Lululemon’s shares, Rising dollar, Consumer spending up, Opening Ceremony expands to Tokyo…

A piece of the Lululemon mantra

Lululemon Weathering the Tough Retail Season (Seeking Alpha) Lululemon, the Canadian yoga wear retailer sees its shares jump by 9 percent. Strong dollar makes for weak results (Just-Style) The rising dollar is adversely affecting European retailers. Consumer Spending on the Upswing (Seeking Alpha) “US consumers continued the increased spending pattern that began in January 2009 into February 2009, spending slightly more in

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Watches’ appeal fades, Bullish accessories, Louis Vuitton halts store, Opening Ceremony

Rolex appeal fades as recession blues hit Singapore (Reuters) As Singapore enters a recession, the demand for luxury watches such as Rolex is declining. Accessories Transform Consumer Fashion Sense Into Billion Dollar Surge (Marketwatch) In a tough market, some accessories categories are experiencing “bullish” growth.” Louis Vuitton Scraps Plans for Ginza Flagship (WWD) A 10 story Ginza flagship store in Tokyo has

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