Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Ledbury Sees Ukraine Impact as Short Term

The Ukrainian crisis will result in “only a short-term drop” in luxury spending in London, according to a note by Ledbury Research.

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Chinese Embrace Local Web Sites

Chinese consumers spend almost no time on the official e-commerce sites of brands, instead seeking product information on social media platforms.

Teen Retailers Face Parental Disapproval

Results from a new survey by YouGov BrandIndex could hardly have given merchants at the stores cause for optimism.

Millennials Eager to Shop, Reluctant to Buy

A growing web of digitally connected Millennials is putting engagement with products, brands and services ahead of their actual purchasing.

NPD: Women's Apparel Sales Up 3.7% in 2013

Online purchases, outerwear and tailored merchandise pace sales gains.

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Industry's New Millstone: Currency Fluctuation

The currency bogeyman is back, and has plans to wreak increasing havoc on European luxury — and high-street — companies’ global revenues.

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Retail Stocks Slip Along With March Sales

Retail sales last month fared worse than the shift in the timing of Easter could explain, touching off concerns about first-quarter inventories and margins.

Global Fur Trade on the Rise

According to a study from Pricewaterhouse Coopers Italy, the market has now been valued at more than $40 billion worldwide.

Apparel Stores Add Jobs

Overall unemployment rate remains flat.

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Prism Skylabs' Steve Russell Discusses Retail Technology

According to Russell, technology that already exists in stores can generate data to ultimately boost the bottom line.

Japanese Shoppers Stock Up at Dept. Stores Before Tax Hike

Retailers saw their March comps grow at a double-digit pace as consumers rushed to make purchases before the tax hike went into effect on Tuesday.

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In Demand in Contemporary: What's Selling for Spring

Jumpsuits and crop tops have emerged as bestsellers in contemporary departments at major department and specialty stores.

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