Neiman Marcus is equipping all of its 4,000 associates at its full-line stores with smartphones in an effort to better serve customers, company executives said on the retailer’s recent conference call with analysts. Neiman’s executives also said the company plans to remodel it stores on Michigan Avenue in Chicago and in Bal Harbour Shops, Bal Harbour, Fla.
Christian Louboutin, known best for his heels with the iconic red bottoms, is helping Neiman Marcus celebrate its 20th anniversarty with the launch of "Sole Seekers," a social media challenge that asks users to upload Louboutin images into a growing online pictorial spread. The challenge, which will feature entries from Instagram and Twitter, will also be hosted on the Neiman Marcus Facebook page and NMdaily, The Neiman Marcus Blog, according to a company press release. "Sole Seekers" runs Feb. 10 through March 10 when one winner will be selected to receive a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes. Participants submit