Topic: J. Crew

J. Crew and American Girl Embrace Social Commerce Ads for the Holidays

Retailers continue to bet big on digital

Add J. Crew and American Girl to the list of retailers betting big with their holiday campaigns on ad units launched by Facebook and Instagram. J.Crew bought Instagram ads that include…

Why Fashionable Millennials Are Flocking to Online Brands for Wardrobe Basics

And what it could teach brands like Gap about tech and service

When it comes to basic clothing items—the T-shirts and trousers that are the foundation of all our wardrobes—millennials continue to shun brick-and-mortar chains like Gap and J.Crew while flocking to…

How Yesterday's Blue-Collar Brands Became Today's Coolest Clothes

Dickies and Carhartt move from factory floor to millennial closet

Just a few years back, the L.C. King Manufacturing Co., founded in 1913 and the oldest family-owned cut-and-sew garment factory in the U.S., was nearly extinct. Inside the company's weathered…

Retail Startup: Nordstrom and Macy's Get $9 for Every $1 Spent on Ads

Brides-centric site gets more social for Valentine's Day

Just in time for Valentine's Day,, a startup focused on brides to be, is launching a social channel where couples can digitally organize their wedding keepsakes—chiefly photos—while inspiring the…

The Store of the Future Has Arrived (and No, It's Not Apple)

How brands are digitizing retail

Eighty-five-year-old Chicagoan Martin Shafron, a self-described “computer illiterate,” steps into the rotunda-like entrance of AT&T’s flagship store in the city’s high-end retail district known as the Magnificent Mile. Though Shafron…

Partners & Spade Helps Brands While Creating Its Own

Creative studio for fashion and film

Specs Who Co-founders and co-creative directors Anthony Sperduti (l.) and Andy Spade What Creative studio Where New York offices When Andy Spade teamed up with Anthony Sperduti, a former colleague at Kirshenbaum Bond &…

New York Man Sues Gap Over Logo

Robert Lopez claims Lower East Side design is a rip-off

The Gap Inc. has unwittingly stepped right in the middle of a Lower East Side turf war. And if history has anything to teach the company, it may have met…