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TORONTO, Dec 3- U.S. retailers looking north in their quest for growth should consider the frosty reception Canada has so far given trendy discounter Target Corp a cautionary tale: what looks like a simple border crossing can easily go wrong.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Deckers Outdoor are rising Monday, with an analyst saying that demand seemed strong for the company's Ugg boots over the holiday weekend even though there were few promotions. THE ANALYSIS: Camilo Lyon of Canaccord Genuity said in a client note that Nordstrom stores had Ugg boots prominently displayed over Thanksgiving weekend.
Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped. Even Macy's Inc's flagship store in New York City opened then for the first time in its 155- year history, at 8 p.m. Some U.S. shoppers played along, hitting the Internet and stores on Thanksgiving.
Skariachan NEW YORK, Nov 29- U.S. retailers' controversial choice to kick off the U.S. holiday shopping season early, on Thanksgiving, may not pay off as much as they had hoped.
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CHATHAM, N.J./ LOS ANGELES/ WHITE PLAINS, NY, Nov 27- T he 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its ugly sweaters and, for many retailers, even uglier discounts.
Nov 25- Shoppers who want to avoid long lines to nab a deal during Black Friday can download new apps that will let them shop for bargains from the comfort of their home.
High-end retailers are doing well, but low-end stores are cautious and very promotional.
With consumers expected to do more of their holiday shopping online than ever, Amazon stands to benefit, but can the online giant keep this advantage forever?
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Companies making headlines after the bell.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street on Thursday following dovish remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen will likely stick to a tight script when she appears on Capitol Hill, but her comments could still make waves in markets.
Nov 13- Sales at Macy's Inc rebounded in the latest quarter, joining signs at other retailers that consumers will spend this holiday season if the price is right. Last week, Gap Inc, Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc and J.C. Penney Co Inc reported much stronger sales for October than they had for September and August.
Nov 13- Macy's Inc on Wednesday reported a rebound in sales, helped by more promotions, and the U.S. department store chain said business was improving as the holiday season nears. "We have consciously gone after that opening price point business lately and have been very successful there," Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet said on a conference call.
Macy's was the first big retailer to report, and its results this morning were certainly encouraging.
With shoppers turning more and more to the Web, discount retailers are lagging behind full-priced stores in their e-commerce presence.
Stocks ride a strong tailwind into the week ahead, but the Fed could remain a source of nervousness if interest rates continue to rise.