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Pueblo Mall using Retail to Go and other online shopping methods

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a difficult blow to the shops in the Pueblo Mall, but merchants are starting to see signs of improvement.

“The last year has been an incredibly difficult time for brick and mortar retail and while most businesses are rebounding, there are unfortunately those that elected to close their doors including Victoria’s Secret, Verizon and Children’s Place,” said Cara Fitzgerald of Centennial which oversees the Pueblo Mall. “On the bright side, we were happy to welcome Osaka Poke & Ramen in December and they are being well received by our shoppers.”

Osaka Poke & Ramen owner Ray Zhu agreed that opening a business during a pandemic “is kind of a risk,” but said, “it’s going pretty good. Good in December but January and February, slow,” he said.

“The most favorite thing is the Japanese traditional ramen served with broth, that’s very popular. The Tonkotsu of spicy

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The 6 best women’s fashion subscription services: make shopping easy with these online fashion clubs

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Fashion selection from the Online subscription service
Fashion selection from the Online subscription service

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The way we shop for clothes is changing. From lockdown leisure wear to back-to-work basics, we’re looking at how we shop as well as what we buy, while also  increasingly conscious of the waste of fast fashion. We’re trying to shop smarter, and more thoughtfully.  

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Step forward, the fashion subscription, or ‘club’. These will send out a style package at agreed intervals, either to try at home and buy, or to rent and return. It’s a great way

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Here’s Why You Should Consider Shopping Second-Hand For Your Kids’ Clothes

There are so many elements that led me to start my own business: Kids O’clock – a peer-to-peer marketplace for the modern parent. I had been a fashion buyer for 10 years when I had my first son, Albert. It didn’t take long for me to realise the amount of clothing that he needed for functionality as well as fashion (for me, rather than him of course!).

second hand children's clothes

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second hand children’s clothes

I have always loved fashion in general, hence my previous job as a fashion buyer. I love and respect craftmanship, but when it comes to a kid’s wardrobe there is inevitably a lot of emotion and feeling that also gets thrown into the mix. In my research that led me to start the business, I found an increasing number of parents who look into the quality, the sourcing, the shipping, the trust, and above all, the

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IKEA creates omnichannel shopping experience from favorited items in app

IKEA is embracing omnichannel shopping with new mobile functionality that allows users of its mobile catalog application to save their favorite items as a shopping list to be used on the Web site or in-store, and also allows for the creation of shopping lists compiled from multiple publications issued by the home-furnishings retailer.

The Sweden-based company unveiled the new app in conjunction with the release of its 2015 catalog , which focused on bathroom and bedroom furnishings and is themed, “Where the Everyday Begins and Ends.” Although the new list functions are relatively easy to use on a smartphone, the richer content seems better suited to the larger screens of tablets.

“I would think lack of screen real estate is probably the biggest challenge,” said Paula Rosenblum, managing partner at Retail Systems Research, Miami.

Ms. Rosenblum was not involved in the development of the IKEA catalog app, but agreed to

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