• Tights, Socks & Hosiery

    Tights Tights Tights under new ownership after young entrepreneur buys out firm

    A young entrepreneur has taken over a family hosiery business following a management buyout. Tights Tights Tights was started as a small shop in the Metrocentre in Gateshead 21 years ago by Carol and Nigel Stocks. Since then, the company has established a strong online presence and now supplies an extensive range of tights, stockings, hold-ups and socks across the globe from its head office and distribution centre in Morpeth, Northumberland. Read more: Find more retail and consumer news here Mr and Mrs Stocks say it has been the face-to-face retail experience over the years that has also driven online  

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  • Accessories

    Rhode Island Entrepreneur Revolutionizes Travel Accessories with Shoe-Lovers in Mind

    By Andrea E. McHugh Tracey Cugno knows a thing or two about consumer behavior. She had retail shops in T.F. Green as well as Connecticut’s Bradley Airport for a combined 15 years, and spent much of that time talking to seasoned travelers about their packing methodology. She learned the tips and tricks they use to maximize efficiency, from breezing through TSA security checkpoints to the art of tucking your carry-on into those remarkably small overhead bins. She also learned about their wants and needs that weren’t being met – and saw a market opportunity.  “That’s how I got into luggage  

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  • Clothing

    Schenectady entrepreneur balances gelato business with newly-formed clothing line

    Starting a clothing line was never on Nick Rovazzini’s checklist. For the 28-year-old Schenectady resident, business endeavors had always been about unique flavors, farmers markets and making the best gelato outside of Italy, as good as he could. Since the summer of 2019, Rovazzini had been prioritizing Second Scoop Gelato, the pop-up gelato business that he started after several stints in the local world of ice cream.  His treats took him to different local shops with his gelato cart, at local farmer’s markets in Troy and beyond and heading anywhere he could make a sale with gelato pop ups.  But  

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