Moody's Investors Service has reported US retail remains stable, despite lower operating income expectations. While certain retailers have been hit hard, they account for a small part of the overall US retail landscape.
Hermes , the French label known for its $10,000 (7,572.89 pounds) - plus Birkin and Kelly bags, plans to add two leather goods workshops in France by 2020 to meet a recovery in demand for luxury goods.
Malls have spent a reported $8 billion on renovations to distance themselves from traditional retail outlets. Trends include renaming properties, and adding entertainment and residential features for secondary use.
Belstaff's new owner Ineos is one of Britain's lowest-profile but largest companies and its previous fashion links were non-existent. But it has the deep pockets and dynamic management the brand wants.
U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.