Retailers, consumers and prices
Saks goes Canadian, eh
“Being able to ship internationally has been a top priority for saks.com in 2008,” said Roger Scholl, VP of operations for Saks Direct, in a release.
Canadian online spending for retail goods in 2009 is forecast to grow 21 percent and total $16 billion, according to eMarketer.
U.S. fashion brands are looking outside the country to bolster sales during a challenging retail environment, encouraged by a wave of foreign shoppers that has buoyed profits.