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Forecasting fashion apparel (Part 3)

Some ideas sound great (combining chocolate with peanut butter) and turn out great (Reese's Peanut Butter Cup).  Some ideas sound great (getting a face lift) but turn out bad (Kenny Rogers, Greta Van Susteren). Some ideas sound bad (a Run-DMC / Aerosmith duet) but turn out great ("Walk This Way").   Some ideas sound bad (letting

Mike Gilliland 0
Forecasting fashion apparel

Ten years ago I spent some time in women's undergarments*, as Director of Forecasting at Sara Lee Intimate Apparel (now Hanesbrands).  Sure, it sounds glamorous -- product posters on our office walls, quarterly runway shows of new products, and partying with the full-figured Playtex models (some of whom were fuller than I figured).