NEW YORK — The quest for fresh merchandise had a renewed vigor at the November market, as the sluggish economy continues to batter retail and wholesale businesses, and consumers hold on to their disposable income.
Retailers are continuing to cautiously analyze which lines of business for spring-summer can be expanded or discontinued. Merchants are looking for products, brands and items that will differentiate them from competitors.
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