Shares of Body Central (BODY) fall apart, down 12.5% premarket, after the retailer lowers its...

|About: Body Central Corp. (BODY-OLD)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Body Central (BODY) fall apart, down 12.5% premarket, after the retailer lowers its outlook for Q3 as sales slump and higher markdowns undercut profitability. The action follows a broader theme in retail of shoppers shying away from higher-end and specialty stores in favor of mid-priced department stores.