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New Barbour Boston Store Opens Today

In Features, News by William Buckley

North American subsidiary of J. Barbour & Sons, Ltd., of Britain, Barbour Inc., will open the doors of its new Boston store today, May 22nd. The new store, located at 79 Newbury Street, is a relocation and expansion from 134 Newbury Street where the brand spent 10 successful years. “We’re thrilled …

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Catching Up With Helen Barbour

In Features, News by Elise Diamantini

Helen Barbour, vice chair of J. Barbour & Sons Ltd., chatted with me about what’s new, next and if collaborations are over last week while she was in town for New York’s Tartan Day Parade. As one of the parade sponsors, Barbour outfitted the Westie and Scottie dogs that “marched” …

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Barbour Opens Outlet Store in Merrimack, N.H.

In News by Harry SheffLeave a Comment

Barbour opens an outlet store at the Merrimack Premium Outlets in Merrimack, N.H. today, the brand’s fourth outlet store in the U.S. “We’re excited to join the Merrimack Premium Outlets this spring,” said Barbour’s head of North American retail Christopher Sapienza. “Barbour is a unique British lifestyle and heritage brand …

Not-so-hidden trend: Camouflage

In FASHION, Opinions by Harry SheffLeave a Comment

A lot of my pre-Vegas conversations focused on what retailers were searching the spring 2012 market for. Over and over again I heard echoes of “less plaid” and “what’s after heritage?” (You can read September’s contemporary retail roundtable here.) We’re starting to see camouflage prints hit the floor for fall …

Barbour Opens SoHo Store, Signs Gore-Tex Deal

In Marketing, News by Harry SheffLeave a Comment

NEW YORK—Waxed cotton outerwear and outdoor apparel company Barbour Inc. opened its second New York City store last month, on Wooster Street in SoHo. The store is showing Barbour’s fall/winter 2010 Heritage line through the holidays and will reopen to show spring/summer 2011 in early spring. “We are very excited …