Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Retailers Focus on the Positive Going Into '15

As they head into a new year, U.S. retailers have a degree of momentum they haven’t seen since 2007.

Consumer Confidence Rebounds in December

The present-situation index is now at its highest level since February 2008.

Giant Malls Are Reshaping Indonesia’s Surabaya

Several tall construction cranes are at work, expanding the already large shopping mall Tunjungan Plaza in the center of Surabaya.

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Nairobi Sees String of New Malls Opening

Construction of several huge new malls is on target, and several major retail stores that are there are rapidly expanding.

Weak Women's Business Poses Margin Dilemma

Profit margins are at serious risk of becoming the first casualty in the ongoing battle for market share.

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Holiday Selling Spikes Late in the Game

Retailers pulled off a pretty good holiday season after all, despite an erratic eight weeks of highs and lows, markdown mania and margin uncertainty.

Japanese Retailers Gearing Up for New Year's Sales

Many stores are pulling out all the stops and planning elaborate promotions for one of the year’s busiest shopping periods.

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Retailers Hope to Rally as Ho-Hum Season Nears End

The season is coming down to the wire and retailers are holding out hope.

ICSC: Weekly Sales Gain, More Shopping Ahead

Seasonal shopping completion rate down to 74.8 percent.

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Saturday Seemed Super, But Season Might Not Be

Super Saturday proved to be the biggest shopping day of the year yet did little to change the modest outlook for the holiday season.

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Digital Boom Kickstarts Holiday Delivery Rush

Retailers racked up strong e-commerce sales last week as holiday shipping cutoffs approached.

Saturday Could Reclaim Yule Supremacy

Black Friday might be knocked off its perch as the top sales day of the year.

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