Trends and Analysis

Retail

Trends and Analysis

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April Comps Seen as Anticlimactic

International Council of Shopping Centers expects last month’s comps to come in “flat to down slightly.”

Loeb Predicts 4 Percent Sales Growth for Year

Retail consultant Walter Loeb of Loeb Associates expects sales to rise 4 percent for the year, with the growth primarily in the second half.

Giorgio Armani, Chloe, Burberry, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Tory Burch, Eileen Fisher,

Fashion Industry Cautiously Stages a Comeback

WWD looks at companies from Chanel to Givenchy, Eileen Fisher to Juicy Couture, as they plan postrecession business strategies.

Retail Stocks Tumble Tuesday

S&P Retail Index tumbles on Greek debt concerns.

Retail Stocks Rise 1.7% Monday

Consumer strength is aiding the retail sector, pushing the S&P Retail Index up yesterday.

Panelists Discuss Inflation Concerns

Rising raw material and labor costs overseas could put a crimp in the nation’s retail recovery.

bill detwiler, marie driscoll, eric beder, S&P retail index, express, ipo, PVH, hilfiger

Consumer Spending Draws Investors

Retail stocks are trading at levels that have not been seen since October 2007.

Retail Stocks Rebound Thursday

Unemployment data helps lift stocks as S&P 500 retakes 1,200.

Retail Stocks Fall 0.6% Wednesday

European markets fall Wednesday as S&P downgrades Spain.

Sadove Cites Fragility of Economic Rebound

Stephen I. Sadove, chairman and chief executive officer of Saks Inc., is cautioning against “overexuberance.”

U.S. Retail Stocks Down Sharply

Greek debt fears send chills through markets.

portugal, greece, The Conference Board, Consumer Confidence Index, andrew fitzpatrick, hinsdale associates, S&P retail index, lynn franco, conference board

Greece, Portugal Concerns Roil Market

Consumer confidence lifted this month, but retail stocks dropped on worries about Greece and Portugal.

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