Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Move Over, Zappos: There’s Another Online Retailer in Town

By | January 30th, 2015|Press|

Vegas Inc. By: Ed Komenda You wouldn’t think much happens at this nondescript industrial park in North Las Vegas. But it’s here, at the headquarters of online accessory-dealer Trend Nation, that more than 60 employees have been hustling to prepare for the busiest time of the shopping season: the week before Christmas. Trend Nation is Las [...]

500 Success Stories (Reality Check Included)

By | January 29th, 2015|Press|

Inc. Magazine By: Eric Schurenberg Brad Howard’s Trend Nation is exactly the kind of company the Inc. 500 was designed to honor. The online retailer grew 1,126 percent since 2009 and lifted head count from three to 23. But here’s what’s not in the numbers: Two years ago, a patent lawsuit shut down the product [...]

Casual E-Commerce Sets the Mood

By | January 28th, 2015|Press|

Las Vegas Business Press By: Ann Friedman Upon entering Trend Nation’s offices, you’re greeted by the company’s chief security officer, Howie, a bichon frise-Yorkshire terrier mix. And it becomes clear that the office environment has its own personality. Bright colors and designs are splashed across the walls of the North Pecos Road office; the conference [...]

Entrepreneur Plans to Fill Large Space in North Las Vegas

By | January 27th, 2015|Press|

View - Las Vegas Review Journal By: James DeHaven (View Staff Writer) Trend Nation LLC President and CEO Brad Howard recently leased out 33,000 square feet of warehouse space on North Pecos Road. He expects to use every inch and, with his online e-commerce business growing by 1,100 percent over the past three years, it [...]

Diversify Your Product Offering

By | January 26th, 2015|Press|

Tech Cocktail By: Ronald Barba "I'm not trendy; I still wear the same Gap jeans I got for my 14th birthday. I mean, they still fit well and look decent enough, but I know – one day – the inevitable will happen and I’ll find myself with a gigantic tear in the crotch area and [...]

Competing With Amazon on Amazon

By | January 25th, 2015|Press|

Wall Street Journal By: Greg Bensinger Small Retailers Need the Site to Reach Millions of Shoppers but Some Say Behemoth Swoops In on Hits Thousands of small merchants depend on Amazon.com Inc. to reach customers who otherwise wouldn't know they exist. A few of them complain, though, that Amazon sometimes eats their lunch. According to [...]

Great Place to Work: Trend Nation Profile

By | January 25th, 2015|Press|

Great Place to Work At Trend Nation LLC, 93 percent of employees say their workplace is great. This review is based on 58 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.88. It was published on Jul 1, 2015. 386 Visitors Employee Ratings GREAT CHALLENGES - 98% GREAT ATMOSPHERE - [...]

40 Under 40 – 2012

By | January 24th, 2015|Press|

Vegas Inc. Some of the best and brightest business professionals in Southern Nevada will be honored tonight at VEGAS INC’s 13th annual 40 Under 40 event. This year’s honorees include company presidents and CEOs, law firm partners, doctors and college deans. They were selected based on the impact of their business endeavors, their commitment to [...]

OFFPRICE Buyer Profile: Trend Nation

By | January 23rd, 2015|Press|

OFFPRICE Magazine By: Katy Albrecht Like many success stories, Trend Nation began small with an innovative recipe: identify customer demand, disrupt the market and delight the customer. It wasn’t until the wife of Brad Howard, founder of Trend Nation LLC, came home with a purse hook that this e-commerce site fled into becoming one of [...]

Rush is On to Ship Holiday Packages

By | January 22nd, 2015|Press|

Fox 5 Vegas By: Rachel Moore If you want your holiday packages under Christmas trees ahead of the holiday, time is running out. The U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS are expected to ship millions of packages through Christmas, and this week is traditionally the busiest. Monday marked the U.S. Post Office's standard mailing deadline. It's [...]