The Cub Reporter

Pier 1 Imports Closes 450 Stores

Pier 1 imports logo that is about to shut down

Ryan S., Reporter

January 28, 2020

Recently, Pier 1 Imports has confirmed that they will be closing 450 of their stores across Canada and the United States (around half of all their locations), citing that they were losing business to numerous competitors, such as Target and Walmart. Although the specific locations being shutdown were u...

Why Are Some Clothing Brands So Expensive?

Why are some brands so expensive?

Thomas W., Reporter

February 20, 2019

A black sweatshirt engraved with the words “Off-White Logo” is priced at $470 US dollars. Another red checkered shirt is rated at $645. There are many brands with similar pricing margins, such as Supreme and Bape. They all have a similarity: their designs are one of the most simple, with images of...

AI, AR, VR, and Smart Fabrics

An example of smart fabrics used.

Krista K., Reporter

December 12, 2017

The future of getting dressed and shopping has been discovered using Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Smart Fabrics. Many companies have been using AI, AR, VR, and smart fabrics to help people to make simple, everyday decisions. Artificial intelligence helps people decide...

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