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How’s Your Follow-Through?

This article originally appeared in my newsletter (which you can sign up for here). These columns are usually the place where I reveal some obscure fact about myself in order to draw parallels between life and business. And this time will be no different, so here we […]

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Bite-Size Biz Tips from a Food Truck

If you know me, you know I’m a geek when it comes to retail—and an absolute glutton when it comes to food. So when my cousin, Barbara, and her husband Curtis launched a food truck in Columbus, Ohio, I was consumed with the idea of hopping aboard. […]

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Perception: Is Brand Dysmorphia Holding Your Company Back?

I have a new pastime: coining phrases. Whenever a clever (or clever to me!) saying pops into my head, I share it with friends, impressing upon them that they heard it here first. I recently shared one of these “gems” on Twitter. If you follow me there, […]

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Tipping points for today’s top children’s wear brands

Running a business is hard, and it’s easy to get discouraged. But sometimes it just takes one product or one decision to put you on the road to success. I recently had the opportunity to hear Leonard Lauder speak at the 92 Street Y in New York. Lauder, […]

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Making It In Children’s Wear

Whether they’re starting from school, switching careers or have been in the children’s wear industry for years, everyone is always wondering what it takes to succeed in this industry. Together with Francesca Sammaritano, Assistant Professor (specialized in children’s wear), I hosted a panel at Parsons The New […]

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Help Is Here: The Children’s Apparel Consulting Group

I’ve recently teamed with industry veteran Christine McCarthy to form the Children’s Apparel Consulting Group (CACG). The Children’s Apparel Consulting Group is network of industry veterans that assists children’s clothing brands with every aspect of their businesses. Our expertise spans concept development, branding, design, merchandising, sales, marketing, […]

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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution Starts With A Plan

I’m really not one for New Year’s resolutions but of course there are always things I’d like to improve. In the back of our minds we all have similar thoughts: whittle our waists, organize our lives, have more fun, have more success. The problem is without a […]

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Forecasting Changes Is Your Job

Nothing in life is ever guaranteed and if you run your own business, I’m certainly not telling you anything you don’t already know—and experience—every day. Just when you think you’ve got your bases covered, consumers’ tastes change, your favorite buyer leaves your top-selling store or your go-to […]

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Can You Afford To Do Everything Yourself?

Starting a new business is exciting. And it’s a good thing because you need the adrenaline to fuel the long hours and steep learning curve ahead. Eventually though burning the candle at both ends often leads to burn out. While it can be efficient, cost-effective and necessary […]

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Watching Television Can Be Smart for Business

Right off the bat, I’ll tell you: I’ve always watched too much television. And here’s another confession: if you’re one of those people who doesn’t own a TV, I already know we have nothing in common. It’s one of those things people like to quietly shame you […]

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