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Forecasts and Analysis

Economist Says U.S. Consumer Spending Is About To ‘Surge’

It appears household are opting to save the extra cash they're getting at the gas tank rather than spend it on goods and services.

Study: Online Apparel Yields Strong Multiple Sales

HookLogic survey finds high conversion rates, average sales.

Italy Fashion Industry Forecasts 1.6% Growth

The positive trend seen in January is expected to strengthen in the coming months.

Brand Keys: Gap Grows Between What Customers Want and What Brands Deliver

J. Crew, Nike, Marshall’s and TJ Maxx, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Whole Foods,, Costco and Dick’s topped the survey.

Gas Savings Seen Boosting Fashion, Eventually

A Jefferies survey found that 55 percent of people expect to spend their savings from the pump on discretionary purchases.

Industry Figures Caught Up in Swiss Bank Leaks

The individuals whose accounts are listed range from Valentino Garavani and Diane von Furstenberg to Elle Macpherson.

Study Analyzes Firms’ Profit by Segment

Wells Fargo analyst team quantifies weakness at Urban Outfitters.

January Comps Surpass Expectations

Stores helped by easy weather-related comparisons from 2014 month.

Germans Expected to Spend More in 2015

GFK research suggests consumption to grow 1.5 percent in 2015.