Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Gloomy Forecast for Luxury

New study concludes high-end spending is at record low.

France, U.K., Bon Marche, Kookai, retail

European Retailers Join in Markdown Mania

French and U.K. retailers — including Etam, La Redoute, Marks & Spencer and Selfridges — are adopting aggressive price-cutting tactics.

When Green Is the New Black

Manufacturers and retailers, from Patagonia to LVMH to H&M, increase eco-friendly and sustainable practices.

Las Vegas, retail, Hermes, Bally, recession

Retail Fear and Closings in Las Vegas

Downturn marks new phase in the evolution of Las Vegas evolution.

market, capitalization, goodwill, impairment, valuations, buyers, earnings

Falling Market Caps Add to Uncertainty

Earnings, financing arrangements and stock listings put at risk.

Retail Stocks Fall Hard Tuesday

The S&P Retail Index ended Tuesday down 2.4 percent.

milan, armani, jil sander, burberry, cavalli, dolce & gabbana, prada,

Milan Buyers Upbeat, But Thrifty

Retailer buyers appreciated the sexy and strong silhouettes on the Milan runways.

nicky hilton, michelle trachtenberg, jessica stroup, nicole miller

Fashion Crowd Buckles Down on Spending

Showgoers in Bryant Park, from the fashion set to heiress Nicky Hilton, discover frugality.

Web Sites 'Out' Deadbeat Stores

Vendors are anonymously posting their gripes about retail accounts on sites like

General Growth Debt Deadline Extended

Debt payments still loom for the real estate giant General Growth, which has a portfolio of more than 200 malls.

Cash Remains King for Credit Ratings

Fitch study finds outside funding harder to come by.

Obama, inauguration, Commander Salamander

Washington Stores Expect Boost From Obama

Inaugural events and crowds will bring in sales to retailers in Washington, D.C.

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