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Your Accountant Suggests Illegal Activity. What Do You Do?
January 19, 2018 at 2:33 pm

Question: My accountant is suggesting things that I know are not legal. What should I do? Answer: I would find a new accountant right away. You do not want to be tainted by the accountant’s lack of ethics and end up owing additional taxes, penalties or worse. There is a difference, however, between income tax…

Forever 21, Honda Embark On Strange Collaboration
January 24, 2018 at 1:33 pm

Last year, Forever 21 made headlines thanks to its clothing line with Taco Bell. It was creative, humorous and millennials loved it. For Forever 21's latest exclusive collaboration, we have to admit we're scratching our heads. According to HighSnobiety, Forever 21 is working with Honda for a vintage-inspired racing capsule collection. When we think millennials, we…

Ralph Lauren's Olympic Uniforms Double as Mini Heaters
January 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm

There are a few reasons why I couldn't participate in the Winter Olympics: I haven't renewed my passport, I can't snowboard, and I can't stand the frigid cold. However, thanks to Ralph Lauren's new USA Olympic uniforms, the cold might no longer be a hindrance for me. For the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea,…

Amazon Quietly Raises Apparel Seller Fees
January 24, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Amazon shoppers were a little peeved this week when Amazon announced it was raising Amazon Prime monthly fees from $10.99 to $12.99 a month. Now it looks like the e-commerce giant is extending the price increase to apparel and accessories sellers, too. According to Business Insider, Amazon raised…

The Muzzillo Dictionary of Sales Terminology: The Definition of 'No'
January 29, 2018 at 2:55 pm

According to most dictionaries, the word “no” means “a denial or a refusal.” But, according to the Muzzillo Dictionary of Sales Terminology, “no” really means “not yet.” To be successful in sales, it is critical to have a mindset that “no” doesn’t mean a denial or refusal of your question or request. No matter what…

The Best Eagles, Patriots 'Big Game' Merchandise
January 31, 2018 at 12:45 pm

We've got an exciting Big Game to look forward to this weekend. While we can argue all day about which team has the better offense, or which coach runs the better plays, we, in the promotional apparel business, care a great deal about which team has the better merchandise. This year, however, it's not just…

The Outdoor Apparel Market Continues to Dominate
January 31, 2018 at 12:11 pm

While retail continues to decline, there's one category that remains strong: outdoor apparel. According to The Street, marketing firm NPD Group Inc. found that outdoor apparel continues to dominate the apparel market, even while overall fashion apparel sales are down 4 percent in the U.S. According to NPD Group, the $48 billion active apparel category…