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November Retails Sales Better then Expected

Retail sales

Black Friday doorbusters and other holiday promotions helped America’s top retailers beat Wall Street’s expectations for November. … [Read more...]

Revised Holiday Sales Forecast US Sales to Rise 3.2%

Holiday Sales

Chicago–Better than expected response to early sales promotions mixed with relatively mild weather throughout the country is … [Read more...]

Report: U.S. Retail Swings to Positive Momentum

Shopping Street

Purchase, NY—Retail sales in October continued a momentum that puts many fashion categories into strong positions heading into the … [Read more...]

Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

Spending Pulse

Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Bluefly posts 2Q Loss Despite Increased Sales

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Despite a swing to an operating loss in its second quarter, online designer fashion retailer Bluefly Inc. has been buoyed by … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

Shopping

New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Mastercard Index Reports Modest June Sales

The SpendingPulse June report found luxurygoods sales fell 3.9% as stock market fluctuations caused affluent consumers to hold back on their spending

Purchase, NY—In its monthly report on consumer spending at retail, MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse reports that sales increased … [Read more...]

Luxury Marketers May Face Leaner Second Quarter

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Stevens, PA--Unity Marketing's Luxury Consumption Index (LCI) fells 9.3 points in April as affluent consumers focus on saving, … [Read more...]