Direct feeds from OTR editors expressing views on key issues and events in their industries, within and beyond the firm’s core coverage. Snapshots feature industry insights, source commentary and general observations.


May 01, 2019 | Cyclicals

Brazilian farm equipment dealers and manufacturers got a positive message at the kickoff of Agrishow Ribeirao Preto on Monday morning when Brazil's minister of agriculture announced an additional 500 million reais funding would be available for the M

February 08, 2019 | Consumer Retail

Tommy Orders Up Except for United Kingdom

February 01, 2019 | Consumer Retail

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be best known among her detractors for her thoughts on tax rates for the wealthy, but among her followers, she’s admired not just for her progressive politics but also her lifestyle views.

January 08, 2019 | TMT

Tech spending was strong during 2018 in the networking, storage and especially cybersecurity sectors covered by OTR Global’s Enterprise Technology group.

January 04, 2019 | Consumer Retail

OTR Global closely monitored online and in-store promotions at Tapestry Inc.’s Coach full-priced stores and found slightly elevated levels yy during October-December, with a slightly deeper discount of up to 50% off sale on sho

October 30, 2018 | Consumer Retail

Ahead of the holidays, retailers are clamoring to capture business left by Toys-"R"-Us Inc., which closed its final stores in June. “Toys and baby goods are the opportunity. Retailers are focused on it,” said one home supplier.

October 23, 2018 | Consumer Retail

When Sears Holding Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, it didn’t come as a surprise to mall operators or vendors, who had believed for years the retailer was in a free fall.

October 16, 2018 | Cyclicals

United States
EV Still Leads Alternative-Fuel Options

Snapshots are posted on a two-week delay.