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Retail sales suffer

...There is a lack of traffic in the stores," said Roseanne Cumella, the senior vice president of merchandising at the Doneger Group, a New York-based retail consultancy that advises major stores on what fashions to buy. Ms. Cumella said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/bus_6016.shtml
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Colorful designer returns

...revival has worked, and bold prints are still vulnerable to more dour trends, said David Wolfe, creative director at The Doneger Group. "In Europe they've been trying to bring back the Pucci prints for several years now and have been only moderately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/liv_379957.shtml
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Recession forcing retailers to think small

...were prevalent at last week's apparel industry trade show in Las Vegas, says David Wolfe, creative director of The Doneger Group, which advises stores on apparel buying. Shoppers won't buy tops or dresses with seasonal designs because they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/13/bus_547718.shtml
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Focus from labels to essentials for urban youth

NEW YORK - For young people from low-income backgrounds, often faced with paying their own way and helping support their families, interest in designer labels is waning as the economic downturn strains wallets and helps boost the appeal of frugality.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/26/liv_542000.shtml
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Department stores get an infusion of affordable fashions

...the bottom, and left the middle bland area to the department stores," said David Wolfe, creative director at The Doneger Group, a merchandise buying office in New York, "Now, they are pumping excitement into that middle." Aimed at women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/bus_410121.shtml
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Cool, rainy weather puts a chill on swimwear sales

...had 6.9 inches of rain, 4.3 inches above average. Paula Correri, a market specialist for New York-based The Doneger Group, which consults with store buyers on what to buy, said swimsuit sales have been down double digits in the Northeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/30/bus_379859.shtml
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Spring fling

...and close to the body." Why the change from khaki cargo to flowers and frills? Pat Tunsky, creative director of the Doneger Group, a New York retail consultant, said there is a reversal of the Gap-inspired casual look characterized by modernism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/16/liv_287519.shtml
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