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Trends and Analysis

Weekly Sales Stumble as April Ends

Sequential trend down 0.9 percent while year-on-year sales increase 3.7 percent.

Resale Brand Values on Display in Latest thredUp Report

3rd annual report highlights most-searched for brands, fastest-selling items as online resale and more.

The Milan skyline, with new skyscrapers in the Porta Nuova district

Milan Tops List of Shopping Destinations, Study Finds

According to research by SEA — the operator of the Italian business capital’s principal airports — and consulting firm Pambianco Strategie di Impresa, Milan is the world’s top fashion and luxury goods shopping destination.

Prom Spending Expected to Rise

According to data compiled by Statista, average prom spending dollars declined last year to $978 per household from $1,139 in 2013.

European Consumer Confidence Rises

The consumer climate in Europe significantly improved in the first quarter of 2015, according to the the GfK's Consumer Climate Europe study released Tuesday.

National Retail Federation Forms Research Center

The Washington, D.C.-based trade organization said it has formed the Retail Research and Analysis Center.

Weekly Sales Growth Decelerates

Retail Economist, Goldman Sachs report year-on-year increase of 2.5 percent.

Millennials Demand Better Service

When it comes to customer service and Millennial shoppers, retailers need to step up their game, according to a recent survey from Conversion Research.

Consumer Confidence, Weekly Sales Spring Ahead

Confidence rebounds after fall in February; sequential gain in weekly sales best of year.