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How We Shop: A trip to the mall with a fashion business expert

May 12, 2021
Ever wonder why you keep seeing the same clothing trends in store after store? Or why a certain color is everywhere?
This spring, retailers like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Anthropologie are carrying lots of pinks, pastels and "happy" styles.
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The history of the Las Vegas Strip is the history of how we vacation

May 15, 2017
The evolution of the Strip's architecture reflects how U.S. leisure trends have changed in the last several decades.
Neon signs advertising casinos and clubs on Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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For the perfect holiday gifts, check the trend forecast

Nov 23, 2016
Some gifts are worth waiting in line. Some gifts are not.
General atmosphere shot at the Holiday Tree Lighting at The Village at Westfield Topanga on November 19, 2016 in Woodland Hills, California.
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Blogger Leandra Medine on fashion and intellect

Jul 20, 2016
How she tapped into a market of women who don't see the two as mutually exclusive.
Blogger Leandra Medine.
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Abercrombie abandons logos to keep up with the trends

Aug 29, 2014
The company is making changes to appease current trends and make money.

The new dentist's office: aromatherapy, puppies, and Botox

Oct 29, 2013
Dental spas find there’s money to be made offering a less stressful experience while you get work done on your teeth.

Beyonce's pixie cut rattles hairstyle industry

Aug 8, 2013
The pop star is sporting a new, shorn look, and there's a financial fallout when a pop or beauty icon changes styles.

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Why we follow trends (even bad ones)

Mar 6, 2013
One marketing professor's look at why some foods, music and names enter the zeitgeist, while other things don't.