• What to Watch: The Retail Upheaval

    19 days ago - By WWD

    Last year's robust holiday season hasn't made retailers any less worried about the near-term future.
    There's widespread concern on the toll fourth-quarter discounting and online growth took on margins and whether the volatile stock market, political unrest, tariffs and recession rumors derail the heady consumer spending seen through most of 2018. Also, Americans are carrying more debt on homes, cars and student loans, which could also slow spending as interest rates rise.
    While online operations continue to accelerate revenues, they pose greater strains on package carriers and their...
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