There is a retail bubble — and it’s bursting

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  • The head of Urban Outfitters (URBN) had a blunt, and scary, assessment of the retail situation earlier this week. baskets noires Asics Lyte Jogger During a conference call with analysts on Tuesday, CEO Richard Hayne compared the state of retail to the housing glut last decade that helped bring about the Great Recession. nike buty damskie “Retail square feet per capita in the United States is more than six times that of Europe or Japan. Asics Mexico damskie new balance 577 damskie And this doesn’t count digital commerce,” Hayne said. cheap jordans uk “Our industry, not unlike the housing industry, saw too much square footage capacity added in the 1990s and early 2000s.” “Thousands of new doors opened and rents soared. Colin Kaepernick – Nevada Wolf Pack This created a bubble, and like housing, that bubble has now burst,” he added. New Balance 420 hombre “We are seeing the results: doors shuttering and rents retreating. This trend will continue for the foreseeable future and may even accelerate.” It already is accelerating. Staples (SPLS) announced more store closures on Thursday. It joins a growing list of big retailers that are shutting stores, which includes both Sears and its subsidiary Kmart, Macy’s, JCPenney and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF). Goedkoop Nike Schoenen 2017 goedkoop nike air max 2016 Electronics retailer hhgregg is closing many stores too after filing for bankruptcy this week. Ray Ban Air Jordan 4 Uomo Nike Trainers UK adidas stan smith uomo Wet Seal, American Apparel, Sports Authority and The Limited are closing all their stores after bankruptcy filings. New Balance 373 mÄ™skie Of course, not all retailers are bowled over by Amazon.Walmart, thanks in part to its purchase of e-commerce startup Jet last year, is starting to gain momentum in digital commerce.Shares of Best Buy (BBY) and Costco (COST) are both up this year as well, despite increased competition from both Amazon and Walmart.Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s (LOW) are holding up nicely too.

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  • And there are several mall-based apparel chains that are still doing quite well, most notably fast fashion stalwarts H&M, Zara and Forever 21. asics gel kinsei hombre Nike Air Huarache Pas Cher   But the dominance of Amazon is clearly taking its toll on the weakest links of the retail industry.

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