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 Eric Beder - “Suppliers are getting paid on time. And if you look just seasonally, this is one of the periods of lowest inventories for retailers, so this shouldn't be a period where you should have a lot of financial pressure on you.”
 Eric Beder - “The weather has been a boon for players who shipped spring goods early.”
 Eric Beder - “The real question is how the rise in gasoline prices is going to affect the holiday season. I think this will be the toughest test of the consumer in at least four years.”
 Eric Beder - “Every teen retailer has cynical shirts because it's a generation whose values are almost completely cynical. They're so clued into marketing and the wired world that they look at things with a more jaundiced eye than their parents.”
 Eric Beder - “Every teen retailer has cynical shirts because its a generation whose values are almost completely cynical, ... Theyre so clued into marketing and the wired world that they look at things with a more jaundiced eye than their parents.”
 Eric Beder - “Every teen retailer has cynical shirts because it's a generation whose values are almost completely cynical, ... They're so clued into marketing and the wired world that they look at things with a more jaundiced eye than their parents.”
 Eric Beder - “We're all sitting here waiting for this company to produce earnings from the changes Chuck Conaway has initiated. These changes are going to make a substantive difference. The market believes it. We do too. But it won't start being reflected until we see the hard numbers.”
 Eric Beder - “The store sizes are complementary. The Northeast has been a huge success for the company, and this is the last opportunity to enter the region in a big manner in one fell swoop.”
 Eric Beder - “If he can get the women's working, he can become a true lifestyle brand. Sean John can become more than just Puff Daddy's company.”
 Eric Beder - “Everyone wants to capture that full-price selling that you get from gift cards after Christmas. This is a perfect way to do it. Since it's 'found' money, (consumers) will pay full price for something that's kind of cool.”
 Eric Beder - “This week, in terms of the Christmas season, is probably the least important week, ... The last two weeks are probably going to be the most important. You have the widest spread between Christmas and New Year's that you can possibly have this year, so after this week, things really start to get interesting.”
 Eric Beder - “I think if consumers like the new Kmart, if the company has any business sense, you can argue they should go out and be very big with it.”
 Eric Beder - “I think if consumers like the new Kmart, if the company has any business sense, you can argue they should go out and be very big with it,”
 Eric Beder - “It's a very delicate balance for retailers to decide when to transition into the next season, ... Some retailers hope launching back-to-school lines early will result in better margins. But if a clothing chain picks out a trend and puts it into stores too early and that trend flops with consumers, it leads to lost dollars. Retailers don't want to be stuck with extra inventory so they'll start putting out the sales signs fast.”
 Eric Beder - “Frankly, we believe that this analysis is flawed and somewhat facile. We believe the risks remain acutely material at Bebe and for investors of Bebe.”