In post-nineties, post 9/11 apparel retailings, only the nimblest and most focused can expect to gain.
There’s a tendency to idealize the late Nineties, when apparel sales were growing at a solid clip and stores seemed able to profitably fund endless expansion. Resources and retailers look back to that time and wonder when the current slump will end and the high growth days return.
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