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Check out the September digital issue of Casual Living featuring what’s coming out at Casual Market Chicago, along with 2016 color trends and our exclusive 2015 Powerhouse Retailers. Enjoy the issue!


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    Outdoor Focus

    Jennifer Bringle

    September 21, 2015

    A little help from my friends

    In the retail game, business owners often spend a good bit of time keeping an eye on their competition. Whether it’s pricing, customer service or product selection, retailers try their best to not only meet, but exceed what their competitor is doing. With that in mind, it was truly remarkable to participate in two events at the recent Casual Market Chicago that had retailers sharing ideas (and frustrations) with their peers, rather than seeing them as the competition. During the ICFA Roundtables, which were held on Tuesday afternoon before Casual Market Chicago, and the Casual Living/STORIS Retailer Breakfast ...

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    The Barbecue Lifestyle

    Bruce Bjorkman

    September 17, 2015

    Remember the tailgater

    For more than 58 million people, September can’t come soon enough. They’re crossing off the days on their wall and desk calendars. They’re making up lists and menus of what they will need to succeed at one of their favorite annual activities. I’m talking TAILGATING. If you’re a grill retailer who rolls the barbecues out of the showroom after Labor Day, you are shortchanging yourself and missing out on the next round of the grill selling cycle. In many parts of the country, the college football season literally kicks off on Labor Day weekend. The ...

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    Inside Out

    Vicky Jarrett

    September 14, 2015

    It's a good thing

    It’s September, and casual industry manufacturers, suppliers and dealers are eagerly looking forward the industry’s biggest event – Casual Market Chicago. It’s like anticipating Christmas; it’s the time for the new product, new ideas. Introductions and innovations are showing up all over the casual industry. As the countdown continues toward the big show, we’ve turned the spotlight on this year’s ICFA Apollo Award nominees, an impressive group of retailers that have proven themselves to be energetic, enthusiastic and, yes, innovative – characteristics that resonate with their customers. Of course, each September Casual Living reports and tracks ...

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