17/20 Footwear News  "How Small Shoe Businesses Are Leaning Into Digital to Survive the Coronavirus Crisis"

3/13/20  The Business of Fashion  "Patagonia is Closing Its Doors for At Least Two Weeks"

3/11/20  Bloomberg  "American Dream Mall's Next Hurdle is Opening During Coronavirus"

3/9/20  Footwear News  "Will the Coronavirus Delay Amazon Prime Day and Other Big Sales Holidays"

3/3/20  Reuters  "Kohl's Beats Holiday Quarter Profit Estimates as Amazon Partnership Pays Off"


2/20/20 Bloomberg  "The Guilt Free Engagement Ring is Here"


1/30/20 The Oregonian  "Nordstrom Starts Selling Upscale Second-Hand Clothes"

1/21/20 Modern Retail  "'They Were the Star': Gap Shuttered Plans for an Old Navy Spin Off After Growth Stalled" 

1/10/20  Fox Business  "Drop In Bra Sales Didn't Hurt Victoria's Secret Parent L Brands Stock"

1/7/20 The Business of Fashion  "Lessons From the Rise and Fall of Toms Shoes"


12/2/19  Footwear News  "Black Friday Shopping: Why Mobile Beat the Malls This Season"


11/24/19  Worcester Telegram  "Local Retailers Brace for Black Friday Shopping Frenzy"

11/18/19  NY Post  "Customer's Claim Ulta's Beautfest Was Full of Empty Promises"

11/17/19  NY Post  "Au Naturel Trend a Problem for Cosmetics Sector"

11/7/19  BNN Bloomberg  "Sears to Close 96 More Stores Citing 'Difficult' Environment"

11/7/19 Reuters  "Ralph Lauren Profit Gets Boost from Chinese Demand; Shares Rise 14%" 

11/7/19 Chicago Tribune  "A Piano Player, Free Gift Wrap and Coat Check. In Chicago's Suburbs, Von Maur Is Out to Prove Traditional Department Stores Aren't Dead."

11/6/19 Footwear News  "Will Barneys' Liquidation Sales Impact Rival Retailers This Holiday Season?"

11/2/19 Digital Media Solutions  "90s Fashion Appeals To Gen Z & Offers Engagement For Digital Marketers"


10/28/19 Footwear News "Sensory-Friendly Shopping is on the Rise - How Storeowners Can Do It Right"

10/7/19  NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Signs First Size-14 Model"

10/1/19  Bloomberg  "Forever 21 Needs Older Shoppers to Come Back From Bankruptcy"


9/30/19  NY Post  "Mega Mall Owners Mull Investing in Forever 21 After Bankruptcy Filing"

9/30/19 Reuters "Forever 21 Closing Stores in Bankruptcy Filing Shows Limits to Fast Fashion"

9/27/19  Footwear News  "What Marshalls' E-Commerce Launch Means for Off-Price's 'Thrill of the Hunt'"

9/13/19  Barron's  "Coach Parent Flopped on Fashion and Lost Its CEO: Why a Turnaround Could Be Coming."

9/11/19  The Business of Fashion  "Rhianna: 1; Victoria's Secret: 0"

9/10/19 NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Owner Fights Back With 'Inclusivity' Plan"


8/22/19 Bloomberg "Department Stores Sully an Otherwise Breakout Quarter for Retail"

8/22/19 The Business of Fashion "Outdoor Voices Says 'The Exercise Dress' Is a Hit. But Is It Enough?"


7/3/19 Forbes "Forever 21 Hits Rough Patch, Knocking Founders Out Of Billionaire Ranks"


6/29/19 Sourcing Journal "Is The End Near for Forever 21?"

