Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Puma Earnings Up 17% in Qtr.

Sporting goods and apparel retailer Puma AG posted a robust jump in fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by strong sales in Europe and Asia.

Study: Calif. Retailers Face Tough '08

Retailers in this key market face a struggle until at least the end of 2008 as key industries falter, a new study said.

Retail Seesaw: Target Shares Tumble as Wal-Mart Rides High

Wal-Mart's fashion star is rising just as Target's appears to be waning.

It's All About Me

In the quest for China's retail dollars, the "only-child" generation has emerged as the one to watch — and woo.

Fashion Coterie Highlights Fall Hits

Retailers scoured ENK International's Fashion Coterie trade show in search of the next hot item to attract contemporary customers.

Economic Reality Shapes Decisions at WWDMAGIC

Economic challenges compelled retail buyers and exhibitors at WWDMAGIC to hone strategies - from opting for safe merchandise to jumping on rising trends -...

Fear Factor

Vendors look for innovative ways to combat a shaky economy.

Keeping the Faith

Manufacturers come to WWDMAGIC optimistic that they have the right products to attract buyers.

Seeking Uniqueness

A softer economy might be causing retailers to look again at their open-to-buy budgets.

Bold Colors Stand Out at Premiere Classe, Bijorhca

Buyers attending the Premiere Classe and Bijorhca accessories trade shows here predicted that the category will remain the bright spot amid a potential...

People With Pencils

What's on retail wish lists for fall?

Surefire Sellers In Vogue at ASR

In a winter of discontent, retail buyers flocked to the ASR Trade Expo in search of sure back-to-school sellers like denim and fleece, as well as items such...

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