The Hottest Trend in Retail
Jun 17th 2012 12:37PM
Updated Jun 17th 2012 12:38PM
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A hot new trend is driving the retail sector -- but unless you're a teenage girl, you may not be aware of it yet. It's called "fast fashion," and a few key retailers are getting in on this lucrative game. Markedly different from more traditional retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, or even Target, this new breed of retailer enjoys an extremely low-cost business model and is seeing incredible growth.
Two of the most exciting "fast fashion" retailers are Rue21 and Body Central. Should you add these retailers to your Watchlist?
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