Fearless Predictions 2011: Retail Bounces Back
Sales surged during the recent holidays and most economic indicators point to growth. What a difference a year makes. Last year there was a feeling of uncertainty tempered by vague hopes of improvement, but only because the bottom had been hit and there was nowhere to go but up. Today, retailers are in a brighter mood and focusing on specific opportunities. Here is what to expect in 2011 from a collection of the smartest leaders in retailing.