Same-store sales may continue to tumble, but that’s not preventing specialty retailers from continuing to explore opportunities to identify and build new markets during the downturn.
Speakers came to this week’s Piper Jaffray retail conference in New York loaded with stories about what they’re doing to cut costs and inventories, but several also shared their ideas on how best to take advantage of the Internet and secondary markets and fine-tune merchandising and marketing strategies, including private label, to cope with the transformed retail landscape.
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