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  • Cramer: Be careful—some stocks are up artificially Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 6:21 PM ET
    A shopper makes a purchase at JC Penney in North Riverside, Illinois.

    Jim Cramer loved the rally on Wednesday, but warned that some stocks will rally into the New Year artificially.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 22- When he was about to plunk down a hefty amount for a new mattress three years ago, Sean McQuay, like many shoppers, swooned at the extra discount the store offered for opening up a line of credit. While Capital One leads CreditSesame's pack, Sears and Macy's clock in at 8 and 9, and rounding out the top 20 are cards from Kohl's, Home Depot, JC Penney,...

  • Mania! Rushing to deliver millions of holiday gifts Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 7:41 AM ET
    FedEx employees make deliveries in Manhattan.

    FedEx and UPS with a combined 947 million packages to deliver between Black Friday and Christmas Eve - up 8 percent from last year's forecasts.

  • Giving gift cards this year? Beware of these scams Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Gift cards are displayed for sale at a Kroger Co. store in Peoria, Illinois.

    A rundown of scams that thieves use to drain gift cards of their value before the recipient can use them. NBCNews reports.

  • Department stores are leaving $1B on the table Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 2:17 PM ET
    Shoppers walk with TJ Maxx and Macy's bags in Herald Square, New York.

    Off-price retailers are capturing share from department stores, which have left nearly $1 billion up for grabs due to store closings.

  • Dec 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's marketing head, Stephen Quinn, will retire in January, the company said in a statement on Thursday. Francis spent more than 26 years with Target before joining DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc in 2013 where he served as the company's Chief Marketing Officer. Francis said in August that he would step down from his role at DreamWorks in...

  • Dec 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's marketing head Stephen Quinn is expected to retire in January, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. Francis, who spent more than 26 years with Target, said in August he would step down as CMO of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc in December. He joined DreamWorks in 2013..

  • Early movers: CVX, FB, YUM, NCLH, JCP & more Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's early movers: CVX, FB, YUM, NCLH, JCP & more

  • After-hours buzz: First Solar, SunPower, Avon & more Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 5:12 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday: First Solar, SunPower, Avon & more.

  • *J.C. Penney, Backcountry.com also settle. Dec 9- Four U.S. retailers agreed to pay $1.3 million of fines to settle U.S. civil charges that they deceived consumers by falsely labeling and advertising textile products as containing bamboo, when they were actually made from rayon. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc will pay $500,000, Nordstrom Inc will pay $360,000, J.C. Penney Co...

  • Dec 9- U.S. officials on Wednesday sued J.C. Penney Co Inc, accusing the retailer of deceiving consumers by advertising textile fiber products as containing bamboo and bamboo fiber, when they actually contain rayon. According to a complaint filed by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, J.C. Penney in "numerous instances" deceptively...

  • J.C. Penney is sued by U.S. over marketing Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 9:33 AM ET

    Dec 9- U.S. officials on Wednesday filed a lawsuit accusing J.C. Penney Co Inc of misleading consumers by deceptively advertising textile fiber products as containing bamboo and bamboo fiber, when they actually contain rayon. The lawsuit was filed in the federal court in Washington, D.C., according to court records. It seeks civil penalties and a halt to further...

  • 3 things department stores must do: Ex-Saks CEO Sunday, 6 Dec 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    People shop in the Manhattan Mall in New York City.

    Former Saks CEO Steve Sadove reflects on what can fix department store sales.

  • Retail stocks not big performers on Cyber Monday Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 10:06 AM ET
    A worker prepares packages for delivery at an Amazon.com warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

    Of the 10 Cyber Monday promotions since 2005, the major department stores have all traded down at least 9 of the 10 sessions.

  • Nov 29- U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual consumer poll. NRF Chief Executive Officer Matt Shay said that he was encouraged by signs of improving...

  • *U.S. markets close early day after Thanksgiving holiday. U.S. stock markets closed three hours earlier following the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, with many traders taking the day off. "We're going to get today over with and hit the ground running next week," said Brian Battle, director of trading at Performance Trust Capital Partners in Chicago.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks ended narrowly mixed in light volume trade, under some pressure from declines in Disney and oil prices.

  • Not the Black Friday retailers were hoping for Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 12:55 PM ET
    A shopper during Black Friday at a Target store in Chicago, November 27, 2015.

    Shoppers turned out in droves for Black Friday deals, but are they enough to boost bottom lines?

  • Nov 27- Wall Street was little changed in light trading on Friday, with consumer stocks falling as investors worried about early reports on the U.S. holiday shopping season and Disney weighed. U.S. stock markets were scheduled to close three hours early at 1 p.m. ET after being shuttered all day Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday. "We're going to get today over...

  • PITTSBURGH/ CHICAGO, Nov 27- Crowds were thin at U.S. stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Black Friday and on Thanksgiving evening as shoppers responded to early holiday discounts with caution and bad weather hurt turnout. That reflects the new normal of U.S. holiday shopping, where stores open up with deals on Thanksgiving Thursday itself, rather than...