Is the end-of-season sale optimism, short-lived?

Apparel retailers are breathing a sigh of relief with their piled up inventories getting cleared due to a positive end-of-season sale. Though the actual profit figures is yet to be out since the sale season is still on, retailers are happy with the footfall they are receiving compared to the last season. For instance, DLF […]

Retailers book bulk space in malls for better rentals

Several big retailers with a portfolio of top brands under their belt are booking bulk spaces in malls to get a better deal on rentals. Arvind Brands, for instance, has decided to open at least 4-6 brand stores in any mall it chooses to rent to take the benefit of having brands such as Tommy […]

Apparel retailers post improved like-to-like store sales growth

If there is one reason as to why apparel retail companies have seen healthier bottomline this year, it is because of their ‘like-to-like’ (LTL) sales growth from their stores. In other words, led by right product mix and location, sales from each of their stores have shown considerable growth in fiscal 2011-12 as compared to […]