Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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Freight Rates, Synthetic Fibers Likely Victims of Rising Oil Prices

Despite the slowdown in the global economy, high crude oil prices are expected to persist this year, driven by supply shortfalls, brisk demand in dynamic...

U.S. Companies Reassess China Sourcing Strategies

China's steamrolling of global apparel manufacturing finally may have hit a roadblock.

Economy's Spin Is New Twist for the Rich

The gyrations of the U.S. economy are likely to send even some of the country's millionaires spinning away from robust luxury goods consumption.

Industry Strategies for an Unsettled Economy

Senior executives from an array of apparel manufacturers and retailers are hunkering down to weather the economic storm.

Leiber Brand Banks on International Appeal

Leiber is taking its particular brand of sparkle international.

Analysts Link Asia, Mideast To Luxe Growth

Amid doom and gloom aplenty, the luxury goods sector got a blast of good news from investment firm HSBC, whose analysts contend that robust demand from...

China Storm, U.S. Economy Cloud Outlook

As retailers and vendors fill the showrooms of Seventh Avenue and the tents at Bryant Park with eyes on finding the best fall fashions, they'll also be...

Discerning Lampert's Vision for Sears

Does Edward Lampert have a strategy for Sears Holdings Corp.?

Fashion Antidotes for Frenzied Times

Creating an "aura of wonder" or a "transporting" experience will enable fashion brands to connect with 21st-century shoppers swimming in more information...

New Era: McMahon's Agenda for St. John

It's a new day at St. John. Glenn McMahon, who was named chief executive officer in September, wants to evolve, rather than revolutionize, the $400 million...

The New Year's Blahs: Retail Shares Decline On Downbeat Outlook

It's a new year, but the same old stock market story.

Economic, Consumer Data Pour In

Wall Street headed south on Thursday due to economic concerns in the U.S. and fears of global instability in Pakistan, where many apparel goods are...

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