Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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Giorgio Armani Tops Pambianco List

Each year, the consulting firm Pambianco Strategie di Impresa ranks the top 50 Italian fashion and luxury goods firms that have the requisites to go public.

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Europeans Expected to Boost Holiday Spending

Shoppers in 18 countries, mostly in Eastern and Western Europe, are ready to increase their budgets for the end-of-period for the first time since 2008.

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Cyber Monday Strong, but Growth Slows

The shopping day lost some steam versus a year ago as merchants focused on the five-day period from Thanksgiving through Monday.

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Online Commerce the Star of Holiday

E-commerce is shaping up to be the season’s silver lining so far, with retailers seeing increased usage of mobile devices.

Study: Tokyo, Hong Kong Lead Retail Openings

They remain top cities for new brands to open in Asia Pacific while retail expansion in China, particularly in first-tier cities, remains robust.

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Retailers Facing Hurdles as Holiday Kicks Off

With extended hours, sharper discounts and some late-fall momentum, retailers are expecting huge traffic through Thanksgiving. Then it’s back to reality.

Consumer Confidence Down in November

Evaluations of present situations and expectations both decline.

Holiday E-commerce Still Growing

Forrester Research predicted Monday that U.S. online sales this holiday season would reach almost $78 billion, a 15 percent increase from last year.

Asian Potential Cited at Conference

Executives from Ermenegildo Zegna, Tom Ford and others spoke at the International New York Times conference.

China's New Work Rules to Have Major Impact

Late Friday, the central government unveiled a detailed explanation of its plans to reform the country’s political and economic structure.

Study: Stores to Spread Out Holiday Promotions

Chief marketing officers expect a 3.1 percent increase in Black Friday sales, BDO says.

Qatar Ranked World’s Fastest-Growing Luxury Market

The Arab state topped Ledbury Research's annual Global Luxury Hotspots report.

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