Monthly Archives: December 2017

Fabletics Takes on Amazon By Using Modern Business Model

Fabletics is taking on Amazon. Now, it is not something that is exactly easy to do. Amazon controls 20% of the ecommerce industry. However, Fabletics is creating a revolution in the fashion industry by creating a new model. Their business model provides their customers with much needed customer care and support, along with quality products and a great customer experience. They have grown into a business that is worth $250 million.

 

It used to be that two things made customers like a certain brand and made that brand successful. These two things were prices and quality. However, there has been a major shift in the industry, which has been influenced by e-commerce and sites such as Amazon. For a brand to be successful, it is no longer good enough to have a combination of the two previous qualities that were mentioned. Instead, brands need to have a great customer experience. They need to offer their customers to go the extra mile. They need to have a unique design. They need to be unique and offer things that other companies do not offer. In order to beat Amazon and other large ecommerce sites such as eBay, they need to offer something that those sites do not offer, which is a great customer relationship that offers their customers an experience that makes them happy and makes them come back.

 

Fabletics seems to have a strategy that is paying off. After all, they are continuing to grow. They are opening even more physical locations in states all around the country. Fabletics explains that the reason for their success is their new modern model of business. Their subscription service gives them the ability to know what their customers want and give it to them. They know how to make their customers happy. This high value brand strategy seems to be working well. Their reverse showroom technique lets them serve customers who visit their physical stores in a unique way that other competitors cannot do.

 

Kate Hudson is known for endorsing Fabletics. The thing with Kate is that she is known to be authentic. If she does not believe in something, she is known to just not to do it. That is why people trust her when she says that she likes Fabletics. If you are wondering how to find out which Fabletics clothing is good for you, then you should take the Fabletics style quiz.

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund – Equal Rights For All

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is an establishment that was inspired by the unfortunate circumstances that led two journalists, Lacey and Larkin, initiating their own Fund aimed at succoring the Hispanic community. Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey co-founded Village Voice Media which was as a fallback weekly newspaper turned Media Company in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more:

This media establishment started out during the early 70’s, and Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey encountered quite a number legal confrontations during their time. However, 2007 marks the organizations’ worst legal skirmish yet as they were both falsely accused, arrested, and imprisoned for supposedly breaching the grand jury secrecy law. Learn more about Lacey and Larkin: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427427/Jim_Larkin

Jim and Michael were however pronounced innocent by the US circuit of appeals in 2012 due to lack of a feasible explanation for the arrest.

The charges against them were later dropped, and Lacey and Larkin proceeded to sue their prosecutors for infringing their First Amendments rights and abuse of power. The Maricopa County settled this case and Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey received $ 3.75 million settlement money.

Larkin and Lacey put all the settlement money into The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. This is an establishment that subsidizes groups that promote migrant, human, and civil rights in addition to boosting freedom of speech and public action.

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund establishment mainly provides college scholarships to suitable Mexican immigrants. The organization recognizes the struggle that comes with trying to attain a certain level of education for young immigrants in Arizona as the law makes it beyond the bounds of possibilities for these immigrants to further their education.

The CLU immigrants’ rights project is one other organization advocating for civil, human, and immigrant rights. The organization also mainly focuses on civil and human rights of the immigrants through engaging in outreach, litigation, and advocacy programs.

Mike and Jim are the head executive members in this foundation and aim at attaining equal justice for immigrants. They manage to do so by opposing any legality of laws that impede immigrants from gaining access to justice in the court of law. The main focus of the group is to secure human right for immigrants.

Contesting for civil, human, and immigrants rights can prove to be rather difficult and requires several non-profit organizations working together. The process also requires a great level financial aid to achieve the objectives. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have contributed significantly to these sort of groups that fight the rights of immigrants.

 

DACA Is Supported by the Frontera Fund

DACA, which stands for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, protects undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as kids from being deported. It has allowed up to 800,000 individuals to stay in the US to work or study. In 2012, President Obama was able to put the program in place by bypassing Congress with an executive order.

Over the past five years, DACA provided undocumented youth with a social security number and the right to work in the US for a renewable period of two years. As well, in most states, the program allowed eligible individuals to acquire a driver’s license.

However, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was against the program and addressed a letter to the Trump administration to cancel the program by September 5, 2017. The letter was further signed by the attorneys general of Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, as well as the governor of Idaho.

Trump is giving Congress a six-month period to potentially come up with a replacement program.

A “phasing off” of the DACA program was proposed in which no new applicants are considered. Renewals will only be considered for those with DACA expiring between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018. The application for this renewal is due no later than October 5, 2017 to USCIS.

Many of these DACA individuals are an asset to the economy. They invest in their education, buy homes and cars, and many are also business owners, all of which is beneficial to the US.

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund are battling to preserve DACA and are fighting for a more permanent solution, the DREAM Act legislation.