Wharton Retail Club and the Graduate Retail Club hosted a professional panel with Burlington Coat Factory's Bart Sichel (EVP & CMO), Paul Harye (VP), Sandor Marton (Manager of Customer Strategy), Nick Robinson (VP Merchandise Manager), and Donna Norton (Manager of Talent Acquisition).
In Chapter 9 of 16 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, art director Lulu Chen answers "How Does Working in Retail E-Commerce Compare and Contrast With the Work That You Have Done in Editorial?" Chen notes how the teams - photographers, models, stylists, etc. can be the same as can the process. However, the goals can be very different, as editorial goals can trend more toward aspirational brand communication whereas online retail or retail e-commerce is more functional, rooted in selling clothes that fit. Lulu Chen is a photo art director working in retail e-commerce in New York City. Previously, Chen worked as a freelance stylist for leading fashion catalogs and magazines. She earned a BFA in design and art history from the University of Michigan.
Capture Your Flag is a career documentary interview series that interviews 60 up and coming leaders annually to gather knowledge and share a Near Peer Learning experience its audience may use to better plan, pursue and achieve life and career aspirations. Discover more at http://www.captureyourflag.com/
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Parsons The New School for Design hosted the second annual Fashion Campus NYC, Friday evening, June 15th, through Saturday, June 16th, featuring a keynote address by Chris Benz. Fashion Campus NYC is one of six fashion industry-focused initiatives announced in November 2010 by NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as part of NYC's push to help build on its competitive advantages and enhance its status as a global fashion capital. Fashion Campus NYC, which will be held again in 2013, is specifically designed to expose student interns to the variety of business careers available to them within NYC's fashion industry.
Leslie Blodgett shares the advice that helped her grow a small cosmetics maker into a thriving public company that was acquired by Shiseido in 2010 for $1.7 billion. She is executive chairman of Bare Escentuals and the creator of the bareMinerals make-up line. Blodgett appeared at the Stanford Graduate School of Business as a guest speaker for professor Jennifer Aaker's class "The Power of Story in Business" on January 29, 2013.
In this episode of "How'd You Get That Fashion Job," Glamour fashion editors share their job interview wardrobe Dos & Don'ts.
Sahar Kasiri buys knitware for the Evans brand. As a girl she would pretend to sit on a plane and go on a business trip. She also liked fashion programmes on TV, and wondered who the people were who were watching the catwalks. A career advisor told her that people actually do travel round the world buying clothes for shops - "As a girl, it was just the most fascinating thing ever."
As the fastest growing part of Macy's, Inc., macys.com is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. We offer the entrepreneurial culture of a web business with the stability and support of the best brand in retailing. Creativity and ingenuity combine with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for substantial growth. Macys.com skillfully combines the power of digital technology and omnichannel integration with the best in retailing to reach new heights.
A fashion buyer is an individual who purchases lines of clothing for large department stores or smaller boutiques. Find out what goes into buying fashion for a living with tips from a New York City fashion stylist in this free video on fashion.
Expert: Mark Holmes
Bio: Mark Holmes is a professional fashion stylist in NYC.
Filmmaker: Kevin Haberer