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Ann Inc. Warning Raises Missy Concerns

Retailer’s second-quarter troubles shift spotlight from better same-store sales in July.

Growth Markets Quickly Adding Luxury Share

McKinsey report anticipates nearly a third of luxury apparel to be consumed in developing markets by 2025.

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Vestiaire Collective Releases Counterfeit Study

According to the report, 61 percent of female online-marketplace shoppers have been misled into purchasing counterfeit designer goods.

German Consumer Morale Hits 7-Year Peak

The survey published by market research group GfK posted its strongest reading since December 2006.

NRF Trims Retail Sales Forecast After Soft First Half

The National Retail Federation has cut its retail sales forecast for 2014, citing slow growth in the first half of the year.

Study Finds Physical Plus Digital Is Best Retail Strategy

Omnichannel might be the buzz word, but brick-and-mortar still plays the pivotal role in value creation.

Russian Tourist Spending Tumbles

Global Blue figures reflect political tensions, weak ruble.

Study Shows Consumers Wary of Retailer Data Protections

The survey by Aite Group and ACI Universal Payments involved responses from consumers in 20 countries seeking their concerns about types of financial fraud.

Slow Growth Seen for B-t-s Spending

Larger budgets for school supplies and electronics will hold increases in back-to-school apparel spending to a minimum this year.

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Weary Retailers Battle Weak Demand, Traffic

Price promotions are expected to take a big bite out of second-quarter profits.

Measuring Market Cap: An Industry of Giants

The most valuable and dynamic fashion and beauty companies in the world are either big or fast.

Political, Economic Uncertainty Weigh on Russian Consumer Spending

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

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