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Promotions Helped Lift October Comp Sales Above Estimates

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New York—Political gridlock, a government shutdown and fears that the United States would default helped to deflate consumer … [Read more...]

September Comp Sales “Sluggish” as Consumer Confidence Wanes

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New York—A drop in consumer confidence, warmer temperatures, and lack of a fashion must have resulted in September comparable … [Read more...]

Costco Q4 Profit Misses on Slower Sales, Costs Rise

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Issaquah, WA—In a rare miss, Costco Wholesale Corp., the largest warehouse club, reported Wednesday that its fourth quarter profit … [Read more...]

Economists Call August Comp Store Sales Lackluster

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New York—While all the remaining retailers who report monthly sales figures have yet to report them, the tally from economists so … [Read more...]

Survey: Has Target Canada Disappointed Shoppers?

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Toronto—Expanding internationally is always challenging, but Target may be running into some unanticipated difficulties with its … [Read more...]

July Retail Comps Miss—Concern for Back to School Sales?

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New York—American consumers continued to look for bargains and held off spending on fall and back-to-school purchases in … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Articles to Recall

Legendary model Lauren Hutton appears in Lucky Brands' Fall '13 ad campaign

New York—We learned a lot about luxury this week. LVMH and Kering, two of the largest luxurygoods conglomerates, reported their … [Read more...]

Most Likely to Succeed Brands? Costco, Movado, Michael Kors, Coach

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Vancouver—What’s ahead of some high profile brands who take special care in building relationships with consumers? Well, according … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—Shoes and handbags--which most women say they just can’t get enough of--were very much in the news this week.In a … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Alleges “Bait and Switch” in Costco Handbag Ad

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—The Michael Kors brand has always been about jet setters: apparel and accessories that seem like the accoutrements of the … [Read more...]

June Retail Comps: Best Since January

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New York—While fewer than a dozen major retailers, accounting for some 6% of the $2.4 trillion in U. S. retail sales, still report … [Read more...]

2013 Top 100 Retailers List Shows Continued Industry Growth

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Washington–In the race to make it to the top, many of the same retailers scored among the Top 10 in the 2013 Top 100 Retailers … [Read more...]