Trends and Analysis


Trends and Analysis

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Men's Wear Drives Up Apparel Prices in July

Meanwhile, prices for women’s apparel fell 1.3 percent, according to the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index.

ICSC Says Apparel Drove Weekly Sales

Year-on-year sales rise 3.5% while sequential results fall 1.3%.

Tourists Buy Less Luxury in Europe

Analysts report a 5.7 percent drop in tourist spending for July.

Department Store Sales Fell in July

Overall retail sales in the economy remained flat.

Digital Coupons Influencing Purchase Behavior

The survey provided recommendations to retailers on how to best leverage consumer behavior from digital coupons to cross-selling in the physical store.

ICSC Says Weekly Sales Trend Slows

Sequential change from prior week lands in negative territory.

New Retail Mecca: Lower Manhattan

With sweeping transformation hitting the area, retailing is gaining promise and getting pricier.

Gender, Demographics Influence Mobile Sales

Millennial and Gen X women are most likely to use a smartphone or tablet to make purchases, while 81 percent of Boomers prefer a desktop or laptop.

Retail Titans Take to Air

A group of retail chief executive officers spoke separately on Bloomberg Radio’s “Titans of Retail” show Friday.

Ann Inc. Warning Raises Missy Concerns

Retailer’s second-quarter troubles shift spotlight from better same-store sales in July.

Consumer Discretionary Turns Hot With ETFs Showing Biggest Shift

Money is starting to flood into exchange-traded funds that focus on media and retail companies.

South Korea July Consumption Recovers

South Korea's key private consumption indicators improved in July giving Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan an early boost.

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