The retail clothing business is highly competitive, but consumers are increasingly ready to spend if stores offer the right merchandise mix, quality, and price.
Although for the U.S. as a whole retail apparel sales are growing slowly at best, select large retail chains are still able to post healthy year-over-year revenue increases.
Although every person on the planet is a potential customer, food products companies' success depends on efficient production, wide distribution and a flair for product innovation.
More Americans than ever are enjoying outdoor recreation, which bodes well for the companies that manufacture the equipment and apparel needed to make the outdoor experience more fun.
The people in the seats are not the only ones having fun at the movies -- major theater operators enjoyed a super second quarter.
Americans are out having fun again, and the major amusement- and theme-park companies are achieving record revenue.