Monthly Archives: March 2008

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Sears Brings Prom Dresses to Facebook

March 26, 2008 – Sears is bringing prom dress fashions to Facebook users by making picking out a dress a social experience, reports Adweek. Visitors to the prom dress selection on have the option to share dresses from their Facebook profiles. Doing so… Read More

Upscale Shoppers Gave Nordstrom the Luxury of Higher Web Sales in 2007

March 26, 2008 – The Internet and e-commerce led the way in sales growth for Nordstrom Inc. in 2007. For the year, web sales rose by 14% to $633 million from $555.5 million in 2007. In comparison, total sales rose by 3% to $8.82… Read More

Season Finale: St. Patrick’s Day

March 26, 2008 – The distribution curve: The biggest day for St. Patrick’s Day emails was St. Patrick’s Day itself, March 17. Nearly a third of St. Patty’s Day emails were sent on that day. Retailers sent the majority of St. Patrick’s Day-themed emails… Read More

How-To: 13 Tips for Effective Email Marketing

March 26, 2008 – A recent study finds people no longer perceive “spam” as just unsolicited email. They see spam as email they simply don’t want. This makes email marketing a tougher nut to crack. But having a consumer’s trust on your side makes… Read More

Craftistas of the World Unite at

March 26, 2008 – When we hear the word ‘handcrafted’ both we and our credit cards get nervous. After all, ‘handcrafted’ typically translates to ‘expensive.’ But when we started browsing around at, the site to buy and sell all things hand made, both… Read More

Transparent Apple Displays – MacBook Touch

March 26, 2008 – In what could be the holy grail of tablet computing, Apple’s latest applied patent showcases using a transparent multi-touch display that can work as a control surface on two sides, both while the device is open and closed. The patent… Read More

Parsons’ Class Strives to Achieve Famo

March 19, 2008 – Parsons The New School for Design offers a class called “Internet Famous” that’s an example of how academics can be open. The course states that it is dedicated to teaching students how to spread their work across the widest audience… Read More

VisualCV Thinks It’s Time to Update That Resume

March 19, 2008 – Phillip Merrick thinks it is time to update your resume. The co-founder of webMethods has a new startup that just launched today, VisualCV, that wants to replace the paper or e-mailed resume with a profile page that lives on the… Read More

Fashion Meets Art – Nordstrom Spring 08 Ads

March 19, 2008 – For their Spring 2008 Ads, Nordstrom has teamed up with artist Ruben Toledo who painted 20-by-30 foot walls to serve as a backdrop for the models which were shot by fashion photographer Ruven Afanador. Toledo even painted ON the models… Read More

RetailMeNot Adds Social Network to Online Coupon Offering

March 19, 2008 – Australian coupon site RetailMeNot has launched a social network atop its coupon portal. The site allows users to submit online coupon codes. RetailMeNot’s Guy King told TechCrunch that, unlike other coupon sites, it follows the Facebook model and is designed… Read More

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