Analysts said there's much work to be done at Wal-Mart, which has posted negative domestic sales for the past five quarters.
Michael Kors has a lot of fans out there. One that would have a tough time getting by without it: watchmaker Fossil Group.
Prices have gone up because of surging demand for the two main ingredients in craft beer: barley and hops.
Retailers have been trying to get a fresh read on the consumer and can't afford to sit back and wait for the tide to turn.
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