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  • Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:26 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Box's shares soared more than 70 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year. The start on the New York Stock Exchange came after Box Inc. sold 12.5 million shares for $14 apiece in a...

  • Apple's Cook gets hefty bonus for 2014 Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 7:40 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. Cook's pay for fiscal 2014 included $1.7 million in salary and $6.7 million in incentive pay that was awarded by Apple's board after he beat the performance goals that directors had set for him, according to a regulatory filing Thursday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that's less likely to be viewed as a freakish device. Ross will report to Tony Fadell, who played an instrumental role in the design of Apple's iPod and now runs the smart-appliance maker Nest Labs that...

  • Early movers: GPS, SBUX, SHOO, BHI & more Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 7:56 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • After-hours buzz: Macy's, Gap, Ruby Tuesday & more Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 5:08 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Macy's, Gap, Ruby Tuesday & more.

  • Jan 8- U.S. teen apparel retailers American Eagle Outfitters Inc and Aeropostale Inc said business in the holiday shopping quarter was better than they had expected as margins improved due to fewer discounts. American Eagle raised its fourth-quarter profit forecast and Aeropostale said it expected a smaller loss for the same period. Aeropostale's shares...

  • *Greater China, South Korea lead overseas Uniqlo sales. TOKYO, Jan 8- Japanese clothing firm Fast Retailing Co Ltd suggested it may lift its full-year profit guidance as global expansion takes root, with strong overseas sales at its flagship Uniqlo brand helping to boost quarterly profit more than expected. Growth outside its home turf is key to Fast Retailing...

  • Retail turning a corner? The case for a 2015 boost Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    The malls came alive this holiday season, and that is a good sign on the economy for 2015.

    After slogging through most of 2014, there are a number of factors that should give specialty stores a boost in the new year.

  • Midday movers: Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Hess & more Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:56 PM ET

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Where to find the best deals for the new year Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    People shop during day-after Christmas sales at Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, California December 26, 2014.

    With the new year comes a slew of new deals, as retailers try to capture late-in-the-season sales.

  • Ditching the ugly sweater? There's an app for that Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    People enter to Macy's store at the Newport Mall in Jersey City, New Jersey.

    Some stores are making it easier to return or exchange gifts by offering longer return periods, and there are even apps to do it.

  • Christmas countdown: Here's what shoppers want Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Holiday shoppers are spending more on experiences, like painting classes, this season.

    With an abundance of sales happening early on this holiday season, some retailers may fare better than others.

  • US retailers curb holiday borrowing, avoid inventory glut Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    "We are just not seeing huge borrowings by anyone," said Irene Marks, managing director of retail finance at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, which committed $11 billion in loans to retailers this year. GE Capital's senior managing director of retail finance Tim Tobin estimated that the percentage of credit used by retailers they had loaned to was on par or below the...

  • Guess which stores have the worst credit cards? Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    A shopper makes a credit card purchase at an H&M store.

    Don't be so quick to turn down that store credit card offer. Some can offer more valuable rewards than the best cash-back cards.

  • Fingers crossed: Retailers allow late online orders Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    A UPS truck is loaded with packages from the UPS Worldport.

    Many retailers are holding firm on their late-in-the-season deadlines—in some cases getting more aggressive than last year.

  • These 5 chains get a boost from lower gas prices Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass a Restoration Hardware store in New York.

    An analysis shows that many retailers actually see sales decline when oil prices fall. That may not be the case this time around.

  • Early Movers: BIG, DLTR, THI, AAPL, FIVE & more Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 7:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Dec 4- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast a current-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates and reported its fifth straight fall quarterly income as weak mall traffic and online competition hurt sales. American Eagle along with teen apparel retailers Aeropostale Inc and Abercrombie& Fitch Co have been struggling to boost...

  • After-hours buzz: Gap, Finisar, Smith & Wesson & more Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Gap shares jump on breakout November sales report Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:13 PM ET
    Sale signs in the windows of a GAP store.

    Gap shares jumped on Thursday after the retailer said same-store sales for November soared past Wall Street expectations.