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Trends and Analysis

NRF: Easter Apparel Spending Expected to Increase

Individual spending for holiday seen rising 2.3 percent to $140.62.

Isaac Lagnado Revives Tactical Retail Solutions

Isaac Lagnado is reviving his Tactical Retail Solutions branding and market research practice following a foray into the “luxe” domain.

Terry Lundgren

Terry J. Lundgren Conference Agenda Set

Headliners include Terry J. Lundgren, Margo Georgiadis, Annie Young-Scrivner, Kip Tindell, and Calvin McDonald.

‘Micropolitan’ Areas Offer Retail Growth Potential

Batavia serves as the heart of a U.S. Census Bureau designation that covers Genesee County and is known as a “Micropolitan Statistical Area.”

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Retail Shines on Twitter

The retail industry is more active on Twitter than most industries.

Après Ramy Brook, an ath-leisure collection, was launched for spring.

Stores Hope Spring Heats Up Sales

With the weather breaking, an early Easter and some pent-up consumer demand for spring goods, stores are betting on a lift in business in the coming weeks.

A view of shoppers outside of the Cartier store in Shanghai's IFC mall.

Luxury Brands Suffer This Chinese New Year

New data from Hong Kong show that January sales sank to lows not seen since 2003 as tourist spending fell in the month building up to Chinese New Year.

Weekly Sales Feel Winter’s Chill

Sales flat from prior week, up 1.8 percent versus 2014 counterpart.

Retailers Not Buoyed by Economic Gains

Gas prices and unemployment are down and the stock market is up — but retailers just aren't feeling they'll see much of a lift in business this year.