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Forecasts and Analysis


Louis Vuitton, Hermès Lead Secondhand Luxury Sales

According to a study by Exane BNP Paribas and the e-tailer Instant Luxe, online players in the vintage fashion sector are growing quickly.

Report: Wider Income Gap Between U.S. Consumers

For the fashion apparel industry, the impact of broadening inequality and stagnant wages is cause for concern.

NPD: 15 Percent of Consumers Plan to Spend More on Holiday Shopping Versus a Year Ago

While the majority of consumers plan to keep their holiday spending at the same level as a year ago, a higher percentage plan to spend more this year.

Unilever Rinse. Recycle. Reimagine.

Unilever, Inditex, H&M, L’Oréal Rank High in Supply Chain Study

Inditex and H&M ranked second and third, behind Unilever.

Mobile Commerce Continues Rapid Growth

Shopping on a mobile phone or tablet will dominate in the next few years. Despite this trend, many shopping categories have yet to capitalize on this growth.

Muslim Travelers Spent $36 Billion Shopping in 2014

A new study by Mastercard and CrescentRating found that Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore were top destinations.

Matthew Berglass, Kara Council, and Johanna Murphy

C-Suite Leaders Must Be Focused on the Customer

To be successful, executives need digital and business skills.

Jason Korosec

MasterCard Execs Urge Shift to Consumer-Centric Model

When it comes to analyzing big data generated at retail, one emerging trend is abundantly evident: the customer experience has evolved.

Weighing Business Impact of Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Experts believe the crisis will have little impact on consumer behavior in the short-term, but might if it continues for some time.