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Retailers’ Interest in Outlet Stores

For many traditional retailers, outlet stores have become an essential part of their overall store strategy mix. Here’s why. According to Kyle Stock, writing for Businessweek: “High-end department stores are slumming … sort of. At pricey apparel retailers such as Neiman … Continue reading

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Declining Consumer Interest in Fast Fashion?

Are consumers growing tired of “fast fashion,” quickly reproduced items sold at lower prices than the originals? Roya Wolverson, reporting for Time, notes that: “Last year, discount meccas like Dollar General and Dollar Tree scrambled to expand into hundreds of … Continue reading

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Not a Marriage Made in Heaven: When Class Meets Mass

Neiman Marcus is a leading higher-end retail chain that offers “upscale assortments of apparel, accessories, jewelry, beauty, and decorative home products to the affluent consumer.” Through its Last Call division, the firm sells merchandise in an outlet store format (and … Continue reading

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