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Shutterstock/Olesia BilkeiConsumers are preoccupied with value when it comes to spending on apparel, jewelry, and accessories.
As a result, luxury brands like Tiffany & Co. have been struggling.
"We've seen such a slow down in the high end," Brian Yarbrough, analyst at Edward Jones told Business Insider.
While lower-end stores, like Ross and TJ Maxx are performing well, Tiffany's comparable sales declined 9% in the most recent quarter.
Thomson ReutersWENZHOU, China/HONG KONG (Reuters) - After two decades trying to make a life in China's entrepreneurial city of Wenzhou, Ji Shouquan and his brother Shoufang are ready to head home.
They say they have no hope of stepping onto the city's housing ladder and it is getting more difficult to earn a decent wage.
China is relying on millions of internal migrants taking up jobs in cities to boost the urban population and consumption.
Thomson ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist being held hostage by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, after an apparent photograph of the man was posted on the internet.
The photograph, apparently uploaded to the Internet late on Sunday, showed a bearded man dressed in orange holding a hand-written sign in Japanese.
"Please help me.
Screenshot via Bloomberg TVJim Chanos, the founder of Kynikos Associates, has spent years telling the world that the Chinese economy is a "treadmill to hell" running on debt.
Now, with a few big market scares coming from China over the past year — a currency devaluation, a few stock market crashes, and economic indicators flashing red — he is looking pretty prescient.
So during an interview for our "Hard Pass" podcast, my colleague Josh Barro and I asked Chanos what's happening in China right at this moment.