Fifth Avenue retailers wait to see if this year’s significant increase in median income will inflate Black Friday sales.
As New York women, and the men who buy gifts for them, plan their holiday store invasions this year, one reporter hits the street and wonders: how much you would be willing to pay for the perfect color handbag?
On Black Friday, prepare to be surrounded by Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Beyonce’s new brands at Macy’s. They are just three of the many celebrities who have utilized social media and taken advantage of a weak economy to launch new brands.
Are you shopping on Black Friday? That’s the question we asked shoppers at Columbus Circle, Ladies’ Mile and Herald Square. The answer? It seems the economy is still in a downward spiral.
So, where are you going to eat on Black Friday? It’s not just clothing stores that plan to gear up for the big day. Restaurants and food stands also prepare for the rush of shoppers.
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a fashion buyer during Black Friday? Keep wondering, because fashion buyers from the Garment District will not reveal their secrets as we head into the biggest shopping season of the year.