The Barneys New York biannual warehouse sale is the stuff of legends, and easily one of the most anticipated shopping events in New York City every August and February. But now you can get deals on designer duds all year round, minus the aggressive shoppers throwing elbows at you. Barneys announced it's launching a full-time off-price website. Barneyswarehouse.com will debut this coming Monday, WWD
is reporting. ...
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Barneys’ Super Skinny Minnie Mouse Sparks Protests
October 26, 2012
From NBC New York
High-end department store Barneys is under fire for featuring a waifish Minnie Mouse in its holiday display rather than the beloved voluptuous, polka dot-sporting rodent of Disney lore. Advocates, plus-sized models and industry veterans alike have condemned Barneys' Minnie makeover into a character more reminiscent of Kate Moss than her full-figured, huggable former self for her debut in the store's Madison Avenue window display on Nov. 14. For the campaign, she's a slinky, sexier Minnie with toothpick legs, long eyelashes and shadowy lids who is draped in a too-short Lanvin mini dress and wearing stilettos thicker than her waist.
Pin of the Week: Is Luxury Brands Partnering With Discount Retailers the Future of Retail?
October 17, 2012
From ROI Report
Target isn't the only retailer pairing up with a luxury brand this holiday season. Earlier this month, Barneys announced a collaboration with Disney, and Starbucks just announced its partnership with luxury powerhouse Rodarte for a line of coffee mugs and tote bags. So, my question is, is partnering with luxury brands a holiday retail stunt or could it be the future of retail?