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Forecasts and Analysis

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Lackluster Results Fuel Luxury Angst

Two major groups — Prada and Compagnie Financière Richemont — last week reported muted figures following similar sluggish times at Kering and LVMH.

Luxury Businesses Should Brace for 'Moderate Growth'

The Chinese continue to spend abroad — but not at home, a report by Exane BNP Paribas shows.

Richemont the Latest to Feel Luxury's Chill

The luxury group missed analysts’ estimates and blamed its latest performance on currency headwinds and “subdued” demand for luxury goods worldwide.

Alibaba Resellers Challenge Brands

A series of studies has warned brands about the dangers of one of the Chinese e-tailer’s core business streams: daigou agents.

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Milan Preview: Cloudy With a Chance of Luxury

It is a season of “light and dark” as the curtain rises on Milan Fashion Week Sept. 17.

Citi Eyes $10 Billion Smartwatch Market

The study found that 8.2 percent of respondents plan to buy a smartwatch in the next 12 months.

Wal-Mart, Nordstrom Highlight Growth at Goldman Sachs Conference

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Nordstrom Inc. might be very different retailers, but they’re both courting investors with multipronged growth stories.

Wells Fargo Sees 'Sellers' Market' as Retailers Struggle

Attention fashion designers: It's better to both wholesale and retail than to retail alone.

Retail Jobs Report Mixed in August

Specialty chains and department stores trimmed payrolls in August, while discounters added jobs as the nation’s unemployment rate fell slightly.

New Study Rates Fashion Brands' Mobile Sites

Tiffany & Co., Victoria’s Secret, The North Face and Pink are winning in the apparel and accessories mobile space.

Kering Move Weighs Heavily on Safilo Shares

Safilo lost more than 25 percent of its market capitalization on Wednesday, a day after Kering revealed plans to take back control of its eyewear business.

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