The Hottest Trend in Retail

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The following video is part of our "Talking Stocks" series, in which Motley Fool analysts Catherine Baab-Muguira and Lyons George discuss trends across the investing universe.

A hot new trend is driving the retail sector -- but unless you're a teenage girl, you may not be aware of it yet. It's called "fast fashion," and a few key retailers are getting in on this lucrative game. Markedly different from more traditional retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, or even Target, this new breed of retailer enjoys an extremely low-cost business model and is seeing incredible growth.

Two of the most exciting "fast fashion" retailers are Rue21 and Body Central. Should you add these retailers to your Watchlist?


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