Do Department Stores Make Money?

Part of the reason why retailers such as Penney’s, Sears, Macy’s and Dillard’s are having a hard time maintaining revenue growth is that they have fewer customers. The percentage of middle class families in the population of every state of the Union shrank between 2000 and 2013, research from the Pew Charitable Trust indicates.

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Falling Apparel Sales Show Income Inequality Hurting Retailers

It looks as if basic retail and our economy could be in serious trouble. The present economic policies in the United States are not looking good and need to be changed now before we see large-scale collapse in many sectors.

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Retail Recovery Not at Department Stores

It looks as if holiday shopping season 2014 could be something of a bust. That means 2015 could become a very ugly year for department stores with lots of store closings, cutbacks, restructuring, layoffs, and losses. The retail recovery could be turning into a retail apocalypse for the department store industry.

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