Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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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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Better Weather Boosts May Sales

Most stores beat monthly estimates in small comp sample.

Study Points to Retail Wage Gap

The gender pay gap in retail costs women nearly $41 billion annually, according to new report by Demos, a public policy organization.

Latest Shullman Affluence Study

Millennials prefer in-store buying to shopping online.

Tech Capex on Slow Growth Path at Retail

Retailers searching for momentum in the digital age aren’t necessarily putting their money where their e-commerce is, according to a new study.

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Europe's Economic Outlook Brightens

Unemployment stabilizing and recovery set to be broad-based in the region by 2015.

Altagamma Study Sees Luxury Growing 6%

The luxury goods sector is expected to continue to grow in 2014, although at a similar pace to last year.

Consumers Squeezed, and Retail Feels Pain

First-quarter numbers reflected the tough winter weather in the first two months of the year and later Easter. But there are deeper issues.

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April Comp Gains Send Contradictory Message

Sales figures released Thursday showed a strong uptick while other data sounded a more bearish note.

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