Apparel

In 1985 I Made $275,000 In One Day Selling Movie Tee Shirts

Posted June 7, 2012 by Len Rapoport

  In the 1970’s into the early 1980’s I worked in the women’s apparel industry in New York.  I was a VP of sales and division manager for a few major companies at that time. I spent about 12 years in that industry, working with designers like Perry Ellis and others and in the mid […]

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Fashion

Parade Around in Patterned Pants!

Posted May 5, 2012 by IMPress Archives

hen we were younger and dressed by our parents, it may not have entered our minds as a child whether or not we liked the outfit, whether we considered it to be too daring or what we thought of any patterns or motifs emblazoned on our pants. We just went with it and were carefree. […]

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Fashion

Two-Tone You!

Posted April 12, 2012 by IMPress Archives

lay copycat this season with an exciting, versatile change to your hair color that is bang on trend.  The two-tone color effect has become the new thing with many celebrities as a variety of stars have been seen sporting the trend. The aim of this style is to inspire a ‘faded out look’ at the […]

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Fashion

Trend Tracker: Animal Prints

Posted November 28, 2011 by IMPress Archives

nimal prints have been around for a long time and this statement style has never really gone out of fashion.  It appears in all seasons via clothing and accessories and it is always reinvented and worn as the ‘new trend.’  However, in reality, the animal print look remains in fashion because it is easy to […]

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Finance

Financial Mood Grim, Despite Employment Edging Higher

Posted November 7, 2011 by pressrelease

Employment in positive territory for all income groups for first time since 2009 YONKERS, NY — November’s Consumer Reports Index, a measure of overall consumer financial health, showed that as the holiday season approaches, there are some positive signs for the economy, though difficulties temper the outlook. Employment continued to show improvement, with job gains […]

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Business

Ready for Bank Transfer Day?

Posted November 5, 2011 by pressrelease

Everything You Need To Break Up With Your Mega-Bank Covered in Green America Web Tools WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Energized by the Occupy Wall Street movement?  Planning to participate in Bank Transfer Day?  Green America’s new Break Up With Your Mega-Bank Kit (available for free at: www.GreenAmerica.org/go/toolkit ) offers everything consumers need to close accounts at mega-banks and use their […]

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Finance

Time is Running Out • Occupy Baltimore

Posted October 31, 2011 by John Soule

ccupy Baltimore is an extension of the grass roots movement of ‘Occupy Wall Street’.  Nestled in a park in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and in the shadow of the financial district, members have set up tents and a makeshift headquarters that has stirred controversy since their arrival at the beginning of October.  When I arrived for […]

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Artist

Couture Fashion Week New York • 2011

Posted October 8, 2011 by Len Rapoport

Each year thousands flock to New York for the gala fashion and charity events held in New York’s Fashion district.  Spending many years in the women’s clothing business in marketing, design and sales for a number of leading women’s clothing manufacturers has given me some insight into this industry.  My entire family was involved in […]

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Business

What do to when retirement plans go awry!

Posted September 26, 2011 by pressrelease

CRMA’s expert advice for unforeseen events including losing your spouse and when you can’t sell your home No matter how carefully you’ve prepared for your retirement, some unforeseen events—such as losing a spouse or not being able to sell your home—could derail your plans. This is a special concern if you’re just a couple of […]

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