Target isn't the only retailer pairing up with a luxury brand this holiday season. Earlier this month, Barneys announced a collaboration with Disney, and Starbucks just announced its partnership with luxury powerhouse Rodarte for a line of coffee mugs and tote bags. So, my question is, is partnering with luxury brands a holiday retail stunt or could it be the future of retail?
Nordstrom is working on its image. Like just about every other retailer out there, the 111-year-old department store is trying to upgrade with a younger, digital-friendly twist. In the past couple years, the brand has done a bunch of things to try and make that happen: It's courted Jason Wu (straight off the smash success of his Target collab) for a younger, contemporary line and it will be launching Topshop boutiques within its stores and on its website this fall. But probably its biggest push in the young-hip-online direction has been the acquisition of flash-sale site HauteLook.
Discount retailer Target is partnering with upscale department store chain Neiman Marcus to offer a limited-edition holiday collection, including apparel, gifts and other items. The retailers said Tuesday that they've assembled 24 leading designers to create the product collection, which is slated to become available Dec. 1 at all 1,763 Target stores and 42 Neiman Marcus stores, as well as on the Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com websites.
Target opened a one-day-only pop-up store in Toronto yesterday for its limited edition collection by designer Jason Wu. The store featured an assortment of Jason Wu products, including a Target-branded tote bag created exclusively for the pop-up shop.
Target opened a one-day only pop-up store in Toronto, Canada yesterday for its limited edition collection by designer Jason Wu. The store featured an assortment of Jason Wu products, including a Target-branded tote bag created exclusively for the pop-up shop. Target turned the pop-up shop into a charitable endeavor as well. It will donate an amount equal to 100 percent of the sales from the Jason Wu for Target event to United Way Toronto, marking the retailers first contribution to a charity in Canada. "Targets known for creating memorable moments and weve been looking for an opportunity to bring
Marc Stamas/(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Mere hours after Target released designer Jason Wu’s limited-edition collection in-store and online Sunday, the fashion line was sold out. “The collection became available shortly after midnight online, and was sold out within...