The downturn among misses’ specialty store retailers, which began almost 18 months ago, might lag an eventual recovery because there are few signs of workable strategies to reinvigorate the category, analysts said.
The Baby Boomer customers, part of a postwar generation that grew accustomed to continuous changes in style, are shopping for value at mass retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. For fashion, they are going to department stores that are offering compelling deals.
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