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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Bookseller Barnes & Noble said that Michael Huseby, the head of its digital division, has been named chief executive, effective immediately.
Target is investigating a breach involving stolen credit and debit card information for millions of its customers.
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Some retailers desperate for sales and customer loyalty have begun training their employees in the art of bargaining with customers. The NYT reports.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The SEC has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The holiday-shortened week includes housing starts, with Wall Street looking to decide if recent signs of softening bode anything longer term.
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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.
After a long period of losing customers to big-box and online retailers, many independent bookstores in the U.S. are seeing double-digit profits.
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A federal judge's ruling that Apple conspired to raise e-book prices may not mean cheaper e-books for consumers. Prices were already dropping.
Stocks logged their fourth-straight session in positive territory Tuesday, with the S&P 500 about 1 percent below its all-time closing high of 1,669.16, lifted by a positive start to second-quarter earnings season.
With Barnes & Noble in upheaval over losses in its digital reader division, the question may not be whether to buy a Nook but whether to buy any e-reader.
Analysts John Tinkerwith of Maxim Group and David Strasser of Janney Capital Markets discuss how to play the book retailer's latest move in senior management.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Tuesday, with major averages looking to post their fourth-straight session higher, as upbeat results from Alcoa lifted optimism over the second quarter earnings season.