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Forecasts and Analysis

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LVMH, Richemont Top List of Biggest Fashion Firms by Market Cap

The fashion apparel, accessories and luxury goods segment is big business – really big.

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Solid Fundamentals to Propel U.S. Market

While there are some red flags, economists say the U.S. is in fairly good shape heading into 2016.

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Think Tank: Why ‘Smart’ Women Are the Future of Apparel

So who will be shaping the future of the apparel industry? The surprising answer: “smart” women. Allow me to explain.

Yelp Small Business Survey Finds Optimistic Retailers

Yelp said 85 percent of those polled “expect their revenues to grow in 2016, estimating an increase of 26 percent growth in the year ahead.”

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Emerging Markets Weakness Could Threaten Global Economy, Analyst Says

Retrenchment in China along with weakness in emerging markets severely can hurt the U.S. economy.

Shoppers Spending Closer to Christmas, Cardlytics Report Says

Fewer shoppers are waiting in line for Black Friday door busters.

Millennials Still Enjoy Black Friday Deals, Survey Shows

Millennials still believe in Black Friday, and feel it’s the best sale day of the season.

Black Friday Gains Online Steam as Mobile Use Rises

After crunching data from 200 retailers and over 60 million Web transactions during last year’s holiday shopping season, Criteo discovered that Black Friday has emerged as a key online event.

Fair Fashion Center Launches E-commerce, Database Sustainability Programs

After launching earlier this year, the Fair Fashion Research Center at Glasgow Caledonian University New York is rolling out two programs in line with its goal of proving the case for sustainable business practices in the industry.