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Description: Luring young shoppers into traditional teenage clothing stores has become a tough sell. When 19-year-old Tsarina Merrin thinks of a typical shopper at some of the national chains, she doesn’t think of herself, her friends or even contemporaries. “When I think of who is shopping at Abercrombie,” she said, “I think it’s more of people’s parents shopping for them.”

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Jan 31, 2014

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/01/business/retailers-ask-where-did-teenagers-go.html?ref=business&_r=0

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize what you learned from this report about retailing and teens?
  • What are the solutions that management should consider?

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