Prosper Insights & Analytics recently released the Holiday 2013 Retail Winners & Losers at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference. Pam Goodfellow, principal analyst, presented a list of select retailers along with emerging holiday trends. For Morgan Stanley’s video recap, please click on the image below.
Worthington, OH – November 19, 2013
Prosper Insights & Analytics, a leading provider of advanced business intelligence, released the Holiday 2013 Retail Winners & Losers at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference today. Pam Goodfellow, principal analyst for the firm, presented a list of select retailers along with emerging holiday trends.
The terms “winners” and “losers” are relative with consumer spending expected to be down this year. While 2013 is the first holiday season that is Continue reading
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