New Shoe Designed by Bon Iver Revealed

For the fish lover (and understated hipster) in all of us, you can mark your calendars now so that you remember that on July 1, you can pre-order the limited edition┬áKeep + Bon Iver shoes. Designed by Justin Vernon, the Keep + Bon Iver shoe features herringbone accents, a black fishbone detail across the toe, and a canvas upper custom dyed to a perfect pale salmon. And here I thought I was just looking at a pale shoe with a wet feather on it. Pre-order it and support “the Best Friends Animal Society, an animal advocacy group which operates the … Continue reading New Shoe Designed by Bon Iver Revealed

JC Penney rejects sales in new pricing strategy

JC Penney rolled out new ads this month touting its new tactic free of gimmicks, coupons and sales. Promises of low prices every day replace full-page newspaper ads, TV spots and coupons clogging mailboxes. This approach requires faith that consumers can cut out their coupon habits to believe they’re getting the best deal. Shoppers may need some convincing that an omission of “total saved” on their receipts doesn’t mean the price isn’t right, but losing the subtle trickery should earn some trust from shoppers weary from markups. What the others are doing wrong I dragged my heels to Kohl’s to … Continue reading JC Penney rejects sales in new pricing strategy

JC Penney rejects sales in new pricing strategy

JC Penney rolled out new ads this month touting its new tactic free of gimmicks, coupons and sales. Promises of low prices every day replace full-page newspaper ads, TV spots and coupons clogging mailboxes. This approach requires faith that consumers can cut out their coupon habits to believe they’re getting the best deal. Shoppers may need some convincing that an omission of “total saved” on their receipts doesn’t mean the price isn’t right, but losing the subtle trickery should earn some trust from shoppers weary from markups. What the others are doing wrong I dragged my heels to Kohl’s to … Continue reading JC Penney rejects sales in new pricing strategy