Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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ICSC: Signs of Autumn Boost Apparel Sales

Chain store sales up 3.8 percent from 2013 week but down sequentially.

Luxury Seen Growing 2% in 2014

The luxury goods sector continues to grow, although at a more moderate pace, according to the most recent study by Bain & Co. and Fondazione Altagamma.

German Economic Slowdown Spares Retailers

The country’s fashion sector is so far maintaining its ground — even if it isn’t growing that fast.

Customer Priorities, Store Functions Spell Online Mismatch

OrderDynamics finds few retailers addressing shoppers' leading omnichannel desires.

Scott Tuhy, Moody's, Nordstrom Rack, TJX, Marmaxx, TJ Maxx, Marshall's, Ross Stores, Burlington

Moody's Sees Off-Price Impact Building

Expects channel's market share in apparel and footwear to approach 10% in three years.

september comps, retailers, financial, Gap Global, old navy, bath & body works, Victoria's Secret

September Comps Better Than Expected

Two reports out on Thursday were projecting an uptick in consumer spending for holiday.

H&M, Zara Brand Values on Rise

While tech firms dominated the top 10 of Interbrand’s list of 100 Best Global Brands for 2014, a number of fashion firms also made the list.

SEARS, Sears Holdings Corp., Lands End, J.C. Penney, jcp, penney's, Edward S. Lampert, Lampert, q2, second, quarter, earnings, Ullman, Ron Johnson, William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital, Sephora

Sears and J.C. Penney: Two Different Futures

Though both stocks took hits Wednesday, the retailers seem headed in different directions.

abercrombie, hollister, millennials, jason goldberg, billy may, razorfish, millenial, generation z, a&f

Razorfish and Abercrombie & Fitch Execs on Reaching the Next Digital Generation

Brands must gear up to communicate with the impending Generation Z — that is, those born in 1995 or later — in a shorter and increasingly multimedia way.

michael burgess, hudson's bay co., saks fifth avenue, HBC digital, online strategy,

HBC's Michael Burgess Discusses the Digital Evolution of Department Stores

Retailers are working so hard to get their technology right, because they’re following shoppers as they go online.

ICSC: Weekly Sales Gain

Apparel stores strong while department stores suffer.

NRF Sees Holiday Sales Growth of 4.1%

Increase would top 2013 expansion of 3.1 percent but fall short of post-recession levels.

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