Forecasts and Analysis


Forecasts and Analysis

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Jeans Market Looks to Reignite Demand

Women’s jeans consumption continues to fall, with retailers working down their inventory positions contributing to a decline in sales.

ICSC: Weekly Sales Trend Slows

Overall sales gain of 2.1% lowest in nearly five months.

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Dark Clouds Grow Over Luxury World

A swarm of question marks is hovering over luxury, spooking brands and investors alike about future growth prospects.

Students and Their Families Drive Chinese Tourist Spending in London

Global Blue said that tax-free spending by visitors from China and Hong Kong was up 10 percent year-on-year in September.

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.

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Moody's Sees Off-Price Impact Building

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

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September Comps Better Than Expected

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

China's Luxury Growth Seen Slowing

Euromonitor report notes that the U.S. remains the largest luxury market.

Ebola Seen as Potential Risk for Luxury

In a research note, Barclays charts analogies to the SARS outbreak and warns of a “short, sharp negative impact.”

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