L Brands shares are down nearly 30 percent this year as the company's financial guidance disappointed investors.
Retail stocks are still a favorite among some analysts, but others warn investors to stay away.
Debating the retail sector with Amplify ETFs Christian Magoon, with the bear position, and The Prudent Speculator's John Buckingham, with the bull position.
As retailers leave space behind, others are scooping up their best locations.
Abercrombie & Fitch's rebranding efforts are falling flat.
Aerie is looking to build on its momentum by opening 50 new stores in 2017, and going after a category that Victoria's Secret left behind.
Investors bolted from L Brands' stock Thursday, putting its shares on pace for the second-worst day in the company's history.
Retail leaders and trade groups are increasing the pressure they're putting on Washington, D.C., as it relates to a border adjustment tax.
Jefferies believes the anticipation of lower taxes in 2017 could present an investment opportunity among a group of stocks.
Many of the specialty apparel chains that presented at this week's ICR Conference spoke to the difficulties they are facing.
Many retailers reported choppiness in the all-important holiday selling season, with shoppers slowing their shopping more than expected.
Retail promotions remained rampant in November and December, but they held steady in the days after Christmas.
Facial recognition, computer vision and artificial intelligence are quickly becoming a part of everyday brick-and-mortar shopping.
More upheaval is ahead for retail, as changes to the political landscape and in consumer behavior will force the biggest players to adapt.
Susan Anderson, FBR Capital Markets provides insight to the retail sector as the holiday shopping season heads into the home stretch.
As Victoria's Secret continues to grow its share of the market, some chinks have started to appear in its armor.
Several popular brands and categories are well-positioned to benefit from an anticipated holiday spending boost.
Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including this group that just landed in his favor recently.
Stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, the last day of the month, as energy stocks surging on an OPEC deal to cut production.
Stocks closed higher on Tuesday, led by health care, as investors digested falling oil prices ahead of a key OPEC meeting.