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Article Date: September 2020
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Journeys to Benefit from Extended Back-to-School

Genesco has seen a more drawn out Back-to-School season at Journeys, as shopping patterns were more normal for the one-third of kids attending school in person, but there was much less urgency from the other two-thirds who are learning virtually at home. In a fireside chat at the C.L. King virtual investor conference, GCO said that comparisons to last year were difficult in the U.S., with double-digit comp declines extending from Jul. into Aug., but it sees the BTS season continuing through Sep. and even into Oct. In the U.K., where school is resuming almost entirely in person, both traffic ... Log in to view full article.


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