That might very well be the takeaway for many when they recall holiday 2012, a period in which even relatively modest expectations for retail sales might not be realized. With just five days to go before Christmas, the holiday forecasts of a few months ago are beginning to appear a bit more hopeful than realistic, even allowing for the usual optimism that works its way into retailers’ consciences when the subject turns to the fourth quarter.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)