WE HEAR THAT BRITNEY SPEARS IS STARTING A NEW HAT TREND
 
HAT PROVOTEUR ISABELLA BLOW MUSEUM PLANNED
 
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ENTICING YOUR CUSTOMER BY WAY OF TEXT MESSAGING?
Volume 3 Newsletter 11
June 20, 2007
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work” - Stephen King
We tip our hat to Steven Scott Kokin for braving the tepid retail climate and opening a hat shop on Third Avenue in NYC. more
 
Branches of the Arvest Bank in Arkansas have created a "No Hats, No Hoods, No sunglasses" bank robbery prevention program. more
 
The TUC has accused factories in China of exploiting children to make Olympic goods. more
 
Urban Outfitters is testing out a program that would text-message their loyal shoppers. more
 
You could call it top side naiveté, or just a fabric faux pas, but New Era was told that 100 of their caps were associated.... more
 
Specialty retailer Finish Line agreed to acquire Genesco for $1.5 billion. more
 
Detmar Blow, husband of the late fashionista Isabella Blow, is planning to set up a foundation to protect her trademark hats (Many of which are by Philip Treacy's). more
 
That's the question Ad Age asked those in the know. more
 
A lawyer has filed a class action complaint accusing Macy's Inc. of misleading investors by concealing its true financial condition after the merger with May Department Stores Co. more
 
If you remember the late 80's, you may remember that a few hatters were making hats with wigs attached. more