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Tuesday Retail Linkfest

Tue, May 31, 1:32 PM ET, by RetailSails.com


  • ‘Lifestyle’ shopping centers showing new signs of life: Hurt badly in the recession, these upscale suburban and exurban developments fashioned as instant downtowns are seeing more interest and fewer vacancies (Chicago Tribune)
  • How Social Shoppers Share Local Deals (eMarketer)
  • The New Window Shopping: Retailers Offer Apps With a Catalog Feel (NY Times)
  • Play a Game, Buy a Dress: HSN Adds Online ‘Arcade,’ Combining Activities Popular With Its Core Audience (WSJ)
  • Private labels are back in fashion: Retailers protect margins with in-house brands (Crain’s NY)
  • Consumer Confidence Declined Sharply in May on apprehension about future business and labor market conditions as well as their income prospects (Conference Board)
  • Store Closing Rates Drop 36% in the 1st Quarter but Retailers Should Remain Cautious (RIS News)
  • Catching Up to the Shopper Revolution: Shoppers have gained the edge on retailers in technology adoption for perhaps the first time (CRM Buyer)
  • Consumers Make Up For Lost Time This Father's Day As Spending is Expected to Reach $11.1 Billion (NRF)
  • Ample growth opportunities, a ready customer base and untapped profit potential have more U.S. retailers setting their sights on Canada (MarketWatch)
  • Next wave of mobile marketing: NFC, QR codes and location-based technology (Mobile Marketer)
  • Fashion brands say “Made in America” label boosts profits (Bloomberg)

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