Navigating the Perils of Investing in Retail

Anyone who has ever shopped with a teenager can tell you that retail is a fickle place. For investors, it's not just a matter of staying on top of the trends. Finding durable, differentiated brands is the key. Filtering for pro-social companies can help narrow the list, as long as you don't fall into the Gap trap.

It's hard to believe that a grocery store could book investors more than 30 times their initial investment, but that's just what Whole Foods has done for those who saw the organic trend coming some 20 years ago. However, it may not be too late to participate in the long-term growth of this organic foods powerhouse. In this brand-new premium report on the company, we walk through the key must-know items for every Whole Foods investor, including the main opportunities and threats facing the company. So make sure to claim your copy today by clicking here.

The article Navigating the Perils of Investing in Retail originally appeared on

Alyce Lomax has no position in any stocks mentioned, and neither does The Motley Fool. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.