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Oct
21

URBN: Fast Fashion is the Icing on the Cake

Urban Outfitters (URBN) just became the poster child for how a company should not to manage expectations after it has reduced guidance only a few weeks after an investor day. On Thursday night Urban reported that comparable-store sales have remained negative into October. That shouldn’t come as a surprise if you’ve actually visited any Urban store during the …

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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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Jun
21

SW June European Store Tour Report-Early, Late or Stubborn? (ANF,COH,KORS,GPS,GES and more)

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London sales launched in June. And if you are not 30-50% off you are not in the game. Our comprehensive June report tells you who was early, who was late, where the highest promos are taking place, traffic reports. You can’t afford to miss the European part of the equation. Former US Retail sell-side veteran …

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