Stocks could march into record territory in the week ahead—unless the economy starts to look too strong, or then again, too weak.
"Fast Money" traders discussed how to play retail companies, including Macy's, J.C. Penney and Ralph Lauren.
Jim Cramer predicts that one number announced next week will have traders worried when he reveals his game plan of stocks to watch.
*Microsoft jumps on news it's not pursuing Salesforce. May 8- U.S. stock indexes jumped more than 1 percent on Friday as strong jobs data indicated the U.S. economic growth was picking up momentum, but not enough to raise concerns about an earlier-than-expected interest-rate rise by the Federal Reserve. "Right now, the market's been pricing for December and the...
Wal-Mart, Target Corp, T.J. Maxx, Gap, and McDonald's Corp have already announced wage increases, and the trend appears to be trickling further into the retail and restaurant sectors. So far in this reporting season, companies such as Bed Bath& Beyond Inc and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc have discussed wage pressure, while Pier 1 Imports Inc plans incentive pay for the...
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Macy's is opening four off-price stores called Macy's Backstage in New York. Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, discusses the retailer's strategy.
Macy's on Tuesday lifted the lid on its new off-price business, its latest bid to reach a new set of shoppers.
Macy's latest growth initiative is in the off-price market.
American Wave Machines, a company that designs surf pools, is eyeing shopping centers for growth.
Retailers are tapping into more unique tactics to get shoppers spending in their stores.
Whether hiking, biking or camping, many Americans love the outdoors. That has helped boost retailer REI to new heights of success.
Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren predicts consumer spending will pick up this year, and sees growth ahead with its off-price stores.
Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren discusses his executive team and whether he plans to retire any time soon, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan. He also addresses changes the stores are making to appeal to Millennials.
With consumers in "good shape," Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren discusses the outlook for retail and Macy's pipeline, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Cowen & Co. broke down which retailers pay the most rent per square foot, as well as which rake in the most sales per square foot.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Penney, Macy's, Nordstrom and other department stores are accelerating their discounts ahead of the early Easter holiday.
Rents and occupancy rates at malls are outrunning those in the overall sector.
Multicultural shoppers account for a huge chunk of the millennial population.