6/5/19 Reuters "American Eagle Sales Beat as Jeans Back in Vogue"


5/31/19 Wall Street Journal  "What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives the Company She Left Behind"

5/29/19 The Business of Fashion "What Abercrombie & Fitch's Reality Check Says About the State of Retail"

5/29/19 Reuters "Abercrombie & Fitch Shares Plummet 25% on Sluggish Hollister Demand" 

5/25/19 AdAge  "Retailers Reeling, More Trouble In Store"


4/19/19 NY Post "Victoria's Secret's Biggest Problem May Be L Brands Leadership"

4/12/19 BNN Bloomberg "J. Crew Lenders' Battle for Madewell Could Pay Off in Spinoff"


3/25/19 Duluth News Tribune "Parent Company Selling Maurices"

3/22/19 Sourcing Journal "Hit or Miss: Teen Retailers Focus on Supply Chain to Fuel Momentum"

3/19/19 Reuters "Instagram Adds Shopping Features for U.S. Users"

3/15/19 Business Insider "People slammed Victoria's Secret after its marketing chief made controversial comments about Transgender models, but he didn't resign. This could be why, according to former executives. (LB)"

3/14/19 National Real Estate Investor "No Relief for Retail Landlords as Store Closures Ramp Up Once Again"

3/5/19 NY Post "Hedge fund can't support CEO of Victoria's Secret parent, suggests splitting roles"


1/24/19 National Real Estate Investor "Does J.C. Penney Have A Viable Turnaround Plan? Analysts Want to See Concrete Measures" 

1/9/19 Bloomberg "Macy's Holiday Troubles Are Giving Investors 2019 Jitters"


12/28/18 The Chicago Tribune  "Ka-ching! Retailers' Cash Registers Keep Ringing"


11/27/18 Bloomberg "All The Winners and Loser on Black Friday This Year"

11/25/18 NY Post "Over a Third of all Black Friday Sales Were Made on Smartphones"

11/20/18  Reuters "Gap's Comparable Sales Miss as Namesake Brand Struggles"

11/15/18 Bloomberg "We're Reaching Peak Christmas and Retail Investors Are Jittery"

11/14/18 NY Post "Victoria's Secret CEO Jan Singer Out Amid Sagging Sales"


10/2/18  Bloomberg "J.C.Penney Gains After Chain Names Its First Female CEO"

10/2/18 NY Post  "Stitch Fix's Stock Comes Undone as Subscriber Growth Stalls"


9/14/18 NY Post "Henri Bendel Is Closing After 123 Years"


8/22/18  89.3 KPCC AirTalk  "The Trials & Tribulations of Victoria's Secret, Cheesecake Factory & OSH"

8/18/18  Bloomberg  "What Retail Apocalypse? Ask Some Department Stores, But Not All"

8/9/18  Reuters  "The 'Friends' trend: 90's fashion revival for back-to-school season"

JULY 2018

7/24/18  Bloomberg  "Ivanka Trump's Clothing Line to Shut Down"

JUNE 2018

6/24/18 NY Post  "Why Designers and Chains Are Downplaying Their Plus-Size Lines" 

6/19/18  NPR  "This Fashion Brand Grew On Instagram With Help Of Celebs, Relatable Models"

MAY 2018

5/24/18 The Business of Fashion  "With Three New Brands, Target Takes Aim at Gen Z"

5/24/18 NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Could Be Diving Back Into Swimwear"

5/22/18 Bloomberg  "J.C. Penney Seeking Another Leader After CEO's Abrupt Exit"

5/22/18 Barron's  "5 Steps to Fix J.C. Penney"

APRIL 2018

4/9/18 Women's Day  "15 Sneaky Ways to Save More Money Each Month" 

MARCH 2018

3/29/18 The Deal  "Private Briefing: Coordinating Luxury Fashion M & A"

3/8/18 Reuters "American Eagle Margins Weighed Down by Markdowns, Shares Fall"

3/1/18 NY Post "Even PINK Sales are Sagging for Lingerie Giant Victoria's Secret"


2/20/18 Reuters  "Gap Brand CEO Jeff Kirwan to Leave Retailer, Shares Fall"

2/5/18 Racked  "Malls Are Dying, but Things Remembered Is Still Hanging On"


11/24/17  Women's Wear Daily   "Black Friday Keeps Retailers On Track"

11/24/17  NewsOK  "Retailers continue to shift hours to account for changing shopping patterns"

11/20/17  Bloomberg  "Aping Amazon, Retailers Play Loyalty Card in Holiday Season"

11/17/17  Reuters  "Abercrombie, Gap Rebounds Spark Positive Trends in Retail"

11/4/17   Reuters "Michael Kors Tops Estimates as Americas Sales Rebound, Shares Jump" 


10/17/17  Bloomberg  "Is New York Fashion Week Still On Trend?"


9/8/17  Reuters  "Target Slashes Prices on Thousands of Items, Shares Falter"


8/17/17 NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Scaling Back on the Hottest Trend in Lingerie"

8/4/17  Reuters  "Under Armour's Game Plan to Revive Sales Could Hit Snags"

JULY 2017

7/28/17  Reuters  "Kors Needs To Buckle Down for Jimmy Choo Deal to Shine"

7/14/17  NY Post  "Last Remaining Nine West Stores Could Close Soon"

7/5/17  Racked  "The Perennially Difficult Paradox of Accessible Luxury" 

JUNE 2017

6/8/17  Bloomberg  "A Nordstrom Buyout? Lessons of J. Crew and Neiman Loom Large"

APRIL 2017

4/7/17  USA Today  "Why Plus-Size Stores Edging Into Brick-and-Mortar Matters"


2/23/17  Reuters "L Brands Sees Record Victoria's Secret Shares Fall, Shares Slide"

2/23/17  NY Post  "Sagging Victoria's Secret Self-Inflicted Wounds"


1/29/17  VICE "How Celebrities Helped Fashion Nova Take Over Your Instagram Feed"

1/9/17 The Business of Fashion  "J. Crew, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch: The Trouble With America's Most Beloved Mall Brands"


12/28/16  NY Post  "Kate Spade Holiday Report Could Make Brand Sale More Enticing"


11/1/16  NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Sales Sink After Late Arrival To 'Bralette' Trend"


10/12/16  Women's Wear Daily   "When Sex Doesn't Sell: Abercrombie Reveals New Look"

10/3/16  NY Post  "It's Still Too Damn Hot Outside To Buy Winter Clothes"


8/21/16 Business Insider "Victoria's Secret Is Pushing A New Kind Of Bra To Solve It's Image Problem"

8/20/16 Business Insider "TJ Maxx Should Terrify Macy's"

8/17/16 Women's Wear Daily   "Fashion Trends Expected To Boost Back-to-School Sales"

8/12/16 CCTV  "The Future Of US Shopping"

8/9/16 Business Insider "Macy's and Nordstrom Are Becoming Coach's Worst Nightmare"

8/8/16 Women's Wear Daily  "Outdoor Apparel Has Created The New Khaki Pant For Work"

8/5/16 NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Is Proving It's More Than Just Lingerie"

JULY 2016

7/20/16 USA Today  "Why Millennials Are Going Braless"

7/18/16 Advertising Age "Marketers Aren't Waiting For Pokémon Go's In-App Advertising To Arrive"

7/15/16 Business Insider "Millennials Only Want To Spend Money On One Things - And It's Killing Macy's"

7/13/16 Business Insider "We Went To Macy's And Saw Why The Brand Might Be Headed The Way Of Sears"

7/10/16 NY Post  "Retailers Offer Huge Discounts To Make Up For Slow Spring"

MAY 2016

5/17/16 The Business of Fashion "Why Americans Aren't Shopping"

5/7/16 Business Insider "Teen Retail As We Know It Is Dying"

APRIL 2016

4/28/16  NY Post  "Forever 21 Is Having Problems Paying Its Bills"

4/28/16  Business Insider "Victoria's Secret Is Turning Its Back On What Made It Popular"

4/21/16  Bloomberg "Resuscitating Gap"

4/17/16  NY Post  "Consumers Aren't Buying Retailers 'Out-Of-Sync' Clothing"

4/10/16  Business Insider "We Went To Gap To See How It's Trying To Fix The Biggest Issues With The Brand"

4/7/16    NY Post  "Victoria's Secret Stripped Of 200 Jobs In Corporate Overhaul"

MARCH 2016

3/10/16  Women's Wear Daily  "The Rising Cost Of Cheap Oil"

3/4/16    Women's Wear Daily  "PacSun Hires Advisers To Help With Debt Load Issues"


2/28/16  Business Insider "No One Is Talking About The Main Reason That People Aren't Shopping For Clothes In Stores"

2/25/16  Women's Wear Daily  "Where Have The Shoppers Gone?"