Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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Analyst: Store Closures Predicted to Peak in '10

CreditSights panelist expresses low expectations for holiday season and predicts retail store closures will peak in the first half of 2010.

China’s Economy on a Road to Recovery

China’s economy grew by 8.9 percent in the third quarter of this year.

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LVMH, Analysts See Luxe Rebound Near

LVMH trumpeted improving trends in all its businesses, while Bain & Co. predicted a full recovery of the market in the 2011 to 2012 period.

Estée Lauder Raises Forecast

The Estée Lauder Cos Inc. said better-than-expected sales and tight cost controls would lead it to “significantly higher” Q1 profits than previously projected.

Room for Growth Seen in China's Smaller Cities

Investment organizations and multinational companies are plotting their expansion in China’s third- and fourth-tier cities.

Retail Apparel Prices Up Slightly in September

Retail apparel prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent in September compared with August.

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IPO Climate Warming for Some Retailers

Value retailers seen best candidates in revival of public markets.

Douglas Group Reports $4.35B in Sales

Douglas Group posted a 2.2 percent rise in net sales for its fiscal year.

French Connection to Shutter Japan Stores

Troubled British chain seeks licensee in region.

Burberry Spies Higher Japan Profits

Re-negotiated apparel licenses with higher royalties to boost operating results.

Mercedes Focusing on Core Values

t Stephen Cannon, vice president of marketing at Mercedes-Benz USA, skipped traditional summer car sales and instead focused on a value message.

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H&M Third-Quarter Profits Rise 4 Percent

Fast fashion retailer H&M's same-store sales fell 11 percent.

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