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The Register NorthJersey.com
Hard sell: Retailers rough patch may be new realitybecause America’s malls grew up around department stores, and failing departmen
Hard sell: Retailers rough patch may be new reality
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
because America’s malls grew up around department stores, and failing department stores usually mean failing malls. Ken Perkins, who has been tracking retail results for the past dozen years as president of Retail Metrics, said it is... Read more
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Newsmax
Battered Retail Industry Gets Lift From Wal-Mart, Apparel Chainsrecession in 2008. They climbed as much as 9.5 percent to $69.17. “Its amazing
Battered Retail Industry Gets Lift From Wal-Mart, Apparel Chains
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
recession in 2008. They climbed as much as 9.5 percent to $69.17. “Its amazing what a difference a week can make,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics. “Last week, it was doom and gloom — the sky is falling, retail is done and finished... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mart profit down, U.S. sales upalong and doing the day-in, day-out things that it needs to do to execute its l
Mart profit down, U.S. sales up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
along and doing the day-in, day-out things that it needs to do to execute its long-term strategy," Morningstar analyst Ken Perkins said. "But I would say longer term, the story still needs time to play out. Wal-Mart is making some pretty... Read more
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The Columbian
Battered retail industry gets boost from Wal-Mart, apparel chainsrecession in 2008. They climbed as much as 9.5 percent to $69.17. “Its amazing
Battered retail industry gets boost from Wal-Mart, apparel chains
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
recession in 2008. They climbed as much as 9.5 percent to $69.17. “Its amazing what a difference a week can make,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics. “Last week, it was doom and gloom — the sky is falling, retail is done and finished... Read more
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10d
The Martinsburg Journal
Outlook dims for mall icons as online shopping intensifiesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
Outlook dims for mall icons as online shopping intensifies
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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10d
Denton Record-Chronicle
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall stores
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
TribLIVE
Despite solid retail sales growth, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
Despite solid retail sales growth, outlook dims for mall stores
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
Houston Chronicle
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall stores
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
Finance and Commerce
As online shopping surges, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
As online shopping surges, outlook dims for mall stores
Finance and Commerce / Posted 11 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
Orange County Register
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall stores
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
CNBC
Retail meltdown: Where it's safe to go shoppingstores. Thomson Reuters forecasts predict these two companies will report low-s
Retail meltdown: Where it's safe to go shopping
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
stores. Thomson Reuters forecasts predict these two companies will report low-single-digit comparable sales gains. Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, told CNBC Thursday he would be "much more alarmed" about retail and the state of... Read more
11d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall storesAcross the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were befor
As online shopping intensifies, outlook dims for mall stores
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
Across the country, households are more reluctant to spend than they were before Great Recession struck in late 2007. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that incomes have been rising only tepidly despite a stronger job... Read more
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11d
Denver Post
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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12d
The China Post
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains: Commerce Departmentso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains: Commerce Department
The China Post / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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12d
The Champaign News-Gazette
U.S. retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
U.S. retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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12d
Arkansas Business
US Retail Sales Show Solid Gain Despite Woes at Store Chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US Retail Sales Show Solid Gain Despite Woes at Store Chains
Arkansas Business / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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12d
Orange County Register
U.S. retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
U.S. retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America’s major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans’ incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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12d
The Seattle Times
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America’s major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans’ incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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12d
Boston Herald
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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Philly.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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Salon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsas Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
as Amazon.com and thereby sapping traffic from the large retailers that anchor America's major malls. At the same time, Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, notes that Americans' incomes are rising only tepidly despite an improving... Read more
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The News & Observer
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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Brandon Sun
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chainsso much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com
US retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 days ago
so much as shifting their purchases toward online retailers such as Amazon.com and sapping traffic from traditional malls. Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics, a research firm, suggested one reason for the malaise among traditional store chains: Incomes... Read more
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The Signal
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings seasonby others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are bein
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings season
The Signal / Posted 12 days ago
by others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are being very selective in their spending," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. "The economy is not likely to get much stronger so... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Macy’s opens the retail earnings season with a clunkby others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. “Consumers are bein
Macy’s opens the retail earnings season with a clunk
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
by others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. “Consumers are being very selective in their spending,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, a retail-research firm. “The economy is not likely to get much stronger so... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings seasonby others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are bein
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings season
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
by others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are being very selective in their spending," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. "The economy is not likely to get much stronger so... Read more
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TheStreet.com
PVH Stock Declines on Macy's Weakness, Jim Cramer's Viewview Macy's outlook as an indication that consumers aren't spending now and don
PVH Stock Declines on Macy's Weakness, Jim Cramer's View
TheStreet.com / Posted 13 days ago
view Macy's outlook as an indication that consumers aren't spending now and don't plan on spending any time soon, Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, told Bloomberg. "PVH gets beaten up by Macy's all the time," TheStreet's Jim... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings seasonby others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are bein
With a clunk, Macy's opens the retail earnings season
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
by others seemed to catch up even with a sector superstar. "Consumers are being very selective in their spending," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. "The economy is not likely to get much stronger so... Read more
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CNBC
Macy's investors, brace yourselves for another rough quartershare, operating income, revenue and comparable sales — in what would be a disa
Macy's investors, brace yourselves for another rough quarter
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
share, operating income, revenue and comparable sales — in what would be a disappointing kickoff to the new fiscal year. Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, said Macy's is expected to earn 38 cents a share in the recently ended quarter when... Read more
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The Middletown Press
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
The Middletown Press / Posted 17 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They were too caught up in the promotions,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. • The changing mall: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
L Brands' weak April sales report disappoints Wall Streetwas "a rare disappointing monthly" comparable store report for L Brands in "a d
L Brands' weak April sales report disappoints Wall Street
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
was "a rare disappointing monthly" comparable store report for L Brands in "a difficult month" for most retailers, said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, a retail research firm. Sales for the month increased to $737.5 million, up from... Read more
20d
The Seattle Times
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They were too caught up in the promotions,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, a retail research firm. The changing mall: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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The Columbian
Target faces backlash over stance allowing transgender bathroomsreputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means
Target faces backlash over stance allowing transgender bathrooms
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
reputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means that a brand is in trouble. However, Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm, says that in the long run, Target’s stance could... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathroomsreputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
reputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means that a brand is in trouble. However, Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm, says that in the long run, Target's stance could... Read more
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CNBC
4 reasons why bankrupt Aeropostale lost its coolas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why bankrupt Aeropostale lost its cool
CNBC / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, a retail research firm. - THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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Everett Herald
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn�t get shoppers to buy the clothes. �They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
Everett Herald / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn�t get shoppers to buy the clothes. �They were too caught up in the promotions,� said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm.THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. - THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. - THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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Salon.com
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn’t get shoppers to buy the clothes. “They were too caught up in the promotions,” said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. — THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. 1. THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale lost its cool with shoppers
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. 1. THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. 1. THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
111 related stories
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppersas 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They
4 reasons why Aeropostale has lost its cool with shoppers
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
as 70 percent off because they couldn't get shoppers to buy the clothes. "They were too caught up in the promotions," said Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm. 1. THE CHANGING MALL: Aeropostale and other retailers... Read more
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20d
The Morning Call
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathroomsreputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
reputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means that a brand is in trouble. However, Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm, says that in the long run, Target's stance could... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathroomsreputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means
Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
reputation fall 10 points to 74 over the past two weeks. A score below 70 means that a brand is in trouble. However, Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics LLC, a retail research firm, says that in the long run, Target's stance could... Read more
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