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  • GOME needs to focus on online operations: pro     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    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 loss widens, Riggio halts buyout Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    The Barnes & Noble Nook, left, and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.

    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.

  • Retail: It's (almost) all bad news Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    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—just not at traditional malls Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Teen angst: Sales forecast sparks broader concern Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    Wall Street braced for a possible ricochet effect on retailer results after American Eagle Outfitters slashed its guidance and teen retailer stocks plunged.

  • Busting the myth of the back-to-school tax holiday Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.

  • What's the dealio? '90s fashions are back Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    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.

  • RadioShack revival? CEO says it's what he's after Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 3:57 PM ET

    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: Give us your tired, poor iPads Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Good grades ahead for back-to-school sales Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    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.

  • Pumped up kicks? Sneaker sales soar Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    Jaime Penaloza, a member of an Instagram group called "Sneakaholics," poses with his shoe collection.

    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 Recalls Cheese After Listeria Outbreak Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Zimmer, You Might Not Like the Way This Looks Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    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.

  • Tech Boutiques: Microsoft Teams Up With Best Buy Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:19 PM ET

    Microsoft and Best Buy announced a deal where Microsoft will launch stores-within-stores at 600 Best Buy locations.

  • Investors—And Consumers—Still Focused on High End Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 6:46 PM ET
    The Gap's flagship store in San Francisco

    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.

  • Entrepreneurs Get Creative With Loyalty Rewards Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    Small businesses are using their personality and personal touch to their advantage over the big guys with creative loyalty rewards programs, reports USA Today.

  • Lululemon CEO's Exit Risks an Apple-Like Scenario Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:25 PM ET

    The sudden departure of Lululemon Athletica's CEO left analysts scratching their heads on Tuesday and prompted a wave of price target cuts and downgrades of the company's stock.

  • Namaste: Lululemon CEO to Resign After Pants Flap Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    Christine Day, CEO of Lululemon Athletica Inc., speaks during an event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Feb. 15, 2013.

    Lululemon said its CEO will step down. The news came a few months after the company had to recall one of its yoga pants for being too sheer. The company also beat on earnings.

  • Customer Clout: Retail Acting on Shopper Reviews Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Customer reviews influencing what retailers do more than ever before. The culprit: social media and the risks that negative comments can go viral quicker than ever before.

  • Target's Plan for Brides: Say Yes to the Dress Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Target's new bridal collection

    Attention, busy brides-to-be, you can now add wedding gown to your Target shopping carts since the discount retailer has become the the latest retailer to move into the increasingly crowded space.