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Lydia Kate Yeabsley

Soon to be fashion student at BCU.

Logos – Next Plc. The Beauty Industry Has a Gen X Problem. Gen X’ers are about 35 to 55 years old now.

The Beauty Industry Has a Gen X Problem

If you were the same age as Rachel, Monica, and Phoebe when you watched Friends on Must-See TV Thursday in the ‘90s, hi, you’re middle-aged. I still think of myself as Winona Ryder circa Reality Bites, but the reality is that I am Stranger Things Winona, a slightly frumpy, frenzied, and occasionally unhinged mom of young teens. Winona Ryder in Reality Bites, 1994. Photo: Universal Pictures The beauty industry is so focused on millennials because there’s a lot of money to be made there. But what about Gen X’ers and our ever-deepening crow’s feet? As a result, the beauty industry generally takes Gen X for granted. I took an unscientific poll of 10 Gen X friends to ask them how they buy beauty and perceive beauty marketing. "I have no brand loyalty because I have no favorites," says Mary, 45.

Genbyg's indoor garden restaurant made of recycled materials. The centrepiece of this garden-inspired Nordic restaurant in Copenhagen is an indoor greenhouse that Danish design studio Genbyg has created using recycled materials (+ slideshow).

Genbyg's indoor garden restaurant made of recycled materials

Called Väkst, the Danish word for growth, the restaurant serves a vegetable-based menu – something Genbyg was keen to represent through its design, by including natural materials and plenty of greenery. "The overall vision was to create a space with a design that reflects the Nordic kitchen and the dual atmosphere of a city and a garden," designer Rasmus Fex told Dezeen.

How Brexit may affect the British fashion industry. Ondon has been long considered one of the world’s fashion and financial capitals, as one of the world’s most creative and vibrant cities.

How Brexit may affect the British fashion industry

But what will the Brexit vote mean globally for “Brand Britain”? While facing reputational damage in Europe following the UK’s vote to exit the European Union, London’s perception as a cosmopolitan, multicultural hub has been dealt a second blow as the spate of racially motivated hate crimes make headlines around the world. London has garnered its reputation as a cool city because it is a place where worlds constantly collide – a city where the sari silk stores of Brick Lane rub up against the Savile Row-suited bankers of Bishopsgate. It is exciting because in a city of 8.5 million people, three million are foreign born, bringing together a diverse range of world views, to create new experiences and amazing products.

For brands trading on notions of Britishness – from Savile Row to Topshop, this once solid association is now less of a good bet. Blaming Baby Boomers for Brexit Is Just Wrong. The UK has voted to leave the European Union and the ramifications of that historic decision will be felt for years to come.

Blaming Baby Boomers for Brexit Is Just Wrong

The immediate aftermath has already seen the resignation of a Prime Minster, a coup against the leader of the opposition that has pushed Labour into further turmoil, and the Liberal Democrats making it their position to overturn the result of the referendum. It has been a weekend of the long knives caused by stubby pencils. Britain's Brexit: How Baby Boomers Defeated Millennials in Historic Vote. LONDON — The United Kingdom's decision to sever itself from the European Union on Friday exposed something approaching an intergenerational war of ideas.

Britain's Brexit: How Baby Boomers Defeated Millennials in Historic Vote

While the "Leave" campaign won the referendum with 51.9 percent of the vote, young people — the ones who will likely grapple with the decision for decades — overwhelmingly wanted to remain part of the EU. According to data gathered by the British pollster YouGov on election day, a staggering 75 percent of people aged between 18 and 24 voted for Remain. But this youthful bloc was outweighed by an even stronger force. Five senses visual merchandising. 720 × 960 - 540 × 720 - 742 × 1024 -

five senses visual merchandising

5 Visual Merchandising Trends of 2016. Visual merchandising is a subset of retail merchandising that’s part art and part science.

5 Visual Merchandising Trends of 2016

As a result of this dual nature, it seems to be constantly in flux, adapting to changes in taste and technology. For brands in brick-and-mortar locations, staying on top of visual merchandising trends is one key way to get ahead of the competition. While you may know your target customer inside and out, the fact of the matter is that consumers continually expect more. A poll conducted in May 2015 revealed that 82% of US corporate executives said that customers’ expectations of their company were “somewhat (47%) or “much” (35%) higher than they were three years ago.

To retain loyal customers and capture new sectors of the market, brands should check out the five trends in virtual merchandising described below and implement those that make sense for their product offerings. 4 ways Virtual Reality visual merchandising ideas pay off. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are changing visual merchandising Visual marketing has been a major component of retail sales since the mid-1800s, when Paris’ Le Bon Marche and New York’s Macy’s department stores first began wooing customers with innovative and eye-catching displays.

4 ways Virtual Reality visual merchandising ideas pay off

Macy’s, in particular, was an early innovator thanks to their holiday windows and in-store appearances by Santa Claus. Next Store: Virtual Reality Has Arrived. I was recently in downtown Los Angeles while the innovative Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was setting up shop at the convention center, and I became intrigued when I learned that more than 70,000 attendees were expected.

Next Store: Virtual Reality Has Arrived

E3 is produced annually by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and is the definitive global video game event, showcasing approximately 1600 various tech products. A trade show that garners that level of attendance must serve an active and dynamic marketplace. Mulberry builds loyalists with wish list giveaway. Win gifts from Mulberry British label Mulberry is taking gift guides to the next level by giving one customer a chance to win the contents of her wish list, a tactic likely to increase short-term transactions and long-term customer loyalty.

Mulberry builds loyalists with wish list giveaway

The brand is upping-the-ante this year and giving shoppers a chance to win their digital wish list in a move that will likely increase sales and loyalty without harmful discounts or savings. Other luxury labels such as Chanel, Net-A-Porter and Saks Fifth Avenue have created wish lists to help affluent consumers find the perfect gift, be it for themselves or a loved one. Mulberry Visual and Written Process Analysis. Mulberry: the story behind the iconic brand. British brand Mulberry, one of the most celebrated luxury leather specialists in the world, is a dynamic and passionate force in the fashion world. Mulberry’s history spans just over 45 years, making it a relative newcomer compared to established leather brands such as Bally, Loewe and Louis Vuitton, which have lineage dating back centuries.

Mulberry can undoubtedly hold its own, however, and the brand’s success over the last decade is down to its sheer passion for leather, British manufacturing and celebrity-inspired handbag collections derived from Emma Hill, creative director at Mulberry until 2013. Mulberry: the story behind the iconic brand. The History of Mulberry - Mulberry. One of the most beloved British heritage brands. But where did it all start, and why the Mulberry Tree? Roger Saul established the company in Somerset in 1971 with his mother Joan, using his £500 that he got for his Birthday. Investor presentation december 2015. Exclusive: Your first look at Mulberry’s Fall 2014 ad campaign starring Cara Delevingne. Photography by Tim Walker for Mulberry See the Mulberry Fall 2014 ad campaign » Brit fashion label Mulberry has released its Fall 2014 ad campaign starring Cara Delevingne and yet again, it thrills.

Set against picturesque rolling hills, the ads feature Delevingne frolicking the Scottish Highlands with feathers, blades of wheat and all things heritage while modeling the label’s latest wares. Those wares include, most prominently, Cara’s eponymous bag, a backpack take on Mulberry’s Bayswater. “Big space, fresh air, wind in the hair, away from it all… Mulberry is a brand that is at home in town and country and we wanted to capture that feeling,” said brand director Anne-Marie Verdin.

Marketing Report by Ellen Wray on Prezi. Mulberry: six reasons why the handbag maker has lost its magic. Mulberry's share price has slumped 42pc in the last year to 625p. So why has the luxury handbag maker struggled? Pricing Under the direction of former chief executive Bruno Guillon, who stepped down earlier this year, prices rose as the company sought to align itself with other luxury brands.

The price of the company’s best seller, the Bayswater handbag, rose from £695 to £895. Interim chief executive Godfrey Davis has since torn up that strategy, with further price increases being scrapped, and a renewed focus on selling bags between the £500 and £700 price range. Competition While the company is u-turning on price hikes, there are now many other firms making headway in the midrange luxury leather goods space, including brands such as Michael Kors and Longchamp.

Market conditions The developed world is still recovering from the throes of recession, and consumers seem reluctant to splurge, even at peak seasonal times. An overreliance on the UK market Management problems. Investor Relations. Mulberry is an English design company renowned world-wide for its craftsmanship and quality. The brand's backbone is an extensive line of luxury fashion bags for men and women that combine stylish, stand-out design with the finest leathers and detailing. In addition to leather goods, Mulberry's product range includes womenswear, accessories and footwear. The Group's principal activities are the design and manufacture or sourcing of products and their subsequent sale through wholesale channels or the Group’s own shops in home and export markets. The Group trades internationally either directly through its own retail stores or through direct wholesale customers and partners. Its operations are largely based in the United Kingdom. We have two large head offices in the UK, in Somerset and London.

Not Dressed As Lamb - Over 40 Fashion Blog. Fashion bloggers and lifestyle blogs by women over 40. Welcome to the fabulous blogging community of 40+ women! Whistles Report - Jane Shepherdson. Chief Executive at Whistles, Jane Shepherdson is the figurehead of our brand. Originally from Bristol, she studied in London and worked as Brand Director at Topshop. With an uncanny ability to know what women want to wear, she has been working her magic at Whistles since 2008. Belles and Whistles. A row of clothes, including a delicate pink silk blouse and a black cocktail dress, hang artfully from a length of rope in the Whistles showroom, like the prettiest of washing lines.

Jane Shepherdson, Chief Executive Officer, Whistles. LONDON, United Kingdom — Perhaps it’s not surprising that, in her spare time, Jane Shepherdson does flying trapeze in Hoxton, smack in the heart of achingly hip East London. EDF's 'pretty curious' STEM campaign criticised for 'sexist' name. Serena Williams hits back at critics of her Sports Illustrated cover. COS 2016 Spring / Summer Women's Lookbook. COS has unveiled a look at its spring-summer 2016 collection full of minimal looks with a modern edge. Lonely Lingerie Brand Profile Interview. Error. The Powerful Message Behind the 'Bad Blood' Music Video  Taylor Swift launched her "Bad Blood" music video as an opener for the Billboard Music Awards last weekend. Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide.

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