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WEST HARTFORD, Conn./ CHICAGO, Nov 28- Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. "It just looks like any other weekend," said Angela Olivera, a 32- year-old housewife shopping for children's...
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 96 or 1.6 percent, to $59.63. Macy's Inc. rose $1.38 or 2.2 percent, to $64.91. Nordstrom rose$. 97 or 1.3 percent, to $76.38.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Halliburton Co., down $5.14 to $42.20. The energy exploration company and its industry peers saw shares fall after OPEC decided to maintain current levels of production.
Using credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. "No amount of rewards are going to be worth using a credit card and carrying a balance from one month to the next," said Bill Hardekopf, CEO of LowCards.com, which tracks credit card offers. A recent survey by the National Retail Federation found that about 38 percent of consumers planned to rely on credit...
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 55 or. 9 percent, to $59.22. Macy's Inc. rose $1.89 or 3.0 percent, to $65.42. Nordstrom rose $1.75 or 2.3 percent, to $77.16.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov 28- Mall crowds were relatively thin early on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Police responded to a handful of incidents at Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday, including to break up a fight over a Barbie...
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $58.67. Macy's Inc. fell$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $63.53. Nordstrom fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $75.41.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $59.01. Macy's Inc. fell$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $63.58. Nordstrom fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $75.43.
Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Kohl's are among the stores leading the pack in terms of audience size across three big social media platforms.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $58.98. Macy's Inc. fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $63.75. Nordstrom rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $75.64.
Former Toys R Us chief Jon Eyler talks turkey, saying it doesn't make sense on moral or economic grounds for stores to be open on Thanksgiving.
A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving.
NEW YORK— Falling gas prices. "Retail therapy is out the window for most Americans," said Ken Perkins, president of RetailMetrics LLC, a research firm. In fact, the National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into...
Still figuring out your Black Friday battle plan? This road map of store openings can help.
NEW YORK— Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through advertising deals and promotions.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving— an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. They're pushing shopper boycotts on Black Friday— the day after Thanksgiving— and on the holiday itself, which is...
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $58.83. Macy's Inc. fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $63.90. Nordstrom fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.89.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $59.10. Macy's Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $64.22. Nordstrom rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.27.
Here are five things retail analyst Brian Sozzi will be looking out for on Black Friday.