Target has set some space aside in its stores for a concept called "The Great Save." It's Target's experiment with bulk items that are sold at rivals such as Costco or Wal-Mart, but the execution of the concept has some analysts skeptical.
The move will put the manufacturer of products such as Tide detergent, Pampers diapers and Gillette shavers in direct competition with the some of its biggest customers, traditional retailers.
S&P 500 is sitting near 15 month highs, but why doesn't it feel that way? We have continued the slow drift higher that began (again) in November, but outside of that little has changed: still no pickup in volume or volatility. Here's what active traders said about it...
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Stocks struggled Thursday as the dollar rose and investors remained skittish ahead of Friday's jobs report. GE, Bank of America and Ford were among the day's gainers. Alcoa skidded.
Stocks skidded Thursday as the dollar rose, putting pressure on stocks that outweighed encouraging reports on employment and retail sales. Bank of America, Sears and Bed, Bath & Beyond were among the early leaders, while Alcoa stumbled.
Stocks opened lower on Wall Street as a rising dollar pressures commodity prices and outweighed another round of positive news in the job market.
Another round of better-than-expected employment figures did little to assuage investors as stock futures pointed to a negative open for Wall Street.
Holiday shoppers bought a little more jewelry, electronics and boots but passed by the women's clothing racks, according to figures released Wednesday.
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Online spending increased substantially this holiday, even though it's still a small player in the overall scheme of retail. Still, most economic experts say America has too many stores, and 2010 will see more shrinkage in the brick and mortar world.
As investors look for the retail sector to rebound in 2010, Jeff Klinefelter and Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analysts at Piper Jaffray, shared their picks and pans for the New Year.
Stocks erased their losses Wednesday — and the Dow and Nasdaq pulled off a gain — after a better-than-expected report on Midwest manufacturing.
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea has spent the last two months consolidating above $10, and now traders are looking for the heavily shorted grocer to push toward $13.
When I blogged last week about GlaxoSmithKline using the word “suck” in its new Nicorette ad campaign I thought it would be a one and done thing.
Because there are too many good reasons to buy stocks.
Home improvement store Lowe’s began selling solar panels on Thursday, giving seasoned do-it-yourselfers a chance to install the devices on their roofs themselves.
Sales at U.S. retailers rose more than expected in November according to a data on Friday, raising hopes of a self-sustaining economic recovery. What does the strong retail numbers mean for the stock market? Jon Fisher, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer T3live.com weighed in.
The Dow and S&P closed higher on Thursday as investors bet on a year-end rally with money rotating into the technology sector.
Stocks advanced, following encouraging reports on jobless claims and the trade deficit. Budding optimism about the recovery made consumer-discretionary stocks the day's best performer. Disney led the Dow.