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  • Haute Handbags

    Haute Handbags
    The fun and froth of the bridal runways is spilling over into the handbag market. The tulle, texture and embellishments – both floral and shimmering – seen on the fall 2012 collections are finding a canvas on handbags, too.
  • Catalogs buy us our dreams

    One of my great joys during the holiday season -- along with the (mostly) merry family reunions -- is skipping to the mailbox every evening to retrieve the dazzling array of catalogs that arrive daily. They are as much fun to study as the greeting card...

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...

    Fancy management systems aren't going to fix bad managers

      In violation of my long-standing "only watch TV" rule, I read an article recently about how Zappos is adopting a management structure known as holacracy.    I was hoping this structure somehow involved holograms, which would be awesome, but instead it'...

    Consumer Reports: Seven commandments of holiday shopping

    Consumer Reports recommends following these seven spending rules to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season: 1. Thou shalt manage receipts. You might need them for proof of purchase for warranties or to make a return. Have a designated place where...