Has It Changed? Not Much!

I started looking over the Instagram accounts of the some of the big department stores. All express solidarity […]

Fashion Biz Trends

Continuing my conversation with Editor Alex Popov.  We moved to the topic of Fashion Biz Trends.  What do […]

Berlin Reopening Thursday

Black and Paper coverage from the capital.   Berlin retail is struggling to get shoppers in stores. On […]

Berlin Reopening-Friday

The city has eased the lockdown but shoppers are staying away from malls.   Demand has dissolved.   […]

Macy’s,,,, REALLY!

I checked on family members the other day. Like everyone living in a lockdown, I reached out for […]

Here is Fashion in 2020

The Coronavirus has changed every business in ways we have yet to digest. Business models will crash. In […]

Fashion Week Conversations

The Fashion Week Tour has started, yet the fashion business becomes more precarious. This year the challenges are […]

KADEWE redone,, but,,,

Department stores are ingrained the fabrics of cities. Cultural temples of consumption, meeting places to see and be […]

Ikea is a Retail Example

I recently paid a visit to my nearest IKEA. Usually these excursions are planned. They evolve into an […]


What is happening in the fashion world? Not sure! Many questions, few answers.  I will give you my […]