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Kohl's Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $58.77. Macy's Inc. rose$. 57 or. 9 percent, to $63.87. Nordstrom rose$. 41 or. 5 percent, to $76.12.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 98 or 1.7 percent, to $58.36. Macy's Inc. rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $63.30. Nordstrom fell $1.18 or 1.5 percent, to $75.71.
NEW YORK— J.C. Penney Co. is bringing back the catalog, but shoppers shouldn't expect one the size of a massive phone book. The move was first reported by The Wall Street Journal's online edition Monday. "We're certainly not going back to a traditional big book catalog business, but we will be issuing a more robust home mailer," said Kate Coultas, a spokeswoman at J.C....
Kohl's Corp. fell $1.17 or 2.0 percent, to $58.17. Macy's Inc. fell$. 62 or 1.0 percent, to $62.52. Nordstrom fell $1.39 or 1.8 percent, to $75.50.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $59.00. Macy's Inc. fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $62.97. Nordstrom fell$. 79 or 1.0 percent, to $76.10.
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