Trends and Analysis
Niche brands, celebrity lines and small companies seen as fragile.
— Jan 5, 2009
After Christmas, returns, rummaging through racks and racks of discounted apparel and self-purchasing ruled the day.
— Dec 29, 2008
More than half of consumers are spending less on holiday shopping this year, according to a recent survey by Consumer Reconnaissance Inc.
— Dec 17, 2008
Cash is the metric of the moment.
— Dec 10, 2008
According to a recent study, retail finance executives took unprecedented steps to limit damage to their holiday businesses, and they’re ready to go further.
— Dec 9, 2008
Impact of financial crisis on buying appetites.
— Dec 1, 2008
Disappointing earnings and trimmed forecasts drive down S&P Retail Index nearly 10% for week.
— Nov 14, 2008