Amsterdam News: Holiday window shopping: On and offline

With the holidays coming up fast, window shopping becomes a favorite pastime. A new company called ( has created the perfect way to shop online or offline.

They pre-shop the windows of stores around the world for you to save you from traveling from store to store. However, you do have to take the time to view the website and, in some cases, travel from store to store. As for merchandise, gathers the names and locations of stores with merchandise you are looking to purchase. Owned and founded by CEO Jon Harari, the company has opened just in time for holiday shopping. He was inspired to start after looking at window dressing as an artistic and creative way to display merchandise.

For information and photos, they house a staff of photographers and editors to shop the world for you. This information is updated daily. Window shopping is a global activity. Women and men do it all over the world, so why not make it easier and more convenient for shoppers? Having it online and marketing it through digital and social media shows its high demand.

If folks want to actually purchase something, the company provides a window-shopping website that is also an e-commerce luxury fashion website. It features more than 5.5 million products. Some of the store windows they feature include Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor, Harrods, Harvey Nicolas, Gucci and more.

For tourists and other shoppers, also runs a “Fashion Window” walking tour that actually takes folks from store to store and provides information about what good buys are inside the store. On their site, they offer the world’s largest visual display and merchandise resource via WindowsWear PRO ( Retailers like Nordstrom, BCBG and Express, as well as trend forecasting companies, visual display vendors, textile manufacturers and universities, use this new fashion shopping company. They also provide competitive trends from more than 40,000 windows, including 600 brands around the world. It’s a new way to window-shop the world, which can come in handy as you do your holiday shopping.