As you may have read in one of my previous articles Small Business Saturday is this Saturday November 26, 2011. This is the second year that American Express is lending a hand to small business owners and merchants all over the U.S. in promoting this event.
The Burberry brand is very British and stands for very high-end luxury. Burberry is well-known for its outdoor wear, but these days is much better known for their classically designed handbags. If you walk into a Burberry outlet store, be prepared to pay on average around $600-$1000 for that stylish designer bag. For this reason, shopping online for an authentic Burberry handbag is where all the bargains are.
Yes, I know marketing doesn’t sound glamorous, but it can be when you see the rewards from your efforts. Furthermore you can make it chic, trendy & ultra savvy when you bring your own style to the marketing equation!
The last five years have seen ponchos back in demand with a lot of experimentation thrown in by designers. Many Hollywood celebrities too were enticed into wearing them and that indeed gave a huge fillip to this clothing style. But since last year, this popularity again is on the wane. The common man however is always in love with ponchos and is not much bothered about changing fashion trends.
In the movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner continually hears a voice from above tell him, “If you build it, they will come.” This only happens in the movie. You must have a sales and marketing plan to create awareness for your brand and a means to continually promote the products to drive traffic to your store or website. It’s simple. No traffic, no sales. Develop a sales and marketing strategy before you open your doors to the public.
If you prefer one-stop shopping check out the new trendy spot Dekka Showroom for fine art, music, handcrafted jewelry, clothing and more. Opening April 2007, Dekka is the first ever Luxury showroom in Washington, DC. Dekka is filled with local entrepreneurs making them even more attractive to the locals.
As the creative force behind the label, designers sometimes forget that they have a business to run. There is misconception that being a designer is all about creating beautiful garments and that very little time needs to be spent on the other less glamorous stuff. Designers need to be savvy enough to know that there are times when they need to be working ‘in’ the business and working ‘on’ the business. Running the business is a bigger hat to wear. If you’re not prepared to wear this hat, look for assistance such as consultants or partners.
Talking about Imran Khan he sure made an impact with his debut movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. But, after that he has really found it difficult to catch up with the competition. Both his previous movies Luck and Kidnapped bombed at the box office. But, then again…it’s the chocolate boy look that people loved and it’s the chocolate boy look that people will get in IHLS. Imran Khan is back in hunt with IHLS. Bollywood has waited quite long for a movie which projects love in a cynical manner yet so positive. Punit has given a fun treatment to the much ridiculed Bollywood romances. Nobody can deny the fact that Bollywood forever has been a domain for romance and love. Yet again the viewers will witness a one of a kind love story which I young, fresh, cheesy and will have all the ingredients of love.