Retailers reporting September same-store sales on Thursday may finally have something to cheer about, although perhaps not too enthusiastically.
A shift to a later Labor Day and back-to-school season are likely to carry a hefty benefit, analysts said. Still, despite easier comparisons as retailers “anniversary” last September’s financial crisis, some experts worry consumers’ miserly mentality will not ease up, making for a slow turnaround and tepid holiday.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"