How To Maximize Your Influencer Marketing Budget w/ D’Marie Group

The Goat Herder Budapest

In early November of this year, Essena O’Neil, an Australian model and online celebrity, announced to the world that she was quitting the Internet. On December 1st, Frank Spadafora, CEO of D’Marie Group, a social media analytics company, joined Fashion… Continue Reading

How Curated E-Commerce Brands Can Flourish

The 27th Episode of the Fashion Is Your Business (listen above) featured guest Raed Alawadhi. Alawadhi is a co-founder of the new curated e-commerce website Modern Look. The platform debuted a week before Open Source Fashion’s Freestyle Conversions Conference in… Continue Reading

Building a Native App? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First.

With over 184 million people in the U.S. owning smartphones[1], it’s clear that mobile is something that every company must address.  Yet, the question that sparks debate is whether companies should focus on building out a native mobile app or… Continue Reading

Direct To Consumer Distribution Cuts Overhead and Bullshit

Why does a high-end suit cost $8000?  Is an Italian leather shoe really worth $500?  Good questions. At the recent Social Retail Summit in Brooklyn NYC, panelists discussed on topics that direct to consumer brands face when selling to the end user. Moderator Matthew Iles,… Continue Reading

Omnichannel Strategy in a Multi-Strategy Retail World

There is no denying it, few brands are solely selling online anymore. Even if they don’t have permanent brick-and-mortar stores, they’re executing trunk shows, store-in-stores, or pop-up shops. They’re doing something whereby they can be in a physical space and… Continue Reading