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A number of retailers are feeling the heat after American Eagles Outfitters reports a rough...

A number of retailers are feeling the heat after American Eagles Outfitters reports a rough start to 2013. Though the retailer blamed weather for its downbeat outlook for the current quarter, retail analysts can't help but wonder if teenager clothing is falling on the wrong side of the discretionary vs. non-discretionary spending line. Decliners: ZUMZ -1.8%, ANF -1.0%, URBN -2.2%, ARO -2.4%, BKE -1.0%.
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  • movies555
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    Is this really surprising with that age group?
    6 Mar 2013, 01:53 PM Reply Like
  • kjmo1n
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    There is zero comparison between the Urban customer and the American Eagle customer. I have been in both stores.
    6 Mar 2013, 03:13 PM Reply Like
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