Trends and Analysis

Retail

Trends and Analysis

Russia Challenges France in Shopping Centers

The world's largest country leapfrogged over the U.K. to come second in a new ranking by Cushman & Wakefield.

NRF: Thanksgiving Shoppers Will Be Picky

Consumers are going to force retailers to work even harder to pull them into the stores during the holiday weekend.

Americas at Forefront of Growing Retail Property Market

According to Cushman & Wakefield’s report, New York’s Fifth Avenue is the world’s most expensive retail location.

Europe's Luxury Sector Enters Subdued Era

Bernstein Research predicts mid single-digit growth through 2018.

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U.S. Cold Snap Deepens Concerns Over Holiday

The coldest temperatures since the winter of 2013 blew through the Northeast and Midwest last weekend.

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The United States of Luxury

With the Chinese market cooling and Europe in the doldrums, the U.S. is looking more like the luxury El Dorado it used to be.

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Holiday Blues Already? Stores' Worries Grow

U.S. retailers' fight for the consumer’s dollar is only getting more heated as the push for holiday sales is already reaching a frenzy.

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Early and Aggressive Promotional Climate Has Retailers on Edge

With two weeks until Thanksgiving, executives are feeling uncertain about the looming holiday season and frazzled after what’s been an up-and-down 2014.

China's Singles' Day Set to Break Records

The largest one-day e-tail event in the world has morphed into an all-encompassing discounting spree.

Fears Grow Over West Coast Ports as Comps Hit

Retailers already concerned about weak demand as they head into the critical holiday season have a new concern: limited supply.

ICSC: Weekly Sales Sputter

Year-over-year gain smallest since early April.

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