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 Kurt Barnard - “Discounters have captured the world. They discounters all did very, very well, but it also underscores once again that it is chic to hunt for bargains and it is chic to save, and that is what the American public wants today, and probably wants forever.”
 Kurt Barnard - “The numbers today are nothing other than big generators of yawns.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Discounters have captured the world, ... They discounters all did very, very well, but it also underscores once again that it is chic to hunt for bargains and it is chic to save, and that is what the American public wants today, and probably wants forever.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Consumers have turned cautious. They have stopped buying things frivolously. Consumers do spend money today, but they will buy only what they need, will insist on good quality and fashion. But they will buy cautiously, and not buy extravagantly.”
 Kurt Barnard - “This has become far more important today. Kids are becoming more independent.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Tommy is in trouble, ... The casual wear market is already saturated and profits are slumping. Let's see what Dyer can do.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Consumers have been and continue to be on a spending spree and that has benefited most retailers, ... The universe has been very retail friendly.”
 Kurt Barnard - “We think consumer spending will go back to the kind of level we expected for the fourth quarter before the attacks happened, and that level was not one of great strength. We were thinking that it might be 2 to 3 percent above last year on a same-store basis, and last year was pretty bad. We would be coming off a weak base.”
 Kurt Barnard - “It's going to continue on this level for some time. Maybe if the weather really improves, we'll find a little pop to retail sales, but even if it does improve, there will still be the contraction in the economy.”
 Kurt Barnard - “The weather was a factor and the effects of higher gasoline prices are finally catching up with retailers at the registers. Beyond that, I think we're likely to see softness for the next two to three months.”
 Kurt Barnard - “This is really the surprise of the year. We should have really anticipated it because suddenly the weather turned very cold.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Consumer spending had been in decline before this awful tragedy happened. Now comes this additional damper. Considering we are living in state of shock, sorrow and sadness, we really can't expect people to just go out on wild shopping binges.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Consumer spending had been in decline before this awful tragedy happened. Now comes this additional damper, ... Considering we are living in state of shock, sorrow and sadness, we really can't expect people to just go out on wild shopping binges.”
 Kurt Barnard - “There's a general sense of weakness and caution and I'll tell you the headlines in the newspapers these days do not help, ... We're seeing more layoffs and consumers are beginning to feel there's a cold winter breeze suddenly blowing their way.”
 Kurt Barnard - “There's a general sense of weakness and caution and I'll tell you, the headlines in the newspapers these days do not help, ... We're seeing more layoffs and consumers are beginning to feel there's a cold winter breeze suddenly blowing their way.”
 Kurt Barnard - “There's a general sense of weakness and caution and I'll tell you, the headlines in the newspapers these days do not help. We're seeing more layoffs and consumers are beginning to feel there's a cold winter breeze suddenly blowing their way.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Rebates are wonderful to the extent that they are executed, regardless of the deficit.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Rebates are wonderful to the extent that they are executed, regardless of the deficit,”
 Kurt Barnard - “Amazon's prospects, in my view, are at best limited. They may do some wonderful things, but the market isn't there. It's like a jockey beating a horse with three legs.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Amazon's prospects, in my view, are at best limited. They may do some wonderful things, but the market isn't there. It's like a jockey beating a horse with three legs,”
 Kurt Barnard - “Retailing and consumer spending are a function of a four-letter word -- jobs. And there are no jobs being formed in the United States at the present time. We are in an unfortunate labor climate, one that might be called not at all propitious for retail spending.”
 Kurt Barnard - “One word - dismal. There's nothing else to be said but absolutely dismal.”
 Kurt Barnard - “It's charitable to use the word 'dismal,' ... It's a reflection both of the weather and the contraction of the economy, and it really seems to have hit everybody.”
 Kurt Barnard - “Consumers still aren't in a spending mood, ... This year is going to be modestly better. The emphasis is on the word 'modest.'”
 Kurt Barnard - “This is actually a little worse than I expected, and particularly bad when viewed within the context of a year ago, which was already very weak.”

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