58 Total Quotes

Marshal Cohen Quotes

The guy is so involved in the financial decision that (investment advertisements) need to be in the sports or business pages of a newspaper. And if I'm going to advertise (to men), maybe I'm better off doing a commercial during the Super Bowl than an advertisement in men's magazines.
Marshal Cohen
#Business

Kids today are looking at decorating and renovating their rooms — obviously, with their parents' money. The home has become one of the fastest-growing components of the younger market — and the celebrity component is critical to that.
Marshal Cohen
#Home

Kids are not interested in taking their summer vacation to start thinking about back-to-school wardrobes, supplies and book bags.
Marshal Cohen
#Kids

It's not about going to the mall environment where you're fighting crowds. This is for people who shop for pleasure and treat it as a leisure activity. They want to have a relationship with the brand, be treated like royalty.
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#Crowd

Image has become important again for the teen consumer — and particularly for the young adult male. This is a generation that never even knew what a suit was, let alone saw their parents in one. They have discovered the suit.
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#Adults

Women updated their wardrobes and showed a propensity toward style and comfort.
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#Comfort

Women updated their wardrobes and showed a propensity towards style and comfort. Accessories provided a great way for women to update their look. Women also pampered themselves with cozy pajamas and robes and other self-care products that went beyond apparel.
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#Comfort

Last year, kids were willing to negotiate with their parents, agreeing to less clothing and outright shunning some things to get what they wanted in an electronic item.
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#Kids

While Easter shopping is the window to spring, back-to-school is the doorway to fall and the holidays. So back-to-school shopping is a really important momentum builder.
Marshal Cohen
#Holidays

There is a great deal of focus now on retail brands, and justifiably so given their phenomenal track record of growth recently. However, this data shows that while retail brands can be highly profitable, national brands are a critical piece of a winner retail formula.
Marshal Cohen
#Focus

Teens and young men have finally 'discovered' the suit. We are seeing a shift in the younger generation reaching their image through grooming and dressing up.
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#Men

They're trying to find all sorts of different ways to re-energize the consumer and the power of their brand.
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#Power

When it becomes the third week, the novelty is going to wear off, but the consumers will still be buying one more item just because of the fact that they're going to be having ... more in their pocket. That one item is going to add up and it is going to benefit the retailer more than the consumer.
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#Novelty

The less money they have, the less they'll spend in malls and teen stores like Hot Topic and Abercrombie & Fitch.
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#Money

It has lost some of its share power.
Marshal Cohen
#Power

The biggest surprise to me has been this absence of urgency on the part of consumers. I've been doing this for a long time. Other than in 2001, I haven't seen such a lackluster tone during the holidays.
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#Absence

Holiday 2005 will be remembered as the year of giving to those in need. Retailers want consumers to feel good about buying and helping others.
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#Giving

They are not going to let Apple take that environment.
Marshal Cohen
#Environment

The hurricane will have a far-reaching impact on the tourism business. And New Orleans is all about tourism. It's based on tourism. It will take at least six months before we see any signs of recovery on that front, if not more.
Marshal Cohen
#Business

The 80s is about color, color, color. When business gets tough, retailers use color to entice the customer because that's the first thing that attracts the buyer.
Marshal Cohen
#Business

That's what they thrive on. They thrive on turning a nonbeliever into a believer.
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#Believer

This is the trend that keeps on giving.
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#Giving

This is the beginning of the disappearing tag. Smarter merchants are trying this, and if it's done right, the design inside romances the product even more.
Marshal Cohen
#Beginning

The fashion wardrobe for teens and young adults today is focused on trendy shoes. Footwear is the signature piece, especially in the urban markets, that these consumers are using to express who they are.
Marshal Cohen
#Fashion

Consumers are looking to be able to feel good again. Many lost their valuable luxury products that have an emotional connection. You can't replace your grandmother's earrings but you can find something comparable.
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#Luxury

The entertainment industry is recognizing that there are other avenues they can pursue to continue to expand the brand of their properties.
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#Entertainment

The entertainment industry has become more of an influence than ever before when it comes to fashion.
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#Entertainment

It eliminates competition. It will allow the new company to sharpen the pencil, offer better prices and goods and maybe even compete in the mass market channel.
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#Company

The self-service stores are creating an environment that allows the consumer to be able to get better fashion. It's no longer about getting fashion in a department store. Another interesting thing that's going on is the price points have become more extreme. You remove the sin in buying.
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#Environment

Last spring, it was about color; this year, it's about romance. Think about sheer curtains blowing in the wind.
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#Romance