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Takeaway: We will be hosting a European Channel Check Conference Call featuring retail expert Stacey Widlitz this Thurs (10/18) at 1:30pmEST


Retail Expert Call: European Trends Before Earnings


Topics will include:

  • International trends at ANF, RL, TJX, TIF, COH, GPS, URBN, KORS, LULU, FOSL, Whole Foods and Kate
    Spade (FNP)
  • Reports from the trenches for International Retailers including Burberry, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Zara, Topshop, Debenhams, Jack Wills, Selfridges, NEXT and Uniqlo
  • Analysis of the competitive landscape in the UK including updates on markdowns for public and non-public players
  • The importance of Chinese tourism in Europe (exposure 20%+) to luxury brands
  • Unique views on tourism and its relationship with spending  


  • Date: Thursday, October 18th
  • Time: 1:30pm EST
  • Number: Toll Free Number:
    • Direct Dial Number:
    • Conference Code: 636217#

Please dial in 5-10 minutes prior to the 1:30pm EST start time using the number and code provided above.
For more information regarding this call please email .

Stacey's Background

  • Currently President of SW Retail Advisors Inc., a consulting firm with offices in New York City and London
  • On air contributor on CNBC and writes for the cnbc.com blog
  • Started her career as a Retail Buyer for a major Department Store
  • Following her experience in the retail field, Stacey started her career on Wall Street covering Retail Equities
  • After receiving an MBA Stacey joined the Retail Equity Research Team at PaineWebber (now UBS) where she spent 3 years
  • Following UBS, Stacey worked as a Senior Analyst at SG Cowen, Fulcrum Partners
  • In 2005 was one of three analysts to launch the Research Department at Pali Capital, where she covered Retail and Home Video for 5 years
  • After more than a decade of experience covering Retail on Wall Street, Stacey launched SW Retail Advisors in 2011  
  • To learn more and read Stacey's blog please visit staceywidlitz.com