Monday, September 20, 2010

More fuel for inflation?

Fashion chains far from cheerful about future of cheap chic

It was a sign of the times: fashion so cheap it became "disposable" as globalisation brought containerloads of low-cost clothes to the UK. But the days of the £4 jeans and £2 T-shirt could be numbered, with analysts and retailers now warning that the era of constantly reducing prices is coming to an end.

Posted by mr g @ 07:46 PM (1050 views)
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4 thoughts on “More fuel for inflation?

  • Went shopping this evening to costco, chicken was 30% more per kilo than last week…

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  • Millions of public-sector and private-sector job losses coming soon. VAT rise to 20%. Price of clothes, food, and petrol rising strongly. Wages stagnating.

    There will be a bloodbath on the high street over the next twelve months. I wouldn’t want to be invested in retail commercial property or shopping centres. Who will be the next Woolworths?

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  • I’ve noticed the clothing quality has nosedived at places like Next and M and S since the credit crunch.
    My sis and I used to buy heaps at every Next sale but we hardly go in there now.

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