Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
Wal-Mart's shares tumble on a weak outlook. That means other store chains are also vulnerable.
The luxury retailer reported $1 billion in third-quarter revenue, a 59% increase from a year earlier.
Performance in the first month of the year generally offers a pretty good indication about what's to come.
The luxury retailer may be losing touch with its identity and its core customer base. Can international growth make up for its domestic headwinds?
The luxury retailer reported a steep drop in North American sales, which dragged on overall performance in its recent quarter.
These stocks could make sharp moves in the next few days, meaning well-timed action can reap big rewards.
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