Specialty apparel retailers are in focus after Express issues a harsh downward revision for Q3...

|By:, SA News Editor

Specialty apparel retailers are in focus after Express issues a harsh downward revision for Q3 sales and profit. Though the development could be more closely related to a misfiring Express selling strategy than a sector warning, it still highlights the difficulty of hitting the 20-to-30-year old demographic head on with fashion lines. On watch: rue21 (RUE), Zumiez (ZUMZ), Pacific Sunwear (PSUN).