NEW YORK— The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. Best Buy was among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts. Lumber Liquidators, a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, plunged after its CEO abruptly quit the company.» Read More
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
With less vacant retail space available amid an improving economy, retailers are experimenting with pop-up stores within existing larger spaces.
The market now is a place in which even basic goods such as socks and razors are either incredibly cheap or extremely expensive.
Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.
The world’s largest orange diamond will be hitting the auction block and it’s expected to set a new world record for “fire diamonds” in both size and price.
Jackson Wong, vice president of Tanrich Securities, expects GOME to "finally" make a profit in the first half of the year but stresses the "fierce" online competition the group faces.
Barnes & Noble reported a deeper loss as sales of its Nook device and e-books continued to plunge, and its founder pulled the plug on his plan to buy its stores.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.
Wall Street braced for a possible ricochet effect on retailer results after American Eagle Outfitters slashed its guidance and teen retailer stocks plunged.
Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.
Break out your jelly sandals and overall shorts: 1990s fashion has staged a comeback, prompting U.S. retailers to respond with fresh inventory of the decade's hottest looks.
With a new CEO at the helm, RadioShack is out to reinvent itself and reconnect with customers that have long since turned to other retailers.
Best Buy will offer a weekend trade-in event that allows customers to exchange old, working iPads for a $200 gift certificate, All Things D reported on Friday.
Like it or not, it's time for back-to-school shopping. Retailers are pulling out all the stops to win your dollars for this very competitive-and important-shopping season.
Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.
Whole Foods is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese after an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one person.
Men's Wearhouse founder George Zimmer doesn't like this way this looks. The shareholder meeting was postponed because Zimmer, who was executive chariman, has been terminated.
Microsoft and Best Buy announced a deal where Microsoft will launch stores-within-stores at 600 Best Buy locations.
While the economic data show a recovery in place, it doesn't seem as if the message has gotten through to retailers serving lower- and middle-income consumers.