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Telsey Advisory Group (TAG) is a leading woman-owned research, trading, banking, and consulting brokerage firm focused on the consumer sector.

With our long-standing history of evaluating and assessing the consumer market, TAG provides clients the detailed analysis and market context that is necessary to make strategic and investment decisions. Our focus sectors include: apparel, cosmetics, department stores, discounters, e-commerce, food and beverage, footwear, hardlines, home furnishings, luxury, off-price, specialty apparel, sporting goods, and supermarkets. Our comprehensive view of the consumer and full-service capabilities meet the broad needs of our clients.

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Five Below has had a rough year so far. Here's why

  • 06/14/24
  • CNBC

Since going public in 2012, discount retailer Five Below has grown its nationwide store count from less than 250 locations to more than 1,600. "You're paying a premium to get the growth that they're providing you," said Joe Feldman, senior managing director of Telsey Advisory Group. "But that premium, when...


Falling Gas Prices Could Help Inflation-pressured Consumers

  • 06/12/24
  • yahoo Finance

Filling up the tank could cost less this summer, and that would likely be a positive for consumer spending. One other spending concern to keep in mind might be how consumers handle their debt loads. Dana Telsey, chief investment officer at The Telsey Group, noted that consumer credit has deteriorate...


Americans are getting pickier, but they are still spending on hot items

  • 06/07/24
  • Reuters

Investors are scouring U.S. credit card spending patterns to size up which, if any, trends could give specialty retailers a boost in the summer months. "Outdoor grills, patio sets ...televisions, couches, beds, it's all been a bit challenging as of late," Telsey Advisory Group analyst Joseph Feldman said. "There was...


Big Lots may be making more turnaround progress than it seems

  • 06/06/24
  • Retail Dive

Big Lots’ first-quarter net sales fell 10.2% to $1 billion, down from $1.1 billion last year, the retailer said Thursday. The company also posted a net loss of $205 million, relatively flat from the prior year, though CEO Bruce Thorn said Big Lots’ net liquidity grew to $289 million, up...


Dollar Tree explores sale of struggling Family Dollar banner

  • 06/05/24
  • Reuters

Dollar Tree said on Wednesday it was exploring options, including a potential sale or spinoff of its Family Dollar banner, as it looks to restructure business amid still-high inflation that continues to strain consumer spending. This comes as a surprise considering the great efforts the company made in purchasing Family...


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