Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Teen Titans

The top 10 specialty store chains where female teenagers say they shopped over the past 12 months.

Poised for Growth

The top 10 U.S. metro areas ranked by projected strength of their retail markets.

As Designer Sales Lag, Retailers Fret Fashion In Need of Some Fixing

Another season of shows ended earlier this month, during which retailers and editors had the chance to see thousands of looks come down the runways.

Print Dresses, Colored Trenches Top Spring Sales

Retailers may be worried about the economy and Wall Street's woes, but the arrival of spring fashions should offer some hope.

Red Flag for Luxury: Saks, Neiman's Rise, But Worries Set In

Saks Inc. and Neiman Marcus Group reported healthy quarters, but the U.S.' top two luxury chains admitted they're feeling the recession.

Retailers: Contemporary Brands Need Innovation

The report cards are in, and merchants say the contemporary market needs fresh styles and more price awareness for fall.

Target 4th-Quarter Earnings Fall 8.2%

Breaking up isn't that hard to do after all - according to Target Corp.

Macy's Net Gains as Sales Slump

Macy's Inc., managing its way through negative sales trends and merger issues, posted fourth-quarter results that by some measures surpassed the competition.

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.

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