Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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Luxury Institute Examines Luxe Rebound

There are few generational divides when it concerns spending decisions and luxury goods, a report released Wednesday revealed.

U.S. Apparel Profits Facing Some Risks

Higher input costs, weak demand could slow operating profit growth to between 6 and 8 percent this year, Moody’s says.

Ledbury Sees Ukraine Impact as Short Term

The Ukrainian crisis will result in “only a short-term drop” in luxury spending in London, according to a note by Ledbury Research.

Consumer Confidence Down in April

Expectations component steady as assessment of current conditions slips.

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Chinese Embrace Local Web Sites

Chinese consumers spend almost no time on the official e-commerce sites of brands, instead seeking product information on social media platforms.

Tech IPOs Proliferate on Wall Street

In the area of fashion and apparel, don’t expect these soon-to-be-newly listed firms to be pure tech plays. Think more e-commerce and Web plays.

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Industry's New Millstone: Currency Fluctuation

The currency bogeyman is back, and has plans to wreak increasing havoc on European luxury — and high-street — companies’ global revenues.

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Retail Stocks Slip Along With March Sales

Retail sales last month fared worse than the shift in the timing of Easter could explain, touching off concerns about first-quarter inventories and margins.

Global Fur Trade on the Rise

According to a study from Pricewaterhouse Coopers Italy, the market has now been valued at more than $40 billion worldwide.

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U.S. Production Momentum Faces Obstacles

Made in America is undoubtedly a growing movement, but there are caveats.

Retail Sales Slipped Last Week

ICSC and Goldman Sachs report first sequential decline since February.

Russian Tourist Spending Drops in U.K.

Global Blue reports that Ukraine woes and currency weakness contributed to a 17 percent decline in February.

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