The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.» Read More
*Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.
*Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight day of gains, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Aug 18- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc said it had reappointed Julian Geiger as chief executive as it seeks to win back customers and stanch six quarters of losses.
Aug 18- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc said it had reappointed Julian Geiger as chief executive with immediate effect. Geiger, who was CEO of the retailer from 1996 to 2009, will replace Thomas Johnson, who has held the position since 2010..
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
Retailers make up about two thirds of the 20 most shorted companies announcing earnings this week. Here's the "short" list.
CNBC's Andrea Day reports on a case of corporate corruption involving one of the country's biggest teen retailers.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
Retailers are getting creative to try to jump-start the consumer. Here are 13 of the latest tactics. Brian Sozzi gives them the thumbs up or thumbs down.
As children and teens have a growing influence on purchases, stores with the latest trends will position themselves to win back-to-school sales.
LONDON/ MADRID, July 16- Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.
Some of Friday midday movers:
Victoria's Secret is putting its more youthful Pink segment on the fast track, with plans to open about 30 stores this year.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record, as investors cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports and merger activity.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures added to gains Tuesday after the long holiday weekend as investors cheered a better-than-expected durable goods orders report.
Stocks rose Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its first weekly advance in three, after a better-than-expected housing report.