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Sep
02

Teen Retail: Old Guard May Not Cut it in New World

originally published on August 22 2014 Teen retailers have been in a death spiral for years now, yet recently the street has decided that fewer bad results are the new good. Take American Eagle (AEO), for example. Comps declined 7% this quarter and gross margins were down ONLY 40 basis points. Most surprising, the company issued guidance …

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Jul
31

Target new CEO; Clear the Decks and Target May Hit a Bullseye

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What happened to the days when the company was a fashion leader and had differentiated merchandising collections? Simply put the company has started to blend into the discount landscape with promotions and less compelling offerings