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Forecasts and Analysis

Political, Economic Uncertainty Weigh on Russian Consumer Spending

Improvements are expected starting in 2017, according to Fondazione Altagamma.

NPD: Plus-size Apparel Sales Rise 4.7%

Women 55 and older lead to largest sales gain in last three years.

Moody's: Stores Still Needed as Online Traffic Grows

Online apparel sales are expected to rise 16 percent by 2016.

ICSC Reports Strong Advance in Weekly Sales

Increase of 4.6% best since 5.3% rise in December 2011.

Weekly Sales Up Strongly, ICSC Says

Year-on-year increase of 4.1% best in over a year.

Consumer Confidence Continues Improvement

The Index now stands at 85.2.

Wall St. Sees Long Climb for Coach

The company's shares continued their slump on Friday, as analysts weighed in with concerns over its turnaround strategy.

Tourist Spending in U.K. Slows

Chinese, Russian shoppers tightened purse strings in May.

Online Shopping Primed to See Strong Growth in the Middle East

A report by Chalhoub Group predicts online shopping will become increasingly important in Gulf States.

Weekly Sales Pick Up, ICSC Says

Apparel and department stores among winners for period.

Chile and China Stand Atop Emerging Retail Markets

Chile moved up to first place among developing markets in A.T. Kearney’s 2014 Global Retail Development Index.

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