By Lonnie Giamela, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
Although there were some same-store drops among the discount retail players in March, most beat Wall Street expectations and showed that shoppers are continuing to spend despite a less-than-ideal economic climate.
Shoppers surprised analysts in March by spending stronger than expected during the month, despite rising gas prices, cooler-than-normal temperatures and a late Easter.
Sandra Gold Slon, real estate partner, TroyGould
By Eric White, Wren Solutions
By Kenneth H. Marks, founder and managing partner, High Rock Partners
By Giles Sutton, J.D., LL.M, Grant Thornton LLP
By Will Ruiz, managing director, HP Enterprise Services
Retailers’ growth plans in the United States are up 40% over last year’s levels, according to ChainLinks' Retail Advisors Spring 2011 National Retail Report.
By Jon Weber, VP of L.E.K. Consulting