- Tarnished Brand: By taking a stance, did Macy’s tarnish the brand that was in their stores? Clearly their move has received a great deal of press that has not been positive for the brand that they supported for many years. Is it a financially sound business practice to contribute to negative press about product that your business actually “owns”?
- Loss of Sales: How does Macy’s plan on selling the product that is currently in their stores, transit, or distribution centers? As of today, I don’t see any Donald Trump product on their website. Are they currently still selling product in the store? Has anyone seen an estimate quoted by Macy’s that indicates how much Donald Trump product is currently owned by Macy’s? I am curious about unit totals and retail value. Would this potential lost sales revenue and possible depreciating inventory value effect the bottom line for Macy’s financials?
- How long will they continue to sell the product to their customers? Will Macy’s take a complete loss on the product and destroy the merchandise that they currently own or would they sell the product to other companies (apparel closeout companies, jobbers, etc.)? We assume that they are not planning on selling off the merchandise at the Macy’s off-price stores.
- Work in Progress: What happens to the product that is currently being produced at the factory? If the Donald Trump brand has been selling at retail, it is extremely likely that product is also in the production pipeline. How many production orders are being canceled with the factories? It is possible that trim suppliers will also be negatively affected. For example, the woven label suppliers that made the Trump brand labels may see a decline in sales.
- Is any of the Donald Trump product being manufactured in Mexico? I do not recall for certain, but I think that Donald Trump suits may have been made in Mexico in the past. Wouldn’t it be sad if Macy’s decision causes production orders to be canceled at Mexican clothing factories. Hopefully Macy’s decision will not harm the profitability of clothing factories around the globe.
Welcome to the Fashion Blog
Are you interested in learning about high end haute couture, prêt-à-porter and avant-garde? We hope so because you will learn about these topics as well as find style reports about emerging designers, new lifestyle brands, cutting edge fabrics, and much more. Anything relevant to the fashion industry is open for discussion.
Enjoy the fashion blog to obtain your daily dose of inspiration. Keep your wardrobe as trendy as your mind.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Fashion Politics with Donald Trump
Popular Fashion Blog Posts
OK, we are not actually able to save the entire fashion industry, but we hope to at least help the survival of the Fashion Industry Network ...
How do I make money with a FASHION BLOG? Wow, that's an amazing question. The most important question that a fashion blogger should ...
We wanted to share the news with you that UNTUCKit – the innovative menswear brand known for its casual chic button down shirts specifica...
Meryl Streep wore a black, floral print silk chiffon dress from the Alberta Ferretti Spring/Summer 2014 collection whilst presenting the...
PATUNA Couture Show during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week on Monday July 4, 2016 PATUNA Fall-Winter 2016-2017 Couture Collection...
Line 8 is a future-focused approach to iconic Levi's® style, featuring bold accents and unexpected details. It's a contemporary, yo...
Lucy Hale was photographed looking low-key chic while out shopping in Los Angeles yesterday. The beautiful and trendy actress pair...
Upgrade Your Wardrobe
If you are interested in upgrading your wardrobe, you can visit the fashion shopping page.
Fashion blogs typically cover various aspects of clothing, footwear and personal style. Ours is exactly what one would expect from a leading international resource and more.
Designer brands: If you are researching the newest emerging indie designers or the most popular international designer brands, you will find articles and enlightening reviews on the subject. Fashionistas will find what appears to be an endless stream of designer options.
Shopping: You can find consumer tips on issues such as how clothes should fit, where to find sample sales, and other information to help consumers research apparel and where to make purchases. We also discuss clothes, fabric, and color trends that offer assistance to shoppers.
Beauty: We do write articles about cosmetics, fragrances, hairstyle trends, and a wide assortment of beauty tips. Models, stylists, fashionistas, and photographers, will surely find news articles of interest.
Essentially, we cover most of the topics you would find in an industry journal as well as other topics that you would discover in a typical fashion magazine.
Fashion is a multi-billion-dollar industry that has considerable impact on the way ordinary people dress and present themselves. Fashion is trend-driven and our fashion blog by Apparel Search provides a riveting way to follow and oversee these fast-paced trends. The blogoshepere has tons of style sites for your review. We thank you for taking the time to view ours.
If you have news about your company, product, or service, that you wish to share with the world, let us know. You are also welcome to comment in the discussion area beneath each post and share with your friends on social media.
Who created this amazing blog?
Take your time to browse the various areas of our blog, or head back over to the main area of our Apparel Search website to learn more about our industry